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EVENTS

As a part of our campaigns and projects, CAFNEC hosts and takes part in many different events across the community. These events are an important part of conveying our message, knowledge sharing and having a community presence.

CURRENT EVENTS

networking for our environment

Green Drinks

Join us on the last Thursday of every month to meet like minded people. This casual networking event features speakers, music and brings together people from academia, NGOs, government, business and more, who all care for our FNQ environments and community.

monthly sewing bees 

Boomerang Bags Cairns

Boomerang Bags Cairns meets on the first Thursday of every month from 4.30 to 8.00 pm to sew Boomerang Bags as a group. We sew, we chat, we drink tea and usually, there is cake too! Got a sewing machine? – Definitely bring it along! Don’t have one or can’t sew? There are plenty of other jobs and with the expertise present, you can learn to sew too.

major fundraiser 

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour

The Far North Wilderness Bike Tour is CAFNEC’s major fundraiser that has been running for 19 years. The Bike Tour is an unforgettable 6-days of mountain biking through the spectacular Wet Tropics World Heritage Area in Far North Queensland. Spots are capped at 45 riders so if you are interested in registering, hop to it! 
2020 Tour Dates: Sunday 27 September – Friday 2 October 2020

conference 

Environment FNQ Roundtable

CAFNEC has for a number of years held the Environment FNQ Roundtable to bring together conservation groups that advocate for environmental protection of our unique, tropical Far North Queensland (FNQ) environment.

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EVENT VOLUNTEERS

We are always searching for more volunteers to supercharge our events. Specific opportunities will be advertised below but to make a general enquiry about how you might be able to help get in touch with Cory our projects and events coordinator by sending her an email at projects@nullcafnec.org.au. 

Mayoral Candidates Forum

Mayoral Candidates Forum

General

Shout out for volunteers who can help with the general management of the event. This will involve set up, pack down, photography and registrations.

The Mayoral Candidates Forum is on Thursday 12th March, 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Please email Aisha at getinvolved@nullcafnec.org.au if you are interested in being involved.  

EcoFiesta

EcoFiesta

Cairns Ecofiesta is on again! Held at the Cruise Liner Terminal on Sunday 24 May 2020 from 10am to 6pm, with stalls running from 10am to 5pm.

Want to get involved? CAFNEC will be holding a stall and lots of fun activities, like screen printing and more. We will need some help on the day, so email Cory at projects@nullcafnec.org.au if you want to be a part of the fun!

Cafe International JCU

Cafe International JCU

Stall Volunteer

Do you love sharing your story and empowering others to take action for a safe climate? We are looking for dedicated volunteers who would love the opportunity to be a part of the Cafe International JCU.

The Cafe International at James Cook University Cairns Campus is a wonderful place to meet new people, and share your CAFNEC volunteering experience. If you are interested in being involved sign up here (don’t forget to tick the event).

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