Hands Healing the Land

Community Science Conference

MARCH 2021

New date 19th March 2021. The venue details are to be confirmed. Registration for this event will open in December 2020.

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, students 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

The conference format will include key note speakers, short oral presentations and posters. Groups are also welcome to bring along a stall to promote their group, organisation or project.

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-up to 200 words describing your project and key outcomes.

Submit your information here

Important dates

Call out for short oral presentations and posters: submit now

Registrations Open: December 2020

Conference Date: March 2021 (final date TBC)


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, Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions 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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