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The Hunter Innovation and Science Hub (HISH) is a network of organisations within the Hunter that collaborate to deliver ongoing community science engagement programs, including during National Science Week. Our vision is to grow an inquisitive and future-enabled Hunter community.

Our website provides the community with a one-stop-shop for STEM events, competitions and resources within the Hunter.

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Upcoming Events

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National Schools Poster Competition – Primary and Secondary Schools

January 1 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Annually - submissions due 10 November

Annual project-based learning activity with submissions due 10 November. Teams of students identify an investigation within any area of interest; they determine a question or problem to address, then design a study and collect and analyse data and ultimately present

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Biodiversity Month

September 1 - September 30


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Casuarina Castle Dress Up Day

October 3

Kids Dress Up & Activity Day

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Nature Is Fun

October 4 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 12, 2017 at 10:30am

One event on October 4, 2017 at 10:30am

Children’s Activities - from 10:30am - $5 (Bookings Essential)

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Hunter Pi in the Sky – Dr Terry Burns (Science and Engineering Challenge)

October 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Terry Burns Director of the Newcastle University Science and Engineering Challenge will discuss the Science and Engineering Challenge which is a nationwide STEM* outreach program presented by the University of Newcastle in partnership with communities, Rotary clubs, universities and

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Garage Sale & Orchid Potting

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Garage Sale, BBQ & Plant Stall - from 8am Orchid Potting - Free demonstrations @ 11am & 1:30pm Speaker: Stu Webb

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Christmas Concert

December 10

Live Music & Visit from Santa Claus

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