Sustainability and Science Showcase

Hosted at the Queensland Museum on Sunday 13 June, the Sustainability & Science Showcase will highlight the latest scientific research and present ideas for saving our precious planet:

  • Find out why being sustainable matters and what practical tips you can try
  • Hear from scientists and community sustainability experts
  • Discover Queensland citizen science projects
  • Learn about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and pledge to do your bit to address global challenges like climate change.

Read our program (PDF, 521.1KB) .

The Sustainability & Science Showcase celebrates the inaugural global Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) taking place in Brisbane 12-15 June to foster sustainability knowledge and practice around the world.

Event details

Where: Queensland Museum - Corner Grey Street, Melbourne St, South Brisbane
When: Sunday 13 June
Time: 10am to 4pm

Exhibitors and activities

Queensland Museum Whale Mall & Level 2 Eastern Terrace

You will get the chance to meet some of Queensland’s leading organisations, researchers and businesses who are at the forefront of research and community education. There will be displays and exciting hands-on activities you can take part in.

Program coming soon!

Forums

Queensland Museum Theatre, Level 2

Inspiring speakers will be sharing their insights on using innovations in science and sustainability to protect our planet. Topics include:

Forum 1: Creating a healthy environment for your local flora and fauna to thrive
Learn how to protect our local ecosystems, care for our native wildlife, and create an eco-friendly backyard.

Forum 2: How to reduce waste in your home
From preventing and recycling food waste to re-purposing unused goods, our experts will share practical tips and solutions to reduce your waste to landfill and explain how you can be a part of a circular economy.

Forum 3: Australia’s progress on Sustainable Development Goals including climate action
Urgent action is required to successfully achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In particular, hear from experts who are working towards effective and just climate action in Australia and learn how you can respond to climate change in your own community.

Can’t make it to the showcase? Listen to our forums from home. Sign up now!

Book your free tickets to the forums

Visit our events page to learn more about the speakers and to book tickets.

Program of activities

Download the program (PDF, 521.1KB) to find out more about our speakers, citizen science activities and workshops for children.

Live streaming link

Can’t make it to the showcase? Listen to our forums from home. Sign up now!