Bringing Gove Together

Arnhem Land Astronomy & Science Fair


This National Science Week Event will showcase the relevance of science in our everyday lives and to demonstrate just how easy and accessible science can be to the community.

When: Saturday the 16th of August from 10am onwards

Where: Hindle Oval # 1 (Town Oval) Nhulunbuy NT

The 2nd Annual Science Fair for Gove, this year's event has expanded to include displays from The Fisheries Dept, Nhulunbuy Regional Fishing Club (NRSFC), a live broadcast from 106.9 Gove FM and more. Our Keynote speaker is Internationally renowned Prof. Ray Norris from CSIRO, who always has an entertaining and informative presentation to deliver. As we did during last years highly successful event we will have school science displays, a variety of guest speakers, Amateur Rocketry, Solar & Lunar Observing, Food and drinks stalls, prizes and loads of fun activities for the kids.

Presenters - and their topics

  • Professor Ray Norris - Origin & Fate of the Universe, Aboriginal Astronomy
  • Matt Brazier - Environmental Stategies - More or Less
  • Ian Maclean - Aboriginal Astronomy - Teaching and Learning

Stallholders - Displays

  • Gove Amateur Astronomers - Solar&Lunar Viewing, Astronomy Publications and More ...
  • Nhulunbuy Regional Sports Fishing Club (NRSFC) - Tag and Release Boating Display, How-To Presentations
  • Department of Fisheries - Sustainable fisheries

Food Drinks and Fun

  • GAA - Fairy Floss & Popcorn
  • NCNC - Fresh Cakes & Glow Products
  • Healthy Hopper - Fresh Coffee & Delicious Smoothies
  • Make-A-Wish - Cakes and more ..
  • NRSFC - Sausage Sizzle
  • Much more to come ..... !!!


  • Live Band Bunna Lawrie & The Whale Dreamers 4 pm till late
  • Bar service from 4pm till 10pm!
  • Live Broad cast throughout the event from 106.9 Gove FM

So .... Download your stallholder form NOW, and get in on the Action !
Stall Holder Nomination Form

All this made possible with the fantastic support of our growing list of sponsors

  • NT Community Benefit Fund
  • CSIRO NT Science Week Committee
  • Rio Tinto B&A Technology
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Gove
  • 106.9 Gove FM
  • Walkabout Hotel
  • Manfield Colair

Last years event was a roaring success, check out our report on the
2007 Astronomy and Science Fair

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