About National Tree Day

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National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day combine to make Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event. Co-ordinated by Planet Ark and proudly sponsored by Toyota Australia, Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community and to reconnect with nature. National Tree Day started in 1996 and since then more than 3 million people have planted 21 million trees and plants.

This year National Tree Day was officially held on Sunday July 27th & Schools Tree Day occurred on Friday July 25th, however events can take place all year long.

In 2015,  Schools Tree Day will be held on Friday the 24th of July and National Tree Day will be on Sunday July 26th.

Tree Day Success Stories

Read some inspiring stories showcasing a variety of organisations and their individual approaches to successful Tree Day events.

What is National Tree Day?

National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day combine to make Australia's largest community tree planting and nature care event.

Environmental Benefits

National Tree Day aims to inspire, educate and recruit Australians to actively care for our unique land and create future generations of committed environmental custodians.

Health Benefits

Planet Ark's research demonstrates the benefits of interaction with nature for children's health, wellbeing and development. Find out how...

Advisory Committee

This committee offers expert environmental and educational advice to help develop the Tree Day campaign.

Meet the Sponsors

The continued support of National Tree Day sponsor Toyota has ensured the ongoing success of National Tree Day.

National Tree Day Supporters

Organisations and companies who provide ongoing support for Tree Day

2014 National Tree Day Campaign Summary

Close to 300,000 people took part in planting 1.4 million native trees, grasses, shrubs and edible plants. Over 3,005 schools took part, engaging their students in environmental stewardship initiatives. An estimated $5.6 million dollars in volunteer labour was dedicated to green outcomes.