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desertSMART EcoFair

Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

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

desertSMART EcoFair is in its tenth 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 2018 special guests include Professor Lesley Hughes (Climate Council), Claire O’Rourke (Solar Citizens) and desertSMART EcoFair ambassador Costa Georgiadis (Gardening Australia).

Thursday 9th August
9am-2pm Eco-Science Schools Day @ Olive Pink Botanic Garden

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

Saturday 13th August

Sunday 14th August

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  • Information

    Event date

    10 – 12 August 2018

    Event type

    • Classes Lessons Workshops and Talks
    • 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.


    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Family Friendly
    • Kiosk
    • Public Toilet


    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance. Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times. Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer. Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf. Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision. Disabled access available, contact operator for details

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