desertSMART EcoFair

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Festivals and Celebrations Markets

9 Aug 2018 to 12 Aug 2018

desertSMART EcoFair is in its tenth year and is organised by the Arid Lands Environment Centre, as part of National Science Week.

desertSMART EcoFair aims to educate, inspire and activate the community around science and sustainability issues, and features high profile speakers, engaging panels and workshops, films and the popular Sunday Sustainable Living Festival & EcoMarkets.

In 2018 special guests include Professor Lesley Hughes (Climate Council), Claire O’Rourke (Solar Citizens) and desertSMART EcoFair ambassador Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia).

Thursday 9th August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Friday 10th August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
4pm-6pm ABC 783 Outside Broadcast @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Saturday 11th August
Garden to Plate focuses on science, gardening, food, and nutrition @ Alice Springs Community Garden

Sunday 12th August
Keynote Presentation: Amanda McKenzie & Women Changing the World Panel @ Alice Springs Cinema


Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Kiosk Public Toilet Wheelchair access

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