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What's ON!

From art and cultural experiences, unique events distinctive to Central Australia, music, dance, theatre and sporting events the Red Centre hosts many world class events. You are sure to find an event that attracts your interest so take a look and see what’s going on in the region.


desertSMART EcoFair

Thursday 9- Sunday 12 August

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).
An overview of some of the program highlights, include:
Thursday 9 August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Friday 10 August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
4pm-6pm ABC 783 Outside Broadcast @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Saturday 11 August
Garden to Plate focuses on science, gardening, food, and nutrition @ Alice Springs Community Garden
Sunday 12 August
Keynote Presentation from Amanda McKenzie & Women Changing the World Panel @ Alice Springs Cinema


Event Days and Times

Thursday 9- Sunday 12 August, Various times


- The Alice Bicycle Film Festival and Sustainable Living Festival- $5
- Nurturing Gardens with Costa- $20
- Science Under the Stars- $65.



Phone: 08 8952 2497


Categories: Featured Events

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