Is fungus the future? – Special event

You are invited to express your interest in attending a free GTAC special student program run in collaboration with Science Gallery Melboure. Students are immersed in a re-imagination of our wasteful culture through participating in a series of interactive exhibits.

At University of Melbourne

The lid has been lifted on human wastefulness, but what next? Science Gallery Melbourne invites schools to the Parkville campus to see first hand the DISPOSABLE pop up exploring creative solutions to our throwaway culture. High school students will be facilitated by Science Galley mediators, explaining innovations at the cutting edge of science and technology. Click here for information about Science Gallery.


Explore five interactive exhibits to investigate how fungi are being repurposed to replace environmentally unfriendly items, make transport more efficient and break down pollutants.


Who: Victorian students in years 9 - 12

When: August 12th - 16th, 2019

Where: GTAC Parkville and Science Gallery, University of Melbourne Parkville campus

Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm


Places are limited so express your interest now by clicking the link below.

Schools will be issued with invitations by Wednesday, June 26th 2019.

Click here to express your interest in this program