What’s On

There is so much to see and do at Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living festival. Click here for the main program and on the + symbols below to check out what is happening at each of the Green Heart Fair stages and zones.

Brisbane City Council

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 create a clean and green Brisbane.

  • 3000 Free Native Plant Giveaway
  • Green Community Engagement
  • Healthy Waterways
  • EMS & Pollution Control
  • Environment Centres
  • Geckoes Wildlife
  • Urban Forest
  • Major Projects – Murrarie International Cycle Park
  • Invasive Species
  • Weeds information and management
  • Council’s Electric Truck
  • Council’s Vintage Chevy Truck

Live on the Green

9am Live music: Little Mountains

10am Welcome to Country – Ceremonial Welcome to Country Aunty Theresa – Turrbal/Jagera and Danggan Balun Traditional Elder/Custodian

10.30am dirtgirl and scrapboy stage show

11am Live music: Little Mountains

12pm Urban Utilities “Water Warriors” Every Drop Counts stage show

12.30pm Live music: Little Mountains

1pm  dirtgirl and scrapboy stage show

1.30pm Urban Utilities “Water Warriors” Every Drop Counts stage show

2pm Live music: Little Mountains

Resilient Home Zone

This year the festival will have a new zone dedicated to helping residents create resilient homes. 

If you’re still on the road to recovery or want to prepare for future floods, come along to the Fair where you can learn about practical solutions including adopting flood resilient design, techniques and building materials to ‘build back better’. 

Flood Resilient Homes
Brisbane City Council’s Flood Hub

Talk to a Planner
Brisbane City Council

Build Back better

  • JDA Co
  • Evolved Construction

Other services

  • Birdie’s Tree
  • State Emergency Services (SES)
  • Rural Fire Service (RFS)
  • City Resilience

Green Home Living Zone

The Green Home Living Zone will feature expert talks and stalls on sustainable living for all households.

9am Small changes making a global impact and how to set up a community gardenRenae McBrien – Tarragindi Community Garden 

9.30am Bees – Where to begin and what’s right for you?Jack Stone, Bee One Third 

10am Stop using plasticNed, Turtle Tribe 

10.30am Build Back BetterJDA x Evolved Q&A 

11am Sugar-free jam makingValerie Pearson, Green Living Australia  

11.30am DIY furniture building with reclaimed timberDickson Lee, Mallow Sustainability 

12pm Lowering your household emissions – Brisbane Carbon Challenge , Champion Household Q&A with Liz Cantor 

12.30pm How Repair Cafes can help you fix stuff!Professor Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University & Les Barkla, Repair Cafe Redcliffe Peninsula 

1pm Build Back BetterJDA x Evolved Q&A 

1.30pm Renovating a Queenslander for energy efficiency: lesson from an energy modeler turned builderBrett Beeson, PhiSaver 

2pm Kim Chi makingValerie Pearson, Green Living Australia  

Exhibitors

Preserve Every Drop Zone sponsored by Urban Utilities

Be sure to visit Urban Utilities in the Preserve Every Drop Zone to get some water-savvy gardening tips, see their Poo Car – Australia’s first poo powered vehicle and enter their competition to win a sustainable wicking bed! 🌿💧

Remember to pack your reusable water bottle and fill up at their hydration stations. You can also bring your pooches to their Doggy Hydration Station to keep your four-legged friends hydrated all day.

And don’t miss the Urban Utilities Water Warriors performing at the Live on the Green stage at 12pm and 1:30pm.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Zone

Learn how you can make sure nothing goes to waste in your home, including food! 

Prevent. Reuse. Recycle Program

All day Test your bin knowledge game

10am Recycling food waste

11am dirtgirl and scrapboy meet and greet

1pm Reducing waste in school lunches

1.30pm dirtgirl and scrapboy meet and greet

2.30pm Love your leftovers

Exhibitors

Eco Kids' Zone

Your little one has plenty of options to stay entertained in the Eco Kids’ Zone…

  • Art for earthlings
  • Brandition’s Mini putt putt and giant games
  • Brisbane City Council Pop Up Library
  • Gracie the Green Tree Frog
  • Little Green Thumb’s Colourful Minds Painting Program
  • Little Kickers
  • Magical Park
  • Make your own Grass Heads
  • Nature Play Weaving Workshop
  • Parents Room
  • Story Book corner
  • Veggie Patch Program
  • Wild Rangers Wildlife

Move for Less Zone

The Move for Less Zone will be taking transport to the next level, showcasing low-cost and sustainable transport options including two and four-wheel electric vehicles.

Sustainable Shopping Zone

Reduce your fashion footprint and pick up some preloved clothing from Yesterday’s Thrift shops pop up in the new Sustainable Shopping Zone. With 10 racks of recycled clothing to peruse and plenty of shoes and accessories on offer, you’ll be able to get a head-to-toe look for a lot less.

Other Exhibitors, Food Trucks & Community Groups

Exhibitors

Food Trucks

Community Groups

Handmade Markets by BrisStyle 

Brisbane’s best artisans will showcase their finest collections of crafty handmade trinkets and oddments galore. Meander through the stalls of emerging and established local artisans, all 100% locally made. Learn more about these artisan markets at BrisStyle.

Site Map

To find your way around our new location at Victoria Park / Barrambin, download our site map here.