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Questacon Invention Convention

The Questacon Invention Conventions are multi-day workshops where you can work with mentor makers from Questacon and innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs from around Australia to turn your ideas into reality.

This year we are running 3 regional Invention Conventions in Newcastle, Darwin and Albany with the National Invention Convention being held in Canberra during January 2018.

Register your interest below!


Registrations are now open for the National Questacon Invention Convention, 15-19 January, 2018. Applications for this event will close on Monday 16 October, 2017 at 5pm AEDT.

Download and complete the National Questacon Invention Convention registration form in PDF or Word and E-mail it to us at outreach.bookings@questacon.edu.au.

National Invention Convention 2018

The National Questacon Invention Convention is an all expenses paid, five day workshop in Canberra, held every January. It's immersive, but also fun - play, make design and laugh your way through a week of inspiration and creativity.

The theme of the 2018 National Invention Convention is Future Earth and applications are now open 14-18 year olds and will be held in January 2018 in Canberra.

Please note that if you've already participated in a National Invention Convention then unfortunately you are not eligible to apply. If you've done a Regional Questacon Invention Convention register your interest now!

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