Promote Science in the Community
We strive to ensure that everyone who wants to be involved in the hub has the chance to. We want to bring together people from all backgrounds and walks of life to share in the excitement of science and technology.
We co-ordinate a group of organisations to ensure there are engaging science-themed events near you throughout the year. We want our events to stimulate and inspire – but most of all be fun!
Show How Science and Technology Impacts Everyday Life
Science and technology is all around us, and influences our daily lives. We want to share how new discoveries and technologies will play a part in the lives of everyone in the community.
Local residents and community members are invited to learn how to propagate native plants from cuttings
Bushcare Volunteers and community members are invited to join North Sydney and Northern Beaches Council Bushland Teams to undertake weed control in a spotted gum forest…
Parents and children are invited to join a survey of insects and other invertibrates in and around the Coal Loader Centre
Celebrate the school holidays with a bang! Get noisy in the library as we explore the science behind explosions.
Join us for a day of skill and exploration. We'll be embarking on a trail of discovery to learn about the importance of nature conservation.
Parents and children are invited to join the Bushland Team for a guided spotlight walk around Balls Head Reserve, Waverton.
Earth's Wild Ride is an amazing 3D experience.
Macquarie Orbital is hosting a free event with speakers from government, industry and academia on the legal aspects of the growing Australian space industry.
Our speakers include:
Karl Rodrigues, Executive Director - Internationational and National Engagement, Australian Space Agency
Steven Freeland, Dean, School of Law, Western Sydney University
Donna Lawler, Principal, Azimuth Advisory, Space Law Specialists
Bill Barrett, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants
Gregory Hunter, Director of Innovation, United Nations Association of Australia
Love exploring and want to learn more about the amazing creatures that call rock platforms home? Why not join our expedition out to the North Narrabeen Aquatic Reserve and discover the magic of these places for yourself. Come peer into rock pools, build sandcastles and explore the coast with us.
This event is for children aged 6-12 years.
Kids on the Coast is a Northern Beaches Council school holiday program. It is run at the Coastal Environment Centre and delivered by qualified education staff.
Please note: On this day we will also be offering extended hours of 9am-5pm at a small additional cost; these extra hours will be supervised with options such as games, movies and craft. Please select that option if required when you book.
1300 000 232.