Events calendar

The EstuaryWatch and Waterwatch programs host community events throughout the year. Check out our calendar of events to see what’s on near you.

Jun 2017

Events in June 2017

National Reconciliation Week National

Saturday 27th
9:00am - 9:00am

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) runs annually from 27 May – 3 June. These dates mark two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey: The 1967 referendum and the historic Mabo decision, respectively.

The theme for #NRW2017 is ‘Let’s Take the Next Steps’.

Film Screening "Tomorrow" an eco-documentary marking World Environment Day Ballarat

Sunday 4th
4:00pm - 7:00pm

BREAZE, with support of the City of Ballarat is inviting Ballarat residents to celebrate World Environment Day by attending a film screening of "Demain" (Tomorrow) in the Minerva Room at the beautifully restored Ballarat Mechanics Institute.

The film highlights the achievements of a number of communities around the world that have taken action to dramatically reduce emissions to prevent runaway climate change.

One session only, Sunday June 4th, 4pm.  The Minerva Space, Ballaarat Mechanics Institute. 117 Sturt Street, Ballarat. 

Entry is by Donation. Tickets can be booked online:  
Film length: 118mins + discussion.  All welcome.

Contact: Tim Drylie | Phone: 0425716544

5 June World Environment Day

Monday 5th
12:00am - 12:00am

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival Melbourne

Thursday 15th
12:00am - 12:00am

The SCINEMA International Science Film Festival has awarded an Iranian Film OWSIA (Darkened Water) as the Best Film – this film explores the social politics and the complex issue of water rights in regard to the aqueduct in the central Iranian city of Yazd. It has supplied water to the city for 2,500 years, but now rots away due to bureaucracy and corruption. The film can be seen as the festival tours nationally - Melbourne 15 June.

You can also find the festival on Facebook at

Victorian Volcanic Plains Research & Development Forum Federation University Campus, Mt Helen Campus

Wednesday 21st
12:00am - 12:00am

The Corangamite CMA will host its 5th Research and Development forum for natural resource mangers, landholders and community members.  The event will focus on presenting the latest research in natural resource management in the Victorian Volcanic Plains bioregion. This is a free event funded from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme. 

Announcement and agenda

Federation University Campus Map

Contact: Jess Lill | Phone: 0477719149