What’s On

Click on the + symbols below to check out what is happening at each of the Green Heart Fair stages and marquees.

Channel 7 Main Stage

9.00am Event Start

9.30am Queensland Urban Utilities ‘Water Warriors’ Live Stage Show

10.00am PJ Masks Live Stage Show

10.30am Live Music – Hailey Calvert

11.40am Queensland Urban Utilities ‘Water Warriors’ Live Stage Show

12.00pm PJ Masks Live Stage Show

12.30pm Live Music – Pat Tierney

1.30pm Live Music – Hailey Calvert

2.30pm Music

Love Food Hate Waste

Did you know that 31% of the average Brisbane bin consists of food waste? Come along to the Love Food Hate Waste Cooking Zone to learn how to become more shrewd with your food. Our celebrity presenters will inspire you with simple tricks that will transform the way you plan, shop and eat, helping you to save up to thousands of dollars every year!

9.30am 3 ways to use up bread you thought was past its prime – Matt Golinski

10.30am Creative ways to use the fruit and vegetables from your fridge – Matt Golinski 

11.15am Make food waste a thing of the past with clever cooking techniques – Sam Thaiday & Dominique Rizzo

12.00pm Creative ways to use the fruit and vegetables from your fridge – Matt Golinski, hosted by Cr Peter Matic 

1.00pm Make food waste a thing of the past with clever cooking techniques – Sam Thaiday & Dominique Rizzo

1.45pm Preserving Food – Alison Alexander, Food Consultant, Queensland Food Fellow 

2.30pm 3 ways to use up bread you thought was past its prime – Matt Golinski

Live for Less

The Live for Less zone will feature expert talks and stalls on sustainable living for all households.

9.30am Growing organic food in small spaces – Roman Spur, Spurtopia

10.00am Official address – Lord Mayor, Graham Quirk 

                  Revolution of indoor plants – Claire Bickle, Gardening For The Good Life 

10.30am Making fermented vegetables, kimchi & sauerkraut – Valerie Pearson, Green Living Australia

11.00am Building simple furniture with reclaimed timber – Dickson Lee, Mallow Sustainability

11.30am DIY chemical free cleaning products – Roman Spur, Spurtopia

12.00pm Waterwise watering – Claire Bickle, Gardening For The Good Life

12.30pm Making yoghurt and kefir (dairy and non dairy) – Valerie Pearson, Green Living Australia

1.00pm Using compost to grow veggies at home – Jessica Lindsay, Mallow Sustainability

1.30pm Fermented food – Roman Spur, Spurtopia 

2.00pm Revolution of indoor plants – Claire Bickle, Gardening For The Good Life

Move for Less

10.00am EV ownership – opportunities, barriers and what to look out for – Alina Dini, EV Consumer Expert (QUT)

10.30am The past, present and the future of EVs with Mitsubishi Motors – Craig Norris, Mitsubishi Motors

11.00am The future of transport: what will it be like to move around Brisbane in 2030 and beyond – Jake Whitehead, Future Transport Expert (UQ)

11.30am Queensland’s Vision: an EV super highway – Michael Kane, Queensland Government

12.00pm Your city your way – Arcadis, Design and Consultancy

12.30pm Our transport system: what does it need to look like? – Panel Session with Alina Dini, Jake Whitehead and Craig Norris. MC: Louisa Carter, Arcadis

1.15pm The past, present and the future of EVs with Mitsubishi Motors – Craig Norris, Mitsubishi Motors

Sponsor Zones

Channel 7 Marquee 

  • Channel 7 personalities
  • Pop-up news desk
  • Kids’ colouring activity

Kids’ Eco Zone

  • Australia Zoo
  • Eco books workshop
  • Grass heads workshop
  • Little Kickers – soccer and rugby drills for kids – under 5’s
  • Facepainting
  • Giant games
  • Chill out teepee circle

Cleanaway Waste Zone

The Cleanaway Waste Zone offers an engaging educational experience for both adults and kids. Their new trucks will be on show, and recycling education will include demonstrations and samples that show what happens to recycling material after it leaves the yellow wheelie bins. This July, Cleanaway will be commencing a new contract with Brisbane City Council to manage Brisbane’s four Resource Recovery Centres.

  • 2 x Cleanaway waste trucks
  • Waste education with fun interactive activities all day
  • Speaker’s corner
  • Brisbane City Council

Queensland Urban Utilities Water Zone

CitySmart partner QUU will own the Water Zone. Displays will include their brilliant comparison demo of what happens to wet wipes versus regular toilet paper when flushed down the loo (the paper disintegrates, the wet wipes don’t and end up clogging the sewers). QUU will also be championing free water refills and giving out reusable bottles on the day, in line with the Green Heart Fair’s ban on the sale of single-use plastic bottled water.

  • Hydration station
  • ‘Don’t Flush That’ stage show
  • The Poo Car – Australia’s first poo powered vehicle
  • ‘The Rolls’ craft activity
  • Doggy zone
  • Brisbane City Council

Rocky Point Grow Zone

Our partner Rocky Point will own the new Grow Zone at Green Heart Fair. It seems everyone has a gardening question and the Grow Zone will include a comprehensive exhibit by Rocky Point to help Brisbane residents plan, plant and maintain the right type of garden to suit their property and the climate. The Grow Zone will show the benefits of planning your garden, including water conservation and lower costs (e.g. dry tolerant plants), as well as tips on plant choice and choosing the right type of mulch.

  • Rocky Point
  • Herritage Tree Care
  • Little Green Thumbs
  • Annette McFarlane – all day Q&A with fun activities
  • Bee One Third

Move For Less

Move for Less outdoor transport expo will be taking transport to the next level, showcasing low cost and sustainable transport options including electric and hybrid vehicles.

  • Brisbane City Council bus
  • Brisbane City council active transport
  • Cycling Brisbane
  • Tesla Motors
  • Evolve Skateboards

Brisbane City Council Area

Brisbane City Council will be providing information to residents about how to live more sustainably including  reduced and smarter energy use, reduce waste, protecting Brisbane native plants and animals, being water smart and sustainable travel. This will help to keep Brisbane Clean, Green, Sustainable.

  • Free native plant giveaway
  • Urban Forests
  • Biosecurity & Invasive Species
  • Green Heart Homes & Schools
  • Environment Centres
  • Botanic Gardens