Inspiring Australia (NSW) stakeholder briefing

All welcome to join the NSW Inspiring Australia and National Science Week Executive Committee at a brieifing event for the science community on Thursday 8 October 2015 from 3.30pm. This will be an opportunity to discuss the results of the inaugural Sydney Science Festival that was held during National Science Week in August and contribute your ideas to its future directions.

Networking drinks and canapes will be served at the conclusion of formal proceedings at 5pm. RSVP essential.

  • When: Thursday 8 October 3.30pm-5pm
  • Where: NSW Trade and Investment Centre, Level 47, MLC Building, Martin OPlace, Sydney
  • RSVP: Please send an email to by Friday 2 October

National Science Week

National Science Week,Australia’s longest running festival, took place from 13 to 23 August 2015.

Sydney Science Festival

The inaugural 2015 Sydney Science Festival offered an ecclectic mix of talks, hands on science events, family fun days and more. Please send an email to if you are interested in becoing involved in next year's Festival

Regional events

Dozens of science engagement activities are presented across the state by NSW Regional Science Hubs, including all kinds of entertaining science activities in the community that explore everything from the natural environment to astronomy and the night skies.

Regular science talks

Attend science talks presented by distinguished scientists at City of Sydney Libraries, Sydney Science Forum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Australian Museum Research Institute, UNSW and UTS. For science talks in pubs, check out Nerd Nites, That’ll Learn You, Pint of Science Australia and Science at the Local.

For families

There are often science-based kids activities on offer at Australian Museum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Museum of Human Disease, Centennial Parklands and Royal Botanical Gardens and Domain Trust. Fizzics Education provides science themed activities for schools, community festivals and private parties.

Find and share NSW events on Facebook

The Science Ignite Facebook page is a great place to find and share information about NSW science themed events.