11 - 13 August 2017

Date to be confirmed

Give a cheer for the innovative steps Alice Springs has taken towards sustainability, and exchange ideas and learn more about sustainable living.

More information

desertSMART EcoFair is in its eighth year and is organised by the Arid Lands Environment Centre, as part of National Science Week.

desertSMART EcoFair aims to educate, inspire and activate the community around science and sustainability issues, and features high profile speakers, engaging panels and workshops, films and the popular Sunday Sustainable Living Festival & EcoMarkets.

In 2016 special guests include Professor Lesley Hughes (Climate Council), Claire O’Rourke (Solar Citizens) and desertSMART EcoFair ambassador Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia).

Friday 12th August 9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden 4pm-6pm ABC 783 Outside Broadcast @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden 6pm-10pm Alice Springs Bicycle Film Festival @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Saturday 13th August 10.30am-11.30am Understanding Your Waste Tours @ the Regional Waste Management Facility 1.30pm-3.30pm Nurturing Gardens with Costa @ Alice Springs Community Garden 5.30pm Science Under the Stars @ Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre

Sunday 14th August 9am-3pm Sustainable Living Festival & Sunday Eco-markets @ Alice Springs Desert Park Courtyard

For more information www.ecofair.org.au

Event date:
11 - 13 August 2017
Event type:
  • Classes, Lessons and Workshops
  • Community Event
  • Festivals and Celebrations
  • Markets
Entry cost:
Adult tickets from $5 to $65
The Alice Bicycle Film Festival and Sustainable Living Festival are $5, Nurturing Gardens with Costa is $20, and Science Under the Stars is $65.