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Launch of National Science Week 2022 - Celebrating First Nations Sciences of the Land

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  • Australian Parliament House
    Parliament Drive, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia

National Science Week is Australia’s annual national celebration of science and technology. It’s a chance for all Australians to meet our scientists, do science, and celebrate its crucial role in Australia’s society and economy. Each year, a vast array of events run across the nation to give more Australians the chance to get involved in science.

On Thursday 4 August Science & Technology Australia, in partnership with Questacon and The Australian National University, will host the official launch of National Science Week in Parliament House.


  • The Hon Ed Husic, Minister for Industry and Science
  • The Hon Paul Fletcher, Shadow Minister for Science and the Arts
  • Ngunnawal Elder Serena Williams
  • Kamilaroi astrophysicist Krystal de Napoli – co-author of the new book Sky Country
  • Quandamooka mathematician Chris Matthews, Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Maths Alliance
  • Kamilaroi water scientist Associate Professor Bradley Moggridge, University of Canberra
  • Professor Anna Moore, Director of InSpace, The Australian National University
  • Misha Schubert, CEO Science & Technology Australia