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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

ONE SMALL STEP Exhibition

Liverpool Regional Museum, Liverpool, NSW
ONE SMALL STEP Exhibition

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 - 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.

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.

Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Sydney, NSW
Visual Perception & Aboriginal Art

Barbara Gillam examines the innovative perceptual skills of Aboriginal bark painters, especially in depicting figure-ground and occlusion for the fourth lecture in the Women and Science series.

EN Building, Lecture Theatre 102. (Enter from Burwood Road), Hawthorne, VIC
Space Law – It’s not Rocket Science Public Lecture

This lecture will be given by Ms Kim Ellis, an Australian International Lawyer and Scientist who leads the Swinburne Space Office, here in Melbourne. The topics is how Australia is making a splash on the international space arena as the Australian Space Agency turns one.

Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, Mount Martha, VIC
Reach for Apollo, the Moon and the ***Stars***

Looking for an out-of-this-world Apollo experience? Come and explore the mysteries of the night sky and Universe with a fun, family Astronomy evening with the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society. Hear the REALLY BIG questions, ask your own, hold a meteorite, and spy on the night sky with us.

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...

  • 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...

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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.

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.

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.

The Radio Amateurs of the Tablelands Radio & Electronics Club, in Far North Queensland are commemorating the 50th year since the Lunar Landing, by operating a special event call sign VI50ML on the Radio Amateur bands.

Moonhack

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

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.

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.

Events

  • The Navigators

    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...

  • 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...

See all
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