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World Science Festival Brisbane: Chinchilla

  • Chinchilla Cultural Centre 68-86 Heeney St Chinchilla QLD 4413 Australia (map)

Student Day 9 March

Students from Years 7 to 9 in the Western Downs region are invited to participate in the World Science Festival Brisbane’s Regional Program in Chinchilla through an event specifically dedicated to school engagement. Each session will include opportunities to interact with artefacts, marvel at exhibition displays and experience some practical hands-on science demonstrations.

Students will also have the opportunity to speak with industry professionals from STEM‑related fields. In small groups, students will engage with scientists and industry professionals from a variety of science fields to discover the wonder, awe and inspirational career pathways available in STEM.

Community Day 10 March

This program, as part of World Science Festival Brisbane, hosted at the Chinchilla Cultural Centre, will give Western Downs communities the opportunity to explore the wonders of science through workshops, hands on activities and visual displays.

Leading scientists will explain how their scientific discoveries will lead to greater innovation within their fields. Community members will be able to speak with these science leaders to learn how research is crossing boundaries to help us better understand the mysteries of the past and our current environment in order to help shape the future.

Please note bookings are not required for this event.

Power of Engineering will be running workshops across both days. If you'd like to get involved, please contact

For more information on the Student Day on 9 March, please click here.

For more information on the Community Day on 10 March, please click here.

Earlier Event: March 6
Brisbane High School Event
Later Event: April 6
Abbotsleigh High School