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Dream Big Careers Exhibition online

Statewide

17 June 2020 - 16 August 2020

Now in it’s 6th year, this popular North-West primary schools P-6 exhibition asks students to consider their future career by creating artworks articulating their dream job. Due to COVID-19, this year’s Dream Big exhibition has…

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Festival

National Science Week Online

Statewide

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August, but this year it’s heading online. Tasmanians get to stay safe and healthy while learning about, and getting hands on with, science, technology, engineering, and…

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Festival

Returning in 2021 – Festival of Bright Ideas

South

15 August 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOBI 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A fun event for all Tasmanians, the Festival of Bright ideas showcases science, tech, engineering, maths, arts, and more. Come see, play, eat, drink, and interact! Visit…

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Festival

TastroFest Online

North West

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

TastroFest heads online in 2020! There’s plenty of videos to watch including night sky tours and bedtime stories for kids. For more details visit the TastroFest Facebook page! Tasmania has some of the cleanest and…

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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: The Volcanic Solar System

Statewide

27 August 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In some parts of the world, volcanoes are an important part of everyday life. In space, too, they are more common than you might imagine. In this informative…

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Conference

Connect 4 STEM in Action conference

South

10 September 2020 - 12 September 2020

Three days of opportunities for STEM Educators in Tasmania. Early Years Educators Day 10 Sept 9am-4pm Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson STEM Forum 10 Sept 4.30pm Venue TBC Conference (MAT, STAT, TasITE) 11-12 Sept 2020…

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Conference

Tasmanian Health Conference 2020

South

12 September 2020

The ninth Tasmanian Health Conference 2020 aims to discuss what is being done to improve public health policies and practices, how to strengthen the health system making it resilient to climate risks, provide an update…

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Talk

Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: Science vs. Fake News

Statewide

24 September 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. Fake news is not new. Intentionally misleading stories have been around for centuries, but today, everyone’s a journalist (or thinks they are), and advertising revenue drives social media…

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Festival

POSTPONED – Bruny Island Bird Festival 2020

South

9 October 2020 - 11 October 2020

With regret the 2020 Bruny Island Bird Festival has been deferred until a later date yet to be decided.  We hope to run a smaller version of the festival in March or October 2021 and…

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Talk

Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: Astronomy in Times of Crisis

Statewide

29 October 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In an international emergency like the present one, you might expect the science of the stars to be the last thing on people’s minds. The problems facing both…

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