Education and events
  • Last updated:
  • 12 Oct 2022

Flying-fox events are held throughout the year so our community can learn more about this incredibly important species. Keep up to date with Flying-fox events and news by subscribing to Bush Hands.

BatPod

BatPod is a choose your own adventure series for ages 10–15 where you get to call the shots.

We live in one of the most beautiful parts of the planet and we get to share it with some amazing creatures.

Sometimes it can be hard living near them – take flying-foxes for example. These animals are vital to our environment but they can be noisy, smelly and messy neighbours.

Your invited to join Tyron, and our team at Sunshine Coast Council, to try and problem solve ways to live alongside these animals peacefully.

Check out BatPod today!

7th Annual Australasian Bat Night 2021

Back in person and at a new venue, the recent Bat Night was the biggest and best ever! Check out the highlights in our video.

Online Bat Night 2020

A global pandemic couldn’t stop the crowd-favourite Bat Night from going ahead. For all the presentations from our first ever online Bat Night, check out our YouTube playlist and re-live Bat Night 2020.

Community news

A Flying-fox community news is available bi-monthly through Bush Hands, council's environment newsletter. You can subscribe to Bush Hands to learn more about Flying-foxes and other environmental projects and programs on the Sunshine Coast.

View the latest Flying-fox Community News editions.

Follow Frankie

Share your photos and videos of council's very own Frankie the Flying-fox, and follow her fantastic adventures on Instagram at #frankietheflyingfox.