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Astronomer in resident program – Uluru

Ayers Rock Resort NT Yulara

Monday September 2nd
Tuesday September 3rd
Wednesday September 4th
Thursday September 5th
Friday September 6th
Monday September 9th
Tuesday September 10th
Wednesday September 11th
Thursday September 12th
Friday September 13th
General education

The Australian outback is perhaps one of the best places to explore the galaxy of stars in the night sky. The low humidity and minimal light pollution in the red centre allow you to view the stars and planets like you’ve never seen them before.

Learn more about the stars, planets, galaxy, Big Bang theory and cosmos with Ayers Rock Resort’s Astronomer in Residence Program, brought to you in partnership with ASTRO 3D.

FREE ASTRONOMY INFO SESSIONS

Join one of the free Astronomy Information Sessions & Activities and meet and interact with the astrophysicist in residence.

These interactive astronomy sessions are held daily Monday to Friday.

ASTRO GAMES & FACTS

Time: 12:00 to 13:00
Where: Town Square
Meet our Astronomer of the Week for an engaging discussion and interactive activities covering all things astronomy and ASTRO3D

CAPTURING THE COSMOS

Time: 14:00 to 14:45
Where: Wintjiri Museum
A special screening of ‘‘Capturing the Cosmos’’, followed by a Q&A with our Astronomer of the Week

ASTRONOMY SEMINAR

Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Where: Mangata Bistro & Bar
Desert Gardens Hotel
Listen to our Astronomer of the Week uncover their topic of expertise, while you sit back and enjoy a cold drink, coffee or cocktail (cash bar)

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Dates

  • Monday September 2nd
  • Tuesday September 3rd
  • Wednesday September 4th
  • Thursday September 5th
  • Friday September 6th
  • Monday September 9th
  • Tuesday September 10th
  • Wednesday September 11th
  • Thursday September 12th
  • Friday September 13th

Times

ASTRO GAMES & FACTS Time: 12:00 to 13:00
CAPTURING THE COSMOS Time: 14:00 to 14:45
ASTRONOMY SEMINAR Time: 16:00 to 17:00

Venue: Ayers Rock Resort

Location: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT 0872

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Organiser: Ayers Rock Resort

Phone: 02 8296 8010

Website: https://www.ayersrockresort.com.au/events/detail/astronomer-in-residence-program

Email: https://www.ayersrockresort.com.au/contact-us

Sisters of the World

Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre SA Mitchell Park

Monday August 26th
Monday September 2nd
Monday September 9th
Community and food ,  Life skills

Sharing culture, friendship and experiences

Surround yourself with culture with our new Sisters of the world program. We are bringing women together of all cultures to share their music, traditional dress, food, stories and more in a friendly and welcoming environment.
Regardless of where we come from, the one thing we all have in common is that we now call Australia home.

Cost $2.00 per session includes Tea & Coffee

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Dates

  • Monday August 26th
  • Monday September 2nd
  • Monday September 9th

Times

1.00pm - 2.30pm

Venue: Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre

Location: 1 Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park SA 5043

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Organiser: City of Marion

Phone: 7420 6400

Website: 7420 6400

Natural Resources SA Arid Lands Group Meeting

Coober Pedy Council Chamber SA Coober Pedy

Monday September 9th
General education

Guest speakers will be

  • Ellen Litchfield, Veterinarian and Nuffield Scholar speaking about global trends in the beef industry;
  • Rob Brandle, DEW Principle Rangelands Ecologist speaking on the impact of climate change on rangelands pasture; and
  • David Leek, Principal Policy Officer Water Planning and Security speaking on the draft Water Allocation Plan for the Far North Prescribed Wells Area.

Everybody is invited to attend.

For an agenda and enquiries, contact the Natural Resources Centre on 08 8648 5300 or visit www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/aridlands
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Dates

  • Monday September 9th

Times

10:30 am - 3 PM

Venue: Coober Pedy Council Chamber

Location: Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy SA 5723

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Organiser: Natural Resouces SA Arid Lands

Phone: 08 8648 5300

Website: https://www.cooberpedy.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?a=2&c=7494

Email: SAAridlands@sa.gov.au

Sustainable Farms Field Day Ardlethan, NSW: Farm Dams

Uley – Ardlethan NSW Ardlethan

Monday September 9th
Outdoor activities

Join Sustainable Farms and our partners, Riverina LLS, to hear the latest science, and learn how it has been implemented on farm dams to improve water quality and biodiversity potential. Come for a chat, stay for lunch.

We thank our generous hosts, Andrew and Kate Hawthorne, for welcoming us onto their property for this day.

Riverina LLS is offering incentive funding to farmers for farm dam restoration, up to $10,000. EOIs are due by the 30th of August, so submit yours before the field day. For more information see https://riverina.lls.nsw.gov.au/our-region/grants-and-funding2

Topics that will be discussed include

  • Benefits of enhancing farm dams for wildlife
  • How to calculate how much water you need, the holding capacity of your dam and your harvestable right
  • The water requirement of your livestock and the impact of water quality on livestock performance
  • Funding opportunities to secure your water supply

With presentations by the following speakers

  • Dr Mason Crane, Sustainable Farms, ANU
  • David Thompson, Soil Conservation Service
  • Geoffery Minchin, Mixed Farming Officer Riverina LLS
  • Kevin McCrum, Rural Financial Councillor
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Dates

  • Monday September 9th

Times

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Venue: Uley – Ardlethan

Location: Uley Lot 4 Coolamon Rd, Ardlethan NSW 2665

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Organiser: Sustainable Farms

Phone: 02 61251494

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sustainable-farms-field-day-ardlethan-nsw-farm-dams-tickets-67947186865

Email: sustainablefarms@anu.edu.au

Digital Inclusions Northern Australia – Free “Be Connected” workshops

Nightcliff Sports Club NT Nightcliff

Monday August 26th
Monday September 2nd
Monday September 9th
Digital skills

Digital Inclusions is a community-focused not-for-profit social enterprise based in Northern Territory with a goal of helping make the lives of Australians enriched by improving and addressing their digital exclusions in the state. Digital Inclusions provide exciting workshops and face to face in-depth training sessions for over 50’s, people with disability, Job seekers, parents returning to work, Indigenous people as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

The workshops are designed to deliver a range of resources specifically designed to support the target community to increase their confidence, skills and online safety when they use the internet and everyday technology. They will be able to learn the basics of going online, including:

  • Being safe while online
  • Talking to or seeing family and friends who live far away, more often
  • Finding new friends or old friends who share similar interests and hobbies
  • Keeping up to date with what’s happening in their community and around the world
  • Shopping online, safely and securely, without leaving home.

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Monday August 26th
  • Monday September 2nd
  • Monday September 9th

Times

10 am

Venue: Nightcliff Sports Club

Location: 11 Camphor Street, Nightcliff NT 0810

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Organiser: DIGITAL INCLUSIONS

Phone: 0490 238 446

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-inclusions-northern-australia-free-be-connected-workshops-for-seniors-tickets-66071819591?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Email: hello@digitalinclusions.org.au

Resume Help Service @ Girrawheen Library

Girrawheen Public Library WA Girrawheen

Monday August 26th
Monday September 2nd
Monday September 9th
Job skills

In this hands-on session, volunteers will guide you as you develop and improve your resume. Computers, printing facilities, and resources will be available giving you an opportunity to work on your resume, search job websites, and more.

Come along on Monday afternoons with a copy of your resume and a USB to save your work.

1.00 PM – 03.00 PM Every Monday – check with staff if available during school holidays

Registration recommended but not essential

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Dates

  • Monday August 26th
  • Monday September 2nd
  • Monday September 9th

Times

1.00 PM - 03.00 PM

Venue: Girrawheen Public Library

Location: 6 Patrick Ct, Girrawheen WA 6064

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Organiser: Wanneroo Library & Cultural Centre

Phone: 9342 8844

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/resume-help-service-girrawheen-library-tickets-40001798456

Email: girrawheenl@wanneroo.wa.gov.au

Computers for Beginners – Caboolture Library

Caboolture Library QLD Caboolture

Monday August 26th
Monday September 2nd
Monday September 9th
Digital skills

Are you interested in learning to use computers or the internet, but not sure where to start?

Sign up for a 4-week course for computer beginners designed to introduce people to basic computing skills and the Internet. Small class sizes take the stress away from learning and all participants get their own training booklet to take home.

4 Week Course topics include:

  1. Introduction to computers: includes an introduction to word processing software
  2. Introduction to the internet
  3. Introduction to email
  4. Review and Next Steps
  • Places limited. Registration essential.

Please remember if booking into a course there is an expected commitment to attend all 4 lessons.

This class runs from 9am – 10.30am on the dates below:

  • Mondays, 19, 26 August
  • Mondays, 2, 9, 16, 23 September
  • Mondays, 14, 21, 28 October
  • Mondays, 4, 11, 18, 25 November

Access for people with disabilities
If you have any access requirements in order to participate in this event please notify us so we can contact you to discuss your requirements further: libraries@moretonbay.qld.gov.au, your local library or 3205 0555.

 

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Monday August 26th
  • Monday September 2nd
  • Monday September 9th

Times

9am - 10.30am

Venue: Caboolture Library

Location: 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture QLD 4510

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Organiser: Moreton Bay Region Libraries

Phone: 3205 0555

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/computers-for-beginners-caboolture-library-tickets-34498435750

Email: libraries@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Navigating the Digital World of Employment

Dudley Denny City Library QLD Mackay

Monday September 9th
Digital skills ,  Job skills

A series of free skill, careers and employment workshops for older adults 50+.

Join us for a series of workshops focused on job-seeking skills with a digital edge. In this workshop, we’ll look at employment and professional websites.

Access to free events is only one of the benefits of library membership. If you are not already a library member, please join at https://library.mackay.qld.gov.au/Montage/Join.aspx

EVENT TIPS:

  • Use the Eventbrite app to store your ticket and add a reminder to your calendar.
  • Please arrive promptly to each event that you have registered to attend.
  • Allow time for travel and parking. You can find information about our library locations at www.mackay.qld.gov.au/contactus 

Cost = free

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Dates

  • Monday September 9th

Times

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: Dudley Denny City Library

Location: 134 Victoria Street , Mackay QLD 4740

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Organiser: Mackay Regional Council Libraries

Phone: 07 4961 9387

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/navigating-the-digital-world-of-employment-tickets-62122025651?aff=erelexpmlt