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National Innovation Games Hobart

South

12 November 2019

The National Innovation Games are coming to Hobart! Similar to events like UHack or GovHack, the Innovation Games will challenge you to solve a real business problem. The challenge focus of the day is: “How…

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Talk

Wild Minds

South

13 November 2019

Wild Island presents Wild Minds – a series of 7 cutting edge presentations and conversations that explore Country, nature, wildness and people from a range of perspectives – Indigenous, activist, philosophical, scientific, artistic, literary, political…

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Talk

Sustainability in the Pub: Hot Fish

South

20 November 2019

While the much visible youth-led Extinction Rebellion movement takes to streets worldwide and seek influence through social media, what is happening in our deep seas to combat the effects of global warming on the fishing…

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Planet Earth by Bob Brown

South

22 November 2019

In his first speech in the Senate, Bob Brown raised the threat posed by climate change. It has taken 10 years for politicians to finally begin to acknowledge the causes and effects of climate change.…

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Workshop

Lachlan Waterbug Blitz

South

24 November 2019

Like to fish and want to know what bugs the trout like? Interested in river health? Come down to the Lachlan River and be part of the national waterbug blitz! John Gooderham, co-author of ‘The…

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Talk

Reducing risk of dementia – evidence and opportunities

North

24 November 2019

The greatest risk factor for dementia is age. However, there is evidence that approximately a third of cases may be avoided if several potentially modifiable risk factors are addressed. Join Professor James Vickers, Director of…

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Takayna / Tarkine Bioblitz

North West

29 November 2019 - 1 December 2019

A BioBlitz is a festival of science in nature. In one of the world’s last wild places, takayna / Tarkine, our BioBlitz will discover and record as many living things as possible over several days.…

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Sunday Sip of Science with CSIRO

South

1 December 2019

Join the CSIRO on a Sunday afternoon in the pub for some drinks, food and science. Climate change affects us all – but what role does science play? World-renowned scientist Professor Benny Freeman will talk…

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