Welcome to Inspiring South Australia

Inspiring South Australia is about connecting the community with science and improving science literacy. Together with our partners and supporters, we work to engage diverse audiences in both our regional and metropolitan communities.

Stories and News

Questacon Invention Convention Seeks Bright Young Minds

Immerse yourself in this all-expenses paid, five day workshop where students play, make, design and laugh your way through a week of inspiration and creativity

National Science Week 2018 Grants Now Open

Kick-start your science event and apply!

Get outdoors with Arts in Parks

Explore the great outdoors through the eyes of both scientists and artists.

Little Bang Discovery Club Heads to Adelaide

Young Adelaideans get ready, the Little Bang Discovery Club is headed your way!

Ocean Essence – A Night of Science

Grab a drink and hear SAs top scientists explore the deep ocean.

Upcoming Events

Art in Parks: Capturing our Natural Surround

  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Swanport Wetlands

Grab your camera and learn how to capture the natural beauty of Swanport Wetlands under the guidance of renowned Murray Bridge photographer, David Leane. Enjoy...

Open State

  • Adelaide

Open State is a festival of innovation, collaboration, ideas and enterprise. The eleven day festival boasts an extensive list of events centred around the future prosperity...

Art in Parks: Contribute to Public Art

  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Langhorne Creek

Join local artist Alison Mugford, of Ali Mugford Mosaics, to contribute to two mosaics in a stunning natural setting. Tolderol Game Reserve is a well-known bird...

Inspiring South Australia

The Inspiring South Australia program is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, the South Australian Department of State Development, the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, Flinders University and the South Australian Museum.

Together we are working towards a society that critically engages with key scientific issues, a society that is inspired by science, a society that encourages young people to pursue scientific studies and careers, and a society that attracts national and international interest in its science.

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