​​​​​​​​Find community workshops, events and programs for sustainable living.

Sustainability Events Calendar

Date​Time​Event​Venue​More Information
​August 2016 -
19 March 2017
OngoingEnergy Audits:
Save on Energy Bills
​City WideTo apply click here or see below for more information
Monthly​VariousFilm Nights and workshops:
Transition Town Stirling
​Various​Visit the Transition Town Stirling website for details
​2nd Saturday
each month
​10.00am - 12.00pmNorthern Community Share:  swap, shuffle, share excess produce, unwanted items, seeds and cuttings

​West Stirling Neighbourhood Centre, Doubleview

Visit the Transition Town Stirling website for details
​OngoingOngoingResponsible Cafes Program:
Rewarding reuse
City Wide​Visit the Responsible cafes website or see below.
​Last Sunday each month​​Morning
Responsible Runners: 
Beach clean ups
Various BeachesCheck their Facebook for locations and times
​Saturday 20th May 2017​9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm​City of Stirling Plant Giveaway day: waterwise native verge plants, plants for wildlife and shade trees for resdients​To be advised on registration​Registrations are essential. Please see Living Green Grants to register


Event planning and opportunities

Need assistance planning a community event? Visit the Event Planning and Opportunities page of the City's website for checklists, guidelines, event application forms, and other forms including 'Application to Sell Food at an Event'.

checklist image.png​Energy Audits 2016/2017

Save on your Electricity and Gas Bills​

The City is offering free Energy Audits to residents and Not-for-profit organisations based within the City of Stirling.​

A 90 minute audit is conducted by an energy saving expert who will provide a personalised energy action plan at no charge.

This offer is available until 19 March 2017 or until all spaces have been allocated.

Places are limited so apply now to avoid missing out. The expressions of interest form can be found Here

Saving Electricity, Gas and Water Booklets are now available in English and a selection of Bilingual versions which can be found Here

​For more information or assistance with applying please contact the City on (08) 9205 8555.​​

Transition Town Stirling's Events

This proactive community group meets regularly and runs a variety of free or low cost community events including movie nights, and workshops for home and garden including sewing, cooking and gardening. Transition Town Stirling is a community group based in the City of Stirling and surrounds. It's purpose is to reconnect community with the common goal of sharing knowledge for living more sustainably.

For information about their upcoming events visit their website or the Stirling Farmers Markets first Sunday of each month.

Responsible Cafes ProgramResponsible Cafes program poster

The City of Stirling invites cafes within the City to be a part of the Responsible Cafes Program a growing movement Australia wide. The program aims to connect cafes to environmentally conscious consumers and help reduce the waste generated by takeaway cups and lids. Participating cafes offer their customers a discount or incentive to bring their own reusable takeaway cup and are then promoted by the Responsible Cafes Program and the City of Stirling.

Cafe Managers and Owners 
Interested in being part of the program?
Please read this Fact Sheet and email or phone the City on 9205 8555 with the requested information.

Customers - Find a participating cafe near you!
View theStirling Responsible Cafes List (will be periodically updated), or visit the Responsible Cafes website and try the interactive map.
You can also follow Responsible Cafes on Facebook, and subscribe to the Living Green in Stirling eNewsletter for regular updates.

Groat Street Festival

The second Groat Street Festival, held on Saturday 24 October 2015 in North Beach, was a great success with attendance reaching 5,000-6,000 - doubling last year! Adults and children enjoyed gardening and DIY workshops, local entertainers and musicians, bush walks in Star Swamp, and browsing through over 50 marquees of local small businesses and not-for-profit organisations.

the 2017 event is in the planning stages. The event organisers, transitions Town Stirling are looking for volounteers to help make the event possible. Please visit the Groat Street Festival Facebook page or website for more information. 

Community Garden Events

Many of the community garden's in the City host a variety of events including composting demonstrations, worm farming workshops, chook keeping presentations, seed saving and more. Contact the gardens for more information:

National and Global Events

Here's a few of the many state, national and global events that relate to environment and sustainability.

For more events visit the Department of Environment event calendar.