Queanbeyan Enviro Expo 2013

Saturday 7th September 
Queanbeyan Showground
Main event – 9:00am-3:30pm
Car boot sale – 8:00am-10:30am (Please call 6285 6000 if you would like to register for a site)
E-waste drop-off -8am-3pm

How to get there:

By car: Access and parking will be on Glebe Ave.
For public transport options please go to QCity Transport http://www.deanesbuslines.com.au/
For pedestrians and bicycles access will be via Glebe Ave or the Farrer Place .

To encourage sustainable transport a FREE bike check-up by a mechanic and safe bicycle parking will be provided. Additionally, bike riders will go in a draw to win a Helmet donated by Hammer and Cycle  – So get on your bike and cycle to the event!

Program: 

You can download a copy of the program here

9:30 - Welcome to country and official opening
10:00 - Straw bale gardening
10:00 - Home energy efficency
10:30 - House and garden design for food production
11:00 - Native backyards
11:00 - Landcare guided walk of the queanbeyan river
11:30 - Forum discussion - vision for a sustainable queanbeyan
1:00 - Ecosystems and threatened species in the region
1:30 - Keeping of pigs
1:30 - Forum discussion - renewable energy future
2:00 - Healthy soils and wormfarming workshops

What to Bring:

  • Refillable water bottle
  • Reusable coffee cup
  • Old batteries and mobile phones, and printer cartridges for recycling

Further information

For more information on the E-waste collection or to register for the Carboot sale please contact: vanessa.palmer@qcc.nsw.gov.au or (02) 6285 6000
For more information on the Enviro Expo event please contact sustainability@qcc.nsw.gov.au or (02) 6285 6000

Event Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the support of our fantastic sponsors:
Gold - SEROC
Silver – Holcim, The Queanbeyan Age and Office of Environment and Heritage
Bronze – Solargain, Kennard’s Hire, Bendigo Bank

Other contributors

Hammer and Cycle
Screenmakers
Bournda Environment Centre
Molonglo Catchment Group

Exhibit for free

Enviro Expo is a fantastic opportunity for Queanbeyan and the region’s residents to gain new knowledge, learn new skills, hear about environmental products and services, and try local food.  Council is still seeking EOI for food vendors and stall holders for this event. Please download and complete the application form and return to sustainability@qcc.nsw.gov.au.