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Science for the curious and creative

Saturday 21 August, 2021

Friday 20 (for schools)

Princes Wharf 1, Hobart

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Showcasing the brightest innovation, research and technology happening in Tasmania. FOBI is sizzling with exciting science to blow your curious and creative mind.

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Festival Highlights


Main stage

A spectacle of show-stopping science! Announcing Dinosaurs Down Under with Professor Flint and the terrifying pirate Captain Scungebucket! More stage announcements coming soon!

Lightwave Stage - new shows announced!


Experiment, innovate and create. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of science through these hands-on science activities.


Science experiences

Discover the research, innovations and technologies taking place in Tasmanian science. Here you can meet the scientists and see their science in action. Over 40 science experiences waiting to be explored.

Science Experiences
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The Science of Radio – and Gardening! ABC Radio Hobart

We were so lucky to have ABC’s Joel Rheinberger and Tino Carnevale broadcasting live from FOBI. You can listen to the segments on Listen Back and Gardening Australia below.

Listen back Gardening Australia

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