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SciFest 2023: Innovation in Sustainability (Stage 5, TAFE Students, Teacher, Parent)

Live Event

Celebrate National Science Week with Sydney Olympic Park and discover more about ‘Innovation in Sustainability’.


Sydney Olympic Park has been home to innovation in sustainability since the development of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The legacy of the “Green Games” lives on today in the Ecologically Sustainable Development policies and principals. Technology now plays a significant role in the innovation of sustainable management at Sydney Olympic Park. In the presentation we will showcase a variety of current innovations that are assisting us with improving environmental and social sustainability at the Park, including the trialling of e-Bins, the use of a Smart Tidal-Gate to influence tidal flow for migratory birds,  an award winning eco-boardwalk and Ring Walk, threatened species monitoring, leachate treatment systems, as well as the latest in Smart Irrigation for Parks and Cool Towns


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Virtual Excursions Australia

Event Details

Date & Time

  18-Aug-2023    04:00PM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform



45 Minutes





Syllabus Outcomes

ST1-10ES-S, ST1-1WS-S, ST2-10ES-S, ST2-1WS-S, ST3-10ES-S, ST3-1WS-S

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Professional Development

Other KLAs

Science and Tech

Terms and Conditions

Only pre-booked classes can participate in the Live presentation.

Zoom links for the presentation must only be used for the booked class(es) and not sent to other teachers inside or outside of the school or shared on social media.

Presenter Bio

Sydney Olympic Park has become a favourite excursion destination since the opening of Bicentennial Park in 1988 and we now have over half a million students visiting us each year. All our programs are outcomes-driven, interactive and designed to make learning come alive.

Through our virtual excursions students can explore the Park’s 175ha of mysterious wetlands; connect with environmental scientists and ecologists; journey through aboriginal culture, stories and perspectives; see sustainable development in action and tap directly into the exciting range of major events, sports and festivals happening at Sydney Olympic Park.

The Sydney Olympic Park Authority also facilitates a variety of unique video conferences which link you directly to the resources and expertise of program partners such as the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, GWS Giants, NRMA, Macquarie University, Web Video Productions, 48 Eco Film Challenge and Birdlife Australia.

For teachers, we provide pre and post excursion sessions designed to extend and embed learning and to link the site effectively with your classroom teaching. We also deliver accredited professional development activities.

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Technology and Materials Requirements

A large screen/television/smart board etc. that can be seen by the whole class. Working speakers that are connected and checked prior to the workshop so all students can hear

We recommend you check your audio and visual equipment, and bandwidth at the following link: zoom.us/test


If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Virtual Excursions Australia

Phone: 0407976892

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.virtualexcursionsaustralia.com.au/events/scifest-2023/

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