The Medieval Bundanon event explored the geomorphology of the banks of the Shoalhaven River in a poetic journey back in time.

Inspiring Australia

Creating STEM outreach networks at a local level
As the national strategy for public participation in science, technology and innovation, we seek to boost the public profile of STEM research and its relationship to our future economic and social wellbeing.

Inspiring Australia NSW develops influential networks that connect science and engineering researchers to big audiences. In collaboration with hundreds of statewide partners, we create memorable and engaging events and programs to inspire communities with science and its relevance to everyday life and to promote the work of scientific researchers and engineers.

Working out of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, Inspiring Australia has gone from strength in developing active, engaged networks of people commited to sharing amazing science work.

Among hundreds of programs Inspiring Australia has catalysed in NSW are:

Our people

The NSW Inspiring Australia & National Science Week Executive Committee

  • Jasmine Chambers (Chair) Division of Natural Sciences, University of Sydney 
  • Bobby Cerini, Inspiring Australia 
  • Geoff Crane, National Science Week 
  • Chris Newman, Office of NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer


In NSW, Inspiring Australia is a partnership between:

The initiative is part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda