Goodness spreads throughout the region

The Goodness Festival is an exciting, regional festival with a focus on promoting science, sustainability and innovation. While this festival is already well underway, running in conjunction with National Science Week (12 – 20th August), there are still many more awesome events you can attend before it comes to a close…

Have you ever walked along the river and wondered what that big concrete structure is for and how it works? Join hydrographers from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation as they walk you through the ins and outs of a River Gauging Station on August 18th 12 – 1 pm.


Also on the August 18 Dr Rowena Ball (Mathematician, Physical Chemist and Associate Professor) will be giving an Inaugural Hollomby Lecture at the Geraldton Universities Centre from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  Hear from the inspiring Dr Ball as she shares her story of how she became an expert on the origins of life and a passionate advocate for Indigenous scientific and engineering heritage and knowledge. Find out more>


Be sure to join Chapman River Friends for the Chapman River Nature Walk on the 19th of August from 9 – 11 am. This native bushland in the heart of Geraldton is home to more than 300 plant, 123 bird, 22 reptile and frog species, plus kangaroos and echidnas. Morning tea is provided as well as the opportunity to see and touch some of the region’s local wildlife from Greenough Wildlife & Bird Park! Find out more>


Ever wanted a tour of the Point Moore Lighthouse? Well this is your chance! Point Moore Lighthouse Open Day is on the 20th of August 10 am – 3 pm. The day will include a tour of the Lighthouse, with assistance from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), and also interactive and static displays, presentations and promotions. Geraldton Volunteer Marine Rescue group’s headquarters in Davies Park will also be open to the public during the day. Find out more>


You can find out more about the Goodness festival by visiting the website:

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