ASC corporate members – meeting with Scitech

Interest is growing for organisations to become corporate members of the ASC. While I was in Perth for the 2011 ASC AGM I took the opportunity to meet with the management of one of our most recent new corporate members, Scitech.
Scitech is Perth’s and WA’s state-wide active and progressive science centre. Alan Brien, the director […]

Social media reaches elusive demographic

Interesting article in terms of using social media to reach a demographic and how to reach that elusive age group.

ASC national conference travel grants

Up to four travel grants of $200-400 each are available to ASC members from WA for attending the Australian Science Communicators conference in Sydney in February 2012.
The ASC conference will be held 27-29 February 2012 in Sydney at the Sydney Masonic Centre, a centrally located conference venue. We look forward to ASC members from around […]

Official notice of Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, Perth, WA

[ 30 November 2011; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Perth, Western Australia, on 30 November 2011. The AGM is being hosted by the ASC WA Branch. The AGM will be followed by an interactive science quiz night hosted by compere extraordinaire David Ellyard.

 Date: Wednesday 30 November 2011
Time: […]

ASC WA Event – Behind the Scenes at WA Museum

[ 25 October 2011; 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm. ] Apologies for the short notice. Please register your attendance at

The Australian Science Communicators WA Branch and the Western Australian Museum would like to invite you to a tour of WA Museum Collection and Resource Centre at Welshpool.

When: Tuesday 25 October
Time: 4.30pm – 5.45pm
Where: WA Museum, Kew Street, Welshpool (corner of Orrong Road and Leach […]

Improve your writing skills

The media scene has changed, and so has the role of the media release. But what is the new role, and how can science make the best use of them?
ASC QLD’s first writing workshop for 2011 will teach you how to:

How to identify the most important and interesting thing in the story, the essential […]

Member Profile: Silvia Piviali

Silvia Piviali
It didn’t take Silvia very long to settle into the way of life in Perth, Western Australia after she immigrated from Italy, at age 6.  Its hard to believe that this is her 25th year of living in Perth, where she is happily settled with her 2 young children and husband of 6 years. […]

ASC-WA goes wild at Perth Zoo

On Friday 15 October, ASC-WA members were treated to an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ event at Perth Zoo. Continue reading

Are you connected with other Australian Science Communicators?

Ways to stay connected with ASC members – via the mailing lists, website and your local State/Territory colleagues Continue reading

ASC-WA Sundowner and AGM 29 April

Join ASC-WA for a (free) sundowner at Kings Park and for our AGM, where the activities of the past year and those for the coming year are discussed. We will also vote on the state committee.
If you have any items you wish to discuss, or you would like to nominate for the committee (or a […]