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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.

June 22 2019 - September 7 2019


Liverpool Regional Museum, Liverpool, NSW

An exploration of popular culture, in particular, music and the global soundtrack that marked the first humans on the Moon.

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.

July 16 2019 - September 6 2019

Spectra: The Art and Consequence of Collaboration

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.

July 16 2019 - July 24 2019

They Walk Among Us

Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, Mount Martha, VIC
They Walk Among Us

For the anniversary of the first Moon walk, MPAS has been granted the special radio licence to use the one-off anniversary HAM radio call sign VI3MOON from July 16-24. To discover more, keep an ear open on the airwaves by visiting our Events page for updates from time to time. Over.

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.

July 21 2019 - September 15 2019

Sunday Family Program: The Great Gut Microbe Hunt

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

Ella Latham Auditorium, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
Black holes, gravitational waves and the fastest explosions in the universe – Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Dr Jeff Cooke will discuss recently announced astronomical events, including a direct image of a supermassive black hole, gravitational waves from merging black holes and neutron stars, and other exotic phenomena, including fast radio bursts. Donation goes to the Royal Children's Hospital.

Old Courthouse, Harden-Murrumburrah, NSW

An immersive science and creative interactive workshop process. The program will consist of a presentation of scientific information regarding threatened species and the habitats vital for their sustainability in our region, as well as a related creative workshop program and a public forum.

July 27 2019 - July 28 2019

Room With a Point of View (Open House)

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
Room With a Point of View (Open House)

Created and performed by Jim Fishwick, this tour features untold stories, hidden facts, wild speculation and complete fabrications.

July 28 2019

National Tree Day

Hunter Region Botanic Gardens, Heatherbrae, NSW

Display and guided tour of the significant trees of the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens.

July 28 2019 - September 1 2019

Trash Robot

Yarra River, South Bank, 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.

July 31 2019 - August 3 2019

Fatberg (Creating)

Testing Grounds, Southbank , VIC
Fatberg (Creating)

Artists Arne Hendriks and Mike Thompson invite you to join them at Testing Grounds to build Australia's first purpose-built island of fat, and to ask – What is fat? What does it want? What is fat's future? And do we really know fat?

July 31 2019 - August 2 2019

Eel Trap – Weaving workshops

Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray, VIC
Eel Trap – Weaving workshops

"Rivers signify tribal boundaries, gatherings for corroboree, life, not only for humans but for all living creatures" – Maree Clarke.

Wonthaggi Baptist Church, Wonthaggi, VIC
Maths & Music in Berlin, 1828: Elliptic Orbits, Kosmos & Beethoven – Wonthaggi

Featuring a live pianist, this performance will take you back to the salons of Abraham and Lea Mendelssohn in Berlin, 1828, to a gathering of some of the greatest scientific and musical minds of the day.

July 31 2019 - August 3 2019

The Sewer Soaperie

Testing Grounds, Southbank, VIC
The Sewer Soaperie

Would you wash your hands with soap made from sewage?

Competitions & online activities

  • 2019 Robogals Science Challenge

    The Robogals Science Challenge is an Australia-wide science competition for girls. It enables participants to learn a bit more about science and engineering...

  • 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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2019 Robogals Science Challenge

The Robogals Science Challenge is an Australia-wide science competition for girls. It enables participants to learn a bit more about science and engineering by conducting science projects or experiments with a friend, parent, or another mentor.

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.

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!

All Things Moon Poetry

Write a poem about THE MOON for the Science Rhymes website. Submit your rhyming verse poem by 31 July.

Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, Mount Martha, VIC
Win a Free Moon Rock Competition!

In celebration of our 50th birthday and the Moon landing on 21 July 1969 (Australian Time) we are running a competition to win a small piece of the Moon! Open to all Primary & Secondary students in Australia. The question asked gives a clue to how we obtained the unique specimen. Good luck.


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing by building your own space-themed game and breaking a world record.

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.

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.

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.

The Great Aussie BioQuest 2019

You'll be amazed what you discover when you download QuestaGame and join this year's Great Aussie BioQuest on your smartphone. Compete against other states and territories - all while taking part in Australia's largest nationwide bioblitz.

In Class With… Dr Karl

Join us as we bring TV presenter, radio reporter, and science communicator, Dr Karl, directly into your homes and classrooms around Australia. He will be with us to answer students’ burning questions about anything even slightly science related at our latest ‘In Class With…’ event.

The Space Show

A one hour radio and internet programme highlighting Australian space science.

Naval Shipbuilding STEM Careers Facebook Live Q&A

Are you considering a STEM career in naval shipbuilding? The continuous naval shipbuilding program offers decades of work and career opportunities. Join our Naval Shipbuilding STEM Careers Facebook Live Q&A event during National Science Week.

Immersive Science III (SciVR): Astronomy for all Australians (livestream)

Catch the latest news in black holes with Alan Duffy and Rebecca Allen with live Q&A. Download the app and explore the universe.

Canberra Science Treasure Hunt

Discover the hidden science gems across Canberra in this team based treasure hunt.


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