Invention Convention

Questacon Invention Convention

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

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Workshops for students

School Workshops

Workshops in Canberra

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Holiday Workshops

Workshops during the school holidays

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Touring School Workshops

Touring workshops brought to your classroom.

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Questacon Virtual Excursions

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

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Workshops for teachers

Teacher Workshops

Questacon Smart Skills Teacher Workshops are no longer supported offerings. For Questacon's current Educator Professional Learning program, check out Engineering is Elementary

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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.

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Community Events

Public events and talks.

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Make at Questacon in Canberra

Questacon Invention Convention

Questacon Invention Conventions are multi-day workshops for 14-18 year olds where you can work with mentors and innovators to turn your ideas into reality.


Regional Invention Conventions

Are you keen to sink your teeth into solving real world problems? Want to meet local innovators, and other young people interested in technology and design? 

The Questacon Invention Convention is a three-day workshop with tools, equipment, and local mentors on hand to help you build the skills for wherever the future takes you – so come along!

Our regional Invention Conventions are free, three-day workshops that let you explore design, technology and innovation with other young innovators. The program is open to 14-18 year olds in regional Australia attending an Australian secondary school and may be run as virtual workshops.

POSTPONED: Darwin, NT (originally July 2021)

The Invention Convention in Darwin has regretfully been postponed, due to the evolving COVID-19 Situation across Australia.

Check back here for more information as we will look to reschedule for later in 2021.


8-30 September 2021: Rockhampton, QLD

Registrations will open for our Rockhampton Invention Convention in August. To be the first to receive updates, send us an expression of interest via our webform.

For further information email us at

Invention Convention Expression of Interest

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