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OktoLab19

South

14 December 2019 - 25 January 2020

OktoLab19 brings together artists, writers and scientists to investigate octopuses in all their extraordinary glory. The exhibition aims is to contribute new ways of understanding and conceptualizing octopuses, in respect to their being-in-the-world and our perception…

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Kids

Bush Adventures summer program

Statewide

1 January 2020 - 28 February 2020

There’s loads of fabulous science activities in the Bush Adventures summer program. Head to their website for more.

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Kids

QVMAG School Holiday Program

North

14 January 2020 - 29 January 2020

A change is as good as a holiday! We have changed our school holiday program format for January 2020. Our program runs across three weeks. The topics are: Tuesday 14 January – Secret Life of…

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Event

Blue Tier BioBlitz

North

25 January 2020 - 27 January 2020

What are you doing on the January long weekend? Want to be part of a citizen science event that will help unearth the secrets of the forests of the Blue Tier? A team of scientists,…

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Event

World Wetlands Day

North

2 February 2020

Join Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife to celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020, which is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. World Wetlands Day is a chance for the international community, in unity, to celebrate the…

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Flight Lines

South

5 February 2020

A stunning work of narrative non-fiction about the extraordinary migratory shorebirds, combining personal narrative, vivid imagery, and fascinating new science. Andrew follows these shorebirds from Australia’s southern ocean to the Arctic and back, exploring the…

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Event

Science in the Pub: Fire

South

6 February 2020

  #scipubfire – find out the science behind Australia’s unprecedented bush fires. Details TBC Please note: the venue has moved to the Black Buffalo Hotel. Why attend Science in the Pub? Do you really need…

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Workshop

WildTracker Workshop

North

8 February 2020

Be part of WildTracker, an exciting citizen science project that identifies wildlife hotspots! This workshop for landholders in the Longford and Carrick areas will provide an opportunity to learn some wildlife survey skills and discuss…

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Talk

Hobart Fire Forum

South

13 February 2020

The bushfire crisis unfolding on the mainland has highlighted the need to change the way we deal with bushfires, climate change and risk. The Australia Institute and the new Independent Science Council of Tasmania is…

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Event

Science in the Pub: Inspiring Women in STEM winners

South

5 March 2020

#scipubinspiring – In 2019, Science in the Pub launched their first ever scholarship prize for Inspiring Women in STEM. Hear from the winners in a relaxed pub environment. What is their research? What did they…

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Festival

Australian Antarctic Festival

South

29 July 2020 - 3 August 2020

Explore all things Antarctic at this biannual festival.

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