NSW Environmental Education Conference

AAEE NSW hosts an Environmental Education Conference biennially (every two years). See the conference website at www.nsweeconference.org.au.

Environmental educators young and old, indigenous and non-indigenous, government and non-government, community based and private enterprise are invited to attend and contribute to these conferences. Generous discounts are offered to AAEE members, and we also offer assistance with attendance costs through our Gould League Scholarship and Grahame Collier Regional Mentor Scholarship. The next round of funding to support attendance to the NSW Conference will open in early 2022. 

The 35th NSW Environmental Education Conference will be held on the Central Coast on 21-23 April 2022 

Visit the conference website here: www.nsweeconference.org.au. Expressions of Interest are invited for workshops, presentations, displays which provide professional development and empowerment for environmental educators in NSW. Please submit your EOI by Sunday 6th February 2022 using the form on the conference website.

The 35th NSW Environmental Education Conference is convened and hosted by Central Coast Environmental Education Network including Central Coast Council, Rumbalara Environmental Education Centre, Community Environment Network, Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre and AAEE NSW. If you would like to be involved as a sponsor, partner or exhibitor please contact us.

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Past Conferences

2019 Conference

The 34th NSW Environmental Education Conference, ActiveNature: Learning, Citizenship and Activism for Sustainability was run in partnership with Sutherland Shire Environment Centre from 3-5 October 2019.

Read the conference framing paper

Read the conference review

Read reflections from the 2019 Gould League Scholarship winner

2017 Conference 

The 33rd NSW Environmental Education conference was held 27-29 September in Lane Cove, Sydney. Thanks to all who attended and supported the event, which by all accounts was an absolute cracker!

Read the conference evaluation report - informed by direct feedback from participants

Read the conference report by the Gould League Scholarship winner

2015 Conference

The 32nd NSW Environmental Education Conference was held at the Hunter TAFE Institute - Kurri Kurri Campus in the Hunter Valley on 29-30 October 2016. More than 200 delegates enjoyed two and a half days of learning and sharing, and created a very positive vibe.

Read a report on the conference

Read our post-conference statement on climate change action

See the conference evaluation report