Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival

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Dubbo Regional Council is the organiser of the 2018 Dubbo Sustainable City Expo & Science Festival to be held on Saturday 25 August 2018 from 10am until 2pm at the Western Plains Cultural Centre.

The thirteenth (13th) annual Expo & Science Festival aims to provide information to the Dubbo and Wellington communities about how to live and work more sustainably; promote the wonders of science; and highlight how science can help to achieve a sustainable future.

The event will feature:

  • Sustainable living exhibits, with tips on how to reduce household energy and water bills, create less waste, and live in harmony with the environment.

  • Hands-on science exhibits to inspire and engage the local community about the wonders of science.

  • Science Café – with light refreshments available for purchase.

  • Plenty of kids’ activities and competitions to enter!

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Register as an Exhibitor

To register as an exhibitor for the Expo & Science Festival simply download the 2018 Exhibitor Information Pack (PDF 450.6KB), which includes the Exhibitor Registration Form.

Please submit Exhibitor Registration Forms to Council no later than Friday 29 June 2018. Late entries will be accepted if space is available.

Register a Supporting Event

As a new element to the ever evolving Expo & Science Festival Council would like to assist in promoting any ‘sustainability or science related events’ happening across the local government area in the lead up to, and surrounding, Council’s annual event.

So if you can’t make the annual Expo & Science Festival, and/or wish to promote an additional information night, workshop, tour, 100 mile dinner, market, film night, car boot sale, community gardening day, exhibition, school event, or the like please download the Supporting Event Registration Form (PDF 376.7KB).

Council’s Sustainability and Education Officer will be in contact with you regarding your proposed supporting event, and approved events will be listed and promoted on this webpage.

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Background Information

Starting as an information night in 2006 attracting 13 exhibitors and some 200 people, this Council initiative has grown into the Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival, an all-day event. The 2017 event was held in early September and showcased over 35 exhibitors, drawing a crowd of over 500 people to the Western Plains Cultural Centre.

The following exhibitors participated in the 2017 Expo & Science Festival:

Orana Energy Systems, Bunnings Dubbo, Active Solar and Gas, Dubbo Community Men's Shed, Healthy Rivers Ambassador (Macquarie River Bushcare), Wellington Caves, Dubbo Field Naturalist and Conservation Society, WIRES, Friends of Burrendong Arboretum, Skylight World, Orana Toy Library, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Youth at the Zoo (YATZ), Fizzics Education, Macquarie Regional Library, Charles Sturt University, Siding Springs Observatory, Dippin' Dots, Larry Brandy Aboriginal Storyteller, Central West Maker's Place, Wambangalang Environmental Education Centre, Regional Enviroscience, Jespresso Coffee Cart, 1st Dubbo Scouts, Western Plains Landscape and Irrigation, OEC Community Garden, Dubbo Town and Country Tours, LJ Hooker Dubbo, Office of Environment and Heritage "Saving our Species" program, Dubbo City Toyota, Wheeler Cycles, Matrix LED, Gilgai Farms, RePlas - Recycled Plastic Products, Solamax.

Last Edited: 03 May 2018