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Women of the Island

Statewide

8 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

Women Of The Island is a multi-award winning series of short documentaries (5-8 minutes each) celebrating the inspiring and untold stories of women who inhabit the island of Tasmania – stories as diverse, complex and…

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Bushland at Ten Days on the Island

Statewide

8 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

Lie yourself down and soften into the grass. Listen to a timeless tale of a human body returning to the gently humming earth, after death. This is an absorbing audio journey by British art duo…

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MUSIC TOUR: Where Song Began

Statewide

16 January 2019 - 29 January 2019

‘Where Song Began’ is a musical celebration of Australia’s birds and how they shaped the world. ‘…an unforgettable and inspiring work, that captivated the audience ’ ‘…it moved me to tears… I left feeling I had…

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Bush Adventures summer program

Statewide

1 January 2019 - 28 February 2019

There’s loads of fabulous science activities in the Bush Adventures summer program. WAY too much to list here, so check out their full  guide!  

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Discovery Ranger Program

Statewide

27 December 2018 - 30 January 2019

Tasmania’s award-winning Discovery Rangers will be out in force, hosting Discovery Days in towns across the State and a range of activities in national parks and reserves from 27 December to 30 January. Guided walks,…

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National Science Week

Statewide

11 August 2018 - 19 August 2018

Australia’s biggest festival is back! Each year Tasmania hosts around 100 events during National Science Week. Check out the full program at scienceweek.net.au.

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Where? Where? Wedgie! Citizen Science Project

Statewide

25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018

Help us find out how many wedge-tailed eagles there are in Tasmania! This NatureTrackers citizen science project invites all Tasmanians to help us monitor Tasmania’s diurnal birds of prey, with a focus on wedge-tailed eagles,…

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Tasmanian Science and Engineering Challenge 2018

Statewide

23 May 2018 - 1 June 2018

***Update: This program is now full*** The Science and Engineering Challenge (the Challenge) is an outreach program aimed at changing student’s perceptions of science and engineering. Through the Challenge, students experience aspects of these disciplines…

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Grants for National Science Week events

Statewide

26 March 2018 - 24 April 2018

Applications are now open for grants of up to $500 to help you run a public event during National Science Week (11-19 August). View the information and apply now right here on WhySci! whysci.org.au/science-week-seed-grants-2018 Budget…

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CONSTAT Science Teachers Conference

Statewide

23 March 2018 - 24 March 2018

Theme: Game Changers and Change Makers What is CONSTAT? Annual Conference of the Science Teachers’ Association of Tasmania When: Friday 23rd March (Field trips and on-site excursions in the North West of Tasmania followed by the…

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Shell Questacon Science Circus Tassie Tour

Statewide

16 October 2017 - 12 November 2017

Australia’s greatest touring Science Circus is coming to Tasmania! The Shell Questacon Science Circus is a great opportunity for parents and children to share, discover and explore science together. You can encourage a fascination and…

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Robot engineering meets Antarctic science webinar

Statewide

23 August 2017

ALUMNI WEBINAR SERIES 2017 Presented by Dr Damien Guihen In this webinar Damien will discuss the need for autonomous observations in the Antarctic and the technological, logistical and coordination challenges that this presents. Damien will…

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