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Clean up Australia Day: 5 March 2023

Posted on 21 February, 2023 by Hadley Cole

Clean Up Australia Day is an annual nationwide event focussed on empowering local communities to clean up, fix up and conserve the natural environment. This year Clean Up Australia Day will be held on Sunday 5 March 2023. You can register your local clean-up event on the Clean Up Australia Day website – click here

To find events happening near you – click here

Local Landcare and friends groups of the Mount Alexander/ Leanganook region often host a Clean Up Australia Day event. Please see below for a list of local events happening across the region. You can also get in touch with your local Landcare group to see if they are hosting a 2023 event by finding your local group on the Connecting Country website – click here

Friends of Campbells Creek 15th annual clean-up event:

Help to clean up rubbish along the creeks and trails, followed by a social morning tea.

Where: Meet at the bus shelter next to Winters Flat Footbridge, Johnstone Street (Midland Highway), Castlemaine VIC

When: Sunday 5 March 2023, 8.00 am – 10.00 pm

What to bring: Hats, gloves, sturdy clothing, enclosed boots/shoes, sun protection, a rake if you have one, your own water (and a friend).

 The group will provided collection bags, rubbish skip, and tea/coffee biscuits.

For more details – click here


Sutton Grange Landcare Group 

Where: Meet at the Sutton Grange Hall, Faraday – Sutton Grange Rd. Sutton Grange VIC 

When:  Sunday 5 March 2023, 9.00 am – 11.00 am

What to bring: Hats, sunscreen, sturdy foot wear, water bottle, gloves and a friend!

For further information contact: Zane Tronson at


Golden Point Landcare Group

Where: Meet at Expedition Pass Reservoir (The Res), Golden Point Rd. Golden Point VIC

When: Sunday 5 March 2023, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

What to bring: Hats, sunscreen, sturdy foot wear, water bottle, gloves and a friend!

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