Sustainability

ECOfiesta
Ecofiesta

A festival of fun, friendship and eco-inspiration. The ECOfiesta celebrates and showcases our unique natural environment, tropical lifestyle and green economy. More

Sustainability Grants

Council funding to support sustainability initiatives by local not-for-profit organisations and schools. More

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ECOlogic Home

ECOlogic Home is a portal of resources for sustainable living in the tropics. More

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ECOlogic Business

Resources, programs and support for a sustainable and prosperous business. More

Sustainability education
ECOLogic Community

Find out about local sustainability groups, on-ground programs, grants, how to run a sustainable event and the annual ECOfiesta. More

Great Northern Clean Up
Great Northern Clean Up

The Great Northern Clean Up is a hands-on opportunity for schools to have a positive impact on their surroundings. More

Our Cairns Coast

Our Cairns Coast: Adapting for the Future More

Cairns Youth Climate Summit
Cairns Youth Climate Summit

The Cairns Youth Climate Summit is an opportunity for high school aged students to help shape climate actions for the Cairns region until 2030. More

Climate Change

Council is working to reduce emissions, unlock opportunities of the low carbon economy, manage climate risks and adapt to impacts. More

Cairns Regional Council is Reef Guardian Council
Reef Guardian Council

An overview of Council's Reef Guardian Council actions to improve the health of the Great Barrier Reef. More

EVENTS, NEWS & REMINDERS STRAIGHT TO YOUR DEVICE
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EVENTS, NEWS & REMINDERS STRAIGHT TO YOUR DEVICE
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Last updated: 28 October 2020

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Practical advice for investing your superannuation for a more sustainable future πŸŒ±πŸ•°πŸ’°
Learn how we can reap the rewards of carbon storage in healthy soil πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎπŸŒ±
Want to learn about collectively owned renewable energy? This is the webinar for you! 🌞 πŸ€“
🐦🐦Tweet tweet! It's time to step outside and record the backyard birds you've spotted in the name of citizen science and biodiversity 🐦🐦
⏳ Last chance to do the Our Cairns Survey, closing today, 5pm Friday the 16th. Have your say on the future of Cairns! πŸ‘‰https://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/have-say/open/ourcairns
Join Victor Steffensen to talk about his best selling book Fire Country, with Barry Hunter talking about Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers in what looks to be a fantastic webinar.🌱
πŸ“£ Calling all parents, students, teachers and school leaders - do not miss this online event from the Sustainable Schools Network. Featuring Craig Reucassel (War on Waste, Fight for Planet A), young leaders, workshops and a finale of a Regional Queensland School Showcase, make sure you register now: πŸ‘‰https://events.humanitix.com/connecting-regional-queensland-sustainable-schools-summit
TODAY 3:30- 6PM! Connections for Resilience - FNQ Educators Professional Development Event. http://connectionsresilience.eventbrite.com/ Please join the Zoom event,: https://bit.ly/33icbAj CHECK OUT THE PROGRAM BELOW!! You can switch between streams in the second half of the event any time using these links: - Community Wellbeing and a Smart Green Economy: https://bit.ly/33icbAj - Reef and Rainforest Resilience https://bit.ly/3kZscAY - Networking and Questions: https://bit.ly/3kZscAY
A fundraising (and hair raising) event for FNQ Wildlife Rescue
πŸ‘‰Check out the speakers for the Connections for Resilience - Cairns Educators Professional Development Event πŸ‘‰Register: http://connectionsresilience.eventbrite.com/ This is great opportunity to learn how we can collectively inspire constructive hope in a changing world 🌱 Anyone working in education and all who are interested are very welcome to join. Australian Association for Environmental Education Inc. Cairns Regional Council Tangaroa Blue Wet Tropics World Heritage Area Terrain NRM Cairns and Far North Environment Centre JCU: James Cook University, Australia
πŸ‘‰Eco-anxiety: Exploring the Psychological Impacts of Climate Change. πŸ€“This research seeks to better understand individual experiences of anxiety relating to climate change and other environmental problems (e.g., global warming, ecological degradation and species extinction). To participate please click here: http://canberrahealth.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3t0xl4WcidDdP93
Registrations are now open for free online Global Smart Energy Summit 29-30 September βœ…. This Smart Energy Council event is not to be missed! Learn more about the stellar line up and REGISTER FREE via link πŸ”— http://smartenergy.org.au/global-summit #smartenergysummit #millionjobsplan #jobs #cleanrecovery
Speed date a Sustainability Architecture Expert this World Architecture Day, October 5!!! Registration is FREE, be quick places are limited πŸ‘‰http://sdse.ata.org.au/register-for-world-architecture-day-qld-aia/ When : Monday, October 5th Time: 3 - 5pm Where: Online. Zoom link will be provided upon registration. In celebration of the 2020 World Architecture Day, the Queensland Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) is giving you the chance to meet with some of Australia's leading sustainable architects. To see the full list of architects head to: http://sdse.ata.org.au/sdse_event/world-architecture-day-queensland-aia/
Learn how you can live sustainably by hearing from the owner of the Petersen Street Powerstation featured at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable House Day. πŸ‘‰Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/petersen-street-powerstation-2/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/
This stunning tropical home by Lawson Designs will be featured at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This cool home has no aircon and is passively designed for the environment. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable House Day. πŸ‘‰Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/tropical-pavilions/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/
Check out another of the amazing homes featuring at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This home by MYBUILD Solutions offers a great way to provide affordable housing as a house or granny flat. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable house day. πŸ‘‰Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/mybuild-solutions-tiny-home/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/