FameLab Australia is organised in cooperation with our local partners. The FameLab International Final is co-produced by Cheltenham Science Festivals and the British Council.


Australia's Science Channel

Australia's Science Channel is Australia's first free and open publishing platform for science stories. We work with leading minds, organisations and institutions to bring you compelling science content to watch, read, listen and share your thoughts on what's happening in science.

Australia’s Science Channel is operated and developed by The Royal Institution of Australia Inc., an independent charity and unique national science hub promoting public awareness and understanding of science.

Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is Western Australia’s lead economic development agency. The Science and Innovation division works collaboratively with industry, government, research and entrepreneurial networks to diversify the economy, through the development of Western Australia’s scientific and innovation capability and capacity.

Inspiring Australia

Inspiring Australia is the national strategy for community engagement with science, technology and innovation. Part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda in partnership with State and Territory governments, its national and regional programs build collaboration and promote public participation in a wide range of science, technology and innovation initiatives. Inspiring Australia seeks to attract national and international interest and take the science and innovation agenda into new arenas, promoting the relevance of science and technology to everyday life in interesting and entertaining ways.

University of Technology Sydney

Located in Sydney’s creative industries precinct, UTS is ranked Australia’s number one young university by both the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking and the QS Top 50 under 50. UTS has a strong research performance, focus on social justice, and a distinct model of learning that prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences

The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS) is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Established in 1879, its venues include Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Discovery Centre. MAAS is uniquely placed to demonstrate how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the world and is acknowledged internationally for the calibre of its collection, scholarship and exhibitions. 

Museums Victoria

Museums Victoria is Australia’s largest public museum organisation. It presents long-term and temporary exhibitions at three venues: Melbourne Museum, the Immigration Museum and Scienceworks. These exhibitions are core to its cultural and scientific programmes for the people of Victoria and visitors from interstate and overseas.

Queensland Museum

Queensland Museum

Australia’s most visited museum is a dynamic research and collecting institution celebrating natural history, cultural heritage, science and human achievement that tells the changing story of Queensland. Queensland Museum showcases extraordinary stories from Queensland and the world, and fosters connections to the State’s collection through dynamic exhibitions and programming. The Museum is a must-visit cultural destination and major contributor to the global promotion of science.

World Science Festival

A global celebration of science in the heart of the Asia-Pacific. World Science Festival Brisbane brings the world’s greatest thought leaders to Queensland, showcasing scientists and performers from around the Asia Pacific region and hosting the brightest and the best from the New York Festival. Together great minds in science and the arts join to produce live and digital content that presents the drama of scientific discovery to a broad general audience. World Science Festival Brisbane continues to contribute to Queensland Museum’s position as a leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and engagement. World Science Festival Brisbane 2018 will be held from 21–25 March 2018.