ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Saturday 2 August 2014

Broken Hill Science Week event by ANU 14 August 2014

Community Event
As part of the upcoming National Science Week (NSW) which will be held between 16 and 24 August 2014, Australian National University (ANU) is holding an event in Broken Hill. The event is being held in partnership with the Broken Hill City Council.

The ANU event is part of "a series of informal, science-based conversations with rural and regional communities around the country on aspects of climate adaptation relevant to community concerns and interests."

Details of the event are below -

Date - 14 August 2014

Venue - Aged Persons Rest Centre
254 Blende Street, Broken Hill NSW 2880

Theme - Environment and Nature

Cost - Free

ANU Contact - Stacy-ann Robinson 02 6125 9909

Light refreshments will follow the event.

Environment and Nature

Here is the National Science Week website where you can find out more information about this and other events, plus lots of other information.


Just go to 'Find an event' tab and type in the post code you want. Fro Broken Hill it's 2880, confirm the name Broken Hill, then hit the search button.

So far I have found three events in Broken Hill, but others may still be being organised.

National Science Week is NSW is An Australian Government Initiative.

I used to be a science teacher many years ago. I even studied advanced genetics.

I think National Science Week is a fantastic initiative. Well done to all those involved.

Cheers, Jane Deany

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