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Breaking Up with Plastics

North

26 November 2019

The United Nations set 17 “Sustainable Development Goals” as a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Come along to be led by some of Tasmania’s local experts in deliberating over…

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Talk

Medical Records and the Dark Web

South

26 November 2019

Hear how medical records have become a hot commodity for cybercriminals and how you can secure your health information. This is a free event.

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Talk

Managing fire risk in Tasmania

North

26 November 2019

The next fire season is already upon us. Are we better prepared? This public lecture is all about managing fire risk in Tasmania. Experts will discuss, ‘What are the lessons from past fires that inform…

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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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Film

Fem Fest: Women of the Island Screening

South

23 November 2019

A series of short documentaries that feature women in Tasmania. Stories told by women, about women including scientists like Dr Lila Landowski. Tickets available now. Part of FemFest 2019.  

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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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Talk

Towards Healthy and Productive Landscapes

South

20 November 2019

How can we align food and fibre production with carbon sequestration and biodiversity to increase opportunities for future generations? How can we restore ecosystem health at the landscape scale while increasing productivity and capitalising on…

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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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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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Event

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

AquaKulture

South

8 November 2019

Live Performance. Artist/Scientists Talk. Free Bar. From 5.30pm. November 8th. Aquakulture is a multimedia performance by award-winning British composer and performer Ryan Taylor. The piece explores the rapidly changing nature of aquaculture, it’s connection to…

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