Sustainability and Science Showcase at the Queensland Museum

May 17, 2021

On Sunday June 13, head over to the Queensland Museum to be a part of a free community event which will showcase researchers and environment groups working towards a more sustainable future.

At the Sustainability and Science Showcase, you can browse the exhibits, attend information sessions or you may like learn about QuestaGame’s citizens science app for recording species in a tour of South Bank.

The Queensland Chief Scientist, an avid bird watcher, is also leading a bird walk early in the day.

For those with an onsite pass to SRI2021, it’s another opportunity to make the most of your ticket.


Three free information forums are scheduled. Download program.

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.

Hear from Professor Hugh Possingham, Dr Tobias Smith, Associate Professor Celine Frere and Claire Bickle.

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.

Hear from Professor Peta Ashworth, Mark Barthel, Ned Heaton, and Yasmin Grigaliunas.

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.

Hear from Professor Susan Harris Rimmer, Dr Paul Bertsch and Dr David Rissik

Visit the website for more details about the speakers, the free activities and to book a forum session.