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Drought Ready Tasmania

South

15 June 2024

The Tasmanian Government recognises the importance of farmers and communities being more prepared for, and resilient to, the impacts of drought, as climate change leads to increased incidence of extreme events such as drought. Over…

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Future Science Talks Comedy Edition

South

22 June 2024 - 24 June 2024

Future Science Talks: Comedy Edition is debuting in Hobart following sold out shows across Australia. We have shows on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th June at Shambles Brewery and Hobart Brewing Co. Tickets are available…

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Can We Survive on a Hotter Planet?

South

27 June 2024

Summary: Clive Hamilton argues in his new book, Living Hot, that Australia cannot alter the future climate and should instead focus on preparing for inevitable warming, a topic he will discuss with University of Tasmania…

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Democracy Done Differently

South

2 July 2024

Summary: Democracy in our state needs a shakeup. Join our panel of experts and commentators to start thinking about how we might do democracy differently. Democracy is under threat across the world. Leaders with authoritarian…

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agriCultured 2024

South

1 August 2024 - 4 August 2024

Discover a world where innovation meets tradition, and sustainability mingles with heritage. Immerse yourself in the fertile soils of Northern Tasmania at the freshest, coolest event of the season. At the heart of agriCULTURED lies…

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Beaker Street Festival

South

6 August 2024 - 13 August 2024

Imagine a place where scientists grace centre stage, microscopes live on bar tables, and late-night conversations have the potential to change the world. Welcome to Beaker Street Festival, where science brings us together. Beaker Street…

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Vaginal Vignettes: Sex in the Animal Kingdom (Beaker Street)

South

9 August 2024 - 10 August 2024

Think the vagina is a simple tube? Think again! See wacky and wild tales of female animal reproductive anatomy and behaviour come to life on stage! This Vaginal Vignette is part of Beaker Street’s┬áLate Night…

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Cryptic Wonders: Enchanting Slime Moulds

South

10 August 2024 - 16 August 2024

Slime moulds… What are they? What ecological roles do they play? Why do they look so beautiful? Slime moulds impress people when they see the beauty and intricacy of their miniscule fruiting bodies. Learn about…

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The Science of Selecting, Planting and Establishing Trees

South

11 August 2024

Join us at Inala for a one-day workshop on the science of selecting, planting and establishing trees. This workshop will cover tree biology 101 and an introduction to the principles of soil science. It will…

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Vaginal Vignettes: Sex in the Animal Kingdom

South

16 August 2024

Think the vagina is a simple tube? Think again! See wacky and wild tales of female animal reproductive anatomy and behaviour come to life on stage. From the times of Aristotle and Darwin to today,…

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By Gum: Healing Country, East Coast Field Day

South

17 August 2024

A day field trip to three spectacular Tasmanian East Coast properties. Showcasing positive stories of landscape recovery, saving threatened species, covenants and giving back to Aboriginal custodians. Meet researchers, land managers, scientists and volunteers. Includes…

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