Hands Healing the Land

Community Science Conference

POSTPONED to November 2020

Due to the unprecedented public health crisis we all face this event has been postponed until later in the year.

We are still keen to receive submissions for short oral presentations and posters. If you have a story to tell please submit your information to the conference organiser.

Be inspired! Join land care practitioners, scientists and community volunteers come together to celebrate how community make a difference in caring for our unique flora and fauna, learn from traditional owners and build community.  This one day event will bring speakers from all walks of ecological restoration land care, natural resource management and environmental education who will share their experiences and give you a chance to learn, connect and build community.

Conference themes:

  • Science and community working together
  • Learning from the land; a traditional owners perspective and knowledge sharing
  • Plants and animals; learning from each other to protect our unique flora and fauna
  • Bringing community together for a common goal

Tell us your story. Call for short presentations and posters.

The Conference Papers Committee is pleased to invite presenters to submit their abstracts for short oral presentations and poster presentations , to be delivered at the conference. Please click on the button below to contact conference organiser to find out more information about the abstract submission process. Submissions are open now until 29th May 2020.

Submit your information here

Important dates

Conference Date: TBC November 2020


Final program will include keynote speakers, series of short presentations and posters and interactive discussion for all participants. Speakers include well known organisations and groups, such as Birdlife Australia, Greening Australia plus local community driven land care groups and traditional owners.


Conference ticket price are:

  • Full fee $15
  • Concession $10
  • Group (max 4 people) $20

For more information contact conference organiser

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