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Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, QLD
Natural Curiosity: Discovering the Secrets of Queensland's Greatest Collections

We are all curious about the natural world. We are intrigued by how things began, what they are like now and how they will be in the future. Venture across land and sea, over millions of years through Queensland’s State Collection to learn how researchers today work with the past to predict the future.

April 26 2019 - September 20 2019

The Navigators

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Huskisson, NSW

This Exhibition explores the Navigators who have shaped our world. Explore the people, the technology and the events over four centuries and see how exploration of space still utilises some of the same concepts.

May 24 2019 - November 3 2019

HEDONISM at MOD. Exhibition

MOD. at UniSA, Adelaide, SA
HEDONISM at MOD. Exhibition

In its third exhibition, MOD. is exploring HEDONISM. We are talking about things we can do to excess that make us feel good for a lifetime, not just for a weekend.

June 15 2019 - September 1 2019

The Moon

Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC
The Moon

Geelong Gallery presents a major exhibition titled The Moon to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.

July 6 2019 - November 10 2019

Planet Shark: Predator or Prey

WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle, WA
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey

Leave the outside world behind as you immerse yourself in the incredible underwater world of sharks! Whether sharks fill you with fear or fascination, this exhibition will have you captivated from start to finish. Don’t miss out on this unique experience for young and old alike.

UTS ART, Ultimo, NSW
Spectra: The Art and Consequence of Collaboration

Spectra is a group exhibition featuring the work of Australian artists and designers working at the nexus of art and science. Illustrating the extraordinary potential for both disciplines, each work provokes new ways of experiencing and interpreting the world around us.

Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, VIC
Space: 50 Years Since Man First Stepped On The Moon - Exhibition

Space celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing (20 July) with an exhibition that examines humankind’s longstanding fascination with space and space travel. The exhibition explores the romance of space through visual culture produced in the lead up to and aftermath of the Moon landing.

Melbourne Museum, Carlton, VIC
Sunday Family Program: The Great Gut Microbe Hunt

Discover how amazing our bodies really are at Melbourne Museum on Sundays during Term Three as we search for microbes and anything else you might find in your tummy. Design your own ‘microbe mobile’ and see what beautiful things live inside your gut. Free with Museum entry.

July 24 2019 - September 11 2019

Little Bang Discovery Plus

Function room, Clare Town Hall, Clare, SA
Little Bang Discovery Plus

Junior scientists and their adult lab assistants will conduct new experiments to conduct to discover, learn and explore. Each child will be issued with a Discovery Plus box with tools and materials to use for investigations to do at home. Booking is essential. A free program for 3.5-6 years

July 28 2019 - September 1 2019

Trash Robot

Yarra River, Southbank, VIC
Trash Robot

Take control of our garbage-eating robot either in person or online! Trash Robot will be trawling Melbourne’s Yarra River collecting rubbish outside of the City’s existing litter traps.

Competitions & online activities

  • UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

    Write a short essay on ‘Not-so-smart technology’ and you could win a fantastic set of prizes, including publication in Australia’s top...

  • Create It Comp

    If anything is possible and you had unlimited time, money, help, and skill, what would you engineer? Draw or make your creation, then share it with us...

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UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

Write a short essay on 'Not-so-smart technology' and you could win a fantastic set of prizes, including publication in Australia's top science magazines!

Create It Comp

If anything is possible and you had unlimited time, money, help, and skill, what would you engineer? Draw or make your creation, then share it with us for the chance to win an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Entries close 30 Sept.

CRC CARE High School Essay Competition

Love science AND writing? Enter the CRC CARE High School Essay Competition for a chance to WIN $$ and a trip to the Clean Up 2019 conference dinner in Adelaide. Tell us about the importance of a clean, contaminant-free environment.

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival National Science Week Program

SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. Register your venue to host your own free SCINEMA screening during National Science Week.

Hunt for the Plastic Eaters

Science Gallery Melbourne throws down the gauntlet and sets an ambitious challenge: can we find a new plastic-eating bacteria in Australia? This project asks citizen scientists to culture bacteria in the search for a new species that could solve our plastic waste dilemma.


Win one of four $5000 educational grants to fund your future, and a 6-month family loan of a BMW or MINI plug-in hybrid. Tell us how you imagine Melbourne is in 2040, and how you’d improve its city design, transport infrastructure sustainable mobility or transport technology.

Spirit Young Whale Warrior Competition - Spirit of Gold Coast

Spirit of Gold Coast is calling all young eco-enthusiasts to take part in our third annual Young Whale Warrior Competition, where we will find, crown and reward the local youngster who best reflects the spirit of a Whale Warrior. Spirit aims to inspire the next generation of Guardians of the Ocean.

Waterbug Blitz Workshops across Australia!

Calling on all citizen scientists to participate in a Waterbug Blitz workshop to learn how to collect and identify waterbugs and use the Waterbug App. Australia’s first nationwide waterway monitoring event, find a workshop near you.

How has science influenced you? Have you encountered research that changed the way you thought or acted? The Centre for Social Impact at UNSW is exploring how Australian adults have been influenced by research. Share your story of research impact in less than five minutes.


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