Inspiring the ACT

Promoting and connecting STEM and entrepreneurship

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Science in ACTion – 2017 edition!

Science in ACTion, a free event showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) organisations in the ACT, was held on Saturday the 12th of August at the Old Bus Depot. Over 3000 people visited 41 stalls throughout the day, learning about...

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Art and Science: Creative Collaborations for Conservation

Local artists, scientists, and conservation aficionados were invited to an evening of collaboration and conversation in May at Extirpation: Local Extinction, an event held at the Australian National University. Over 45 people attended the event, which included an art...

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National Science Week

Provide support,funding and promotion for the ACT National Science Week Committee and Science Week activities as well as encouraging more organisations and communities to be involved in National Science Week.


Live Science Events

We are encouraging and supporting the establishment of live events that appeal to the public and are held outside of National Science Week and also outside traditional settings to enable as many people as possible to understand science and its importance.


STEM Careers

We are providing support and sponsorship to help inspire our young people to undertake studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as supporting innovative and entrepreneurial activity in the ACT.

STEM careers


Science Tourism

We are partnering with tourism bodies and operators to promote the science in key tourism destinations around the ACT.

Science Tourism