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Sunshine Coast Council
Redland City Council
​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living
Play 15 April 2019 - 17 November 2019

​fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living

fabric 2019 celebrates the rich talents of Sunshine Coast artisans and designers.
fabric brings art and sustainability together in an exciting new program of activities.

Bookings open Monday 15 April.

Biosphere Nomination for the Sunshine Coast
Play 18 April 2019 - 28 June 2019

Biosphere Nomination for the Sunshine Coast

You are invited to contribute to informing council’s proposal to nominate the local government area to become a UNESCO Biosphere via the survey below.

Survey submissions close Friday 28 June at 5 pm.

Botanical natural dye workshop and high tea with Anne Harris
Play 17 June 2019 -

Botanical natural dye workshop and high tea with Anne Harris

​Learn the art of dyeing with Anne Harris while you enjoy a high tea lunch of 6 courses

Doonan Open Data Expo
Play 21 June 2019 -

Doonan Open Data Expo

Where technology meets nature to awaken our senses.

E bike sessions
Play 25 August 2018 - 26 May 2019

E bike sessions

​If you’ve ever wondered what all the E-bike fuss is about, these are the sessions for you.
The Sunshine Coast Environment Council’s Come and Try E-bikes sessions are the perfect opportunity to try before you buy.

Heidi Middleton Designer Talk
Play 30 May 2019 -

Heidi Middleton Designer Talk

Join Heidi Middleton in conversation as she shares her alternative vision of fast fashion and her journey

Indigo shibori sampler
Play 09 June 2019 -

Indigo shibori sampler

Learn the art of stitched shibori and natural indigo dyeing

Maintain and Repair Bikes
Play 01 May 2019 - 25 May 2019

Maintain and Repair Bikes

Join P2P supported social entrepreneur and founder of Cycle Up, Josh Poland, for a fully-inclusive, fix-it café style event.
- Remove and replace wheels, repair tyres or tubes and clean or maintain a drive chain.
- Help out a great cause by practicing on unwanted or unused bicycles that will be donated.
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Making garden clouds
Play 02 June 2019 -

Making garden clouds

Use reclaimed fabric and foraged garden materials to make a garden play space

National Clean Technologies Conference: 29-31 May 2019
Play 29 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

National Clean Technologies Conference: 29-31 May 2019

Don’t miss Australia's only event for the producers, stakeholders and commercial end-users of clean technology to come together and do business.
250+ Delegates, 40+ Exhibitors, 55+ Keynote and Industry Speakers

Our Resilient Coast. Our Future
Resources 14 May 2019 - 11 June 2019

Our Resilient Coast. Our Future

Will the coastline you love be the same in 20 years? 50 years? 100 years?
Come and connect with us at one of our community events

Sustainable Futures Expo
Play 22 June 2019 -

Sustainable Futures Expo

The Sustainable Futures Expo has been designed as an interesting and educational guide to assist everyday consumers in making sustainable decisions towards living a well-balanced lifestyle in their choices around health, wealth & lifestyle.

Sustainable Packaging - What it means for small food businesses
Play 27 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

Sustainable Packaging - What it means for small food businesses

• Explore key national and global insights which shape FMCG sustainable packaging trends
• Learn more about the 2025 National Packaging Waste Targets
• Connect and collaborate with the right resources and networks

The Whale's Tale
Play 09 June 2019 -

The Whale's Tale

Come watch this highly interactive, playful and full of riotous slapstick. The Whale’s Tale is an environmental tale to warm the heart while reflecting on the consequences of our actions and our impact on the environment.

World Environment Day
Play 02 June 2019 -

World Environment Day

The Sunshine Coast Environment Council's WED Festival is a celebration of our unique environment with live performances, wholesome food, sustainable stall holders, a fun kids program, live music, innovative displays, community and environment groups to meet and learn from AND more activities than you can poke a stick at!