The National Sustainability Festival is the largest and longest-running sustainability-themed event in Australia. The festival aims to inspire and provide solutions to the sustainability and climate challenges currently faced, both now and into the future.
The month-long program showcases local and international sustainability and climate thought leaders presenting critical understandings, observations and insights to help inform and guide the stark choices that now stand before all Australians.
Cutting-edge sustainability and innovative climate change solutions will be presented in both virtual and in-person formats throughout the month of February, with live-streamed presentations, interactive discussion forums, and digital workshops on a variety of topics. Check the event website for the full event program.
|Thu 22 Feb
|Fri 23 Feb
|Sat 24 Feb
|Sun 25 Feb
|Mon 26 Feb
|Tue 27 Feb
|Wed 28 Feb
|Thu 29 Feb
Price and bookings
This is a free event
Part of the Sustainable Living Festival
Stephanie Kelton: The Deficit Myth
A discussion looking at government spending and the implications for the future.
Documentary Screening: Finding the Money
An underdog group of economists on a mission to instigate national debt – and the nature of money.
Live More with Less Finale: From Eco-overwhelm to Optimism
A hopeful and surprising discussion with sustainable living trailblazers.
The Great Local Picnic
A community picnic celebrating local food, sustainability and zero waste.
Sustainable Style Beats Fashion Flings
Learn how to spot soul mate garments from fleeting fashion flings.
Picnic Parade with Dirtgirl and Costa the Garden Gnome
Family costume parade celebrating nature and sustainability.
Only In The City
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to epic pop-ups, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
Panel Talk: Invest in Women Makes Economic Sense
An expert panel talk in celebration of International Women's Day.
Artists’ Syllabus: Jenna Lee
Jenna Lee lead the next Artists' Syllabus at Melbourne Art Library.