Programs and initiatives

Celebrate National Science Week with EPA


National Science Week (11–19 August 2018) is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology, with thousands of individuals taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation.

Care for a spot of frog calling, water bug identification, bird watching, or koala spotting? The third annual Science in the Park: Wildlife Counts event at Coolart Wetlands and Homestead in Somers, will be the focus of free science activities on the Mornington Peninsula catering for all ages.

EPA is looking forward to participating, with fun activities for the whole family.

Andrea Hinwood, Victoria's Chief Environmental Scientist, will be keynote speaker on the day.

Sunday 12 August 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Coolart Wetlands and Homestead,

Lord Somers Rd

Somers, VIC 3927

Read more about the event -

Register your interest on the Science in the Park Facebook page

EPA is celebrating the role of science in our work by hosting its third annual National Science Week panel event, on Thursday 16 August. You're invited to participate in this free panel discussion.

Thursday 16 August 2018, 12:00pm, Melbourne Museum, and streaming online

This year’s topic is Waste away – the future of garbage.

Register now to join the debate in the live audience.


Register now to join the event online via web-stream.

Page last updated on 6 Aug 2018