Step up and register for the Great Northern Clean Up. The northern sibling of Australia’s largest environmental day of action, Clean Up Australia Day, The Great Northern Clean Up has been an annual event since 2009, giving communities north of the Tropic of Capricorn the flexibility to participate in clean up events in the cooler months, after the peak tourist period and prior to the cyclone season.

Register a Clean Up by hitting the button below or search for a site near you on the map below.

Scroll down to access promo materials and check out what your local council is doing.

The health and safety of our volunteers, and of the broader community, is of paramount importance to us. In response to COVID-19, additional conditions have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of Clean Up volunteers, including set limits to volunteer numbers per site (max of 10 people), with households/couples and family groups encouraged to register sites and all Clean Up kits now include QR codes for registration on the day plus bags and gloves for every registered participant. For more information about how to comply with rules in your region, please read this



Community includes individuals, friends, family, faith-based groups, local community associations and more!


Registering a Business Clean Up Event is a fantastic team building exercise and a great way to be seen making a difference in your local community.


School Clean Ups include preschools and primary schools!
It does not include high schools. High schools, please register as youth to ensure you get appropriately sized materials.


Youth includes high schools, scouts and guides, faith based youth groups, local community youth groups, higher education providers and more! 


Search for a Clean Up event near you by entering your postcode or suburb below

Please note that events that do not have a "Join" button are not able to be joined by the public. 

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