Invention Convention

Questacon Invention Convention

Don't just use the latest technology- create it!

Students learning robotics at an Invention Convention

Workshops for students

School Workshops

Workshops in Canberra

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Holiday Workshops

Workshops during the school holidays

students building their prototype

Touring School Workshops

Touring workshops brought to your classroom.

students building their prototype

Virtual Excursion

Live workshops streamed from our studios in Canberra to your school.

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Workshops for teachers

Teacher Workshops

Accredited workshops for teachers.

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Social Media

See what everyone's been up to.

Workshops around Australia

Within the Community

Enterprising Australians

Find out about Australian inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Taj Pabari, founder of Fiftysix Creations, works with a student

Community Events

Public events and talks.

presenter showcasing new technologies

Make at Questacon in Canberra

Holiday Workshops

October registrations are fully allocated!

Check out The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre (IPTLC) located in Deakin and sign the kids up to a workshop during the October school holidays.

These hands-on workshops designed for young people aged between 10-15 years old will unleash the inner inventor, designer or maker.

Participants will get the opportunity to meet other like-minded people, make some cool stuff, get great advice on their projects, and find out how to further develop their ideas while having heaps of fun along the way!

Morning and afternoon workshops are available on 9 and 10 October:



  Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October



App Design

Robot Programming



Code a Companion

Galactic Clean up

Participants staying for a full day will be supervised over lunch and should bring their own lunch, water, a hat and sunscreen.

Wednesday 9 October

App Design (AM)

Ever had a bright idea for a new app? Explore what's going on behind the screen and design the look and feel of your very own clickable app!

Code a Companion (PM)

Create a portable interactive pet using a micro-computer and some simple coding!


Thursday 10 October

Robot Programming (AM)

How to train your robot! Program your EV3 Lego robot to obey your every wish - and create a massive artwork in the process.

Galactic Clean up (PM)

Discover the problems with space junk and design prototypes to clean it up.

Workshops: $55 per session (incl. GST)
Q Club members: $44 per session (incl. GST)

October registrations are fully allocated!

For other enquiries, contact our bookings team on 1800 889 995 or

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