Category Archives: State/territory officers

Participate in Sydney Science Festival

By Jackie Randles After 18 years of National Science Week celebrations, Sydney science stakeholders will this year join forces to present a Sydney-wide science festival in order to make a greater impact and broaden this year’s offering to include research institutions, universities, business, engineers and community organisations. The decision for several presenters to unite under

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Tasmania's Inspiring Australia officer, Sarah Bayne

Selling science in our smallest state

People come to science engagement with a range of backgrounds, but there can’t be many who’ve worked cleaning convict bricks like Sarah Bayne has. Sarah is one of eight state and territory Inspiring Australia Officers who support science communication and engagement projects, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.

Inspirer of West Australians, Kerry Mazziotti

Travelling all over the countryside with Kerry Mazzotti

A love of meeting people from different backgrounds and a bug for travel are surely essential requirements for Kerry Mazzotti’s challenge of coordinating science engagement across the biggest state in Australia. Kerry is one of eight state and territory Inspiring Australia Officers who support science communication and engagement projects, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.

Swimming teacher turned science communicator Carly Siebentritt

Getting crafty with science communication

Making videos, getting involved with Melbourne’s festivals and getting crafty with CWA ladies is all in a day’s work for science communicator Carly Siebentritt. In this story, we get to know Victoria’s resident Inspiring Australia Officer, one of eight who are there to support science communication and engagement projects in each state and territory, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.