Science Victoria


Welcome to Science Victoria
Science Victoria is an entity supported by Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc (STAV), established for the purpose of promoting science and science education. A number of STAV activities are managed via Science Victoria, including:

Conferences/Professional Learning

Student Activities including Science Talent Search

Publications and other resources available from STAV Publishing

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Latest News

2021 Trial Exams are now available for order:

Due to Covid Lockdown in Victoria hard copy orders of Trail exams for Semester 1, 2021 will only be filled & posted out once lockdown has finished. If you no longer wish to have your order filled please notify STAV admin at

They can be delivered electronically (PDF)


STAV Science Leaders Conference

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Theme: New Horizons in STEM Education

Venue: Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne



Save the Date: Friday 26 November

Theme is: Science “in situ”: Sharing Our Practice, Our Research, Our Insights
Keynote Speaker: STAV Patron, Associate Professor Misty Jenkins


Science Talent Search 2021

2021 theme is Food: Different by Design Handbook now available

The 2020 Bursary Book is now available online. Click Here

Check the STS website for the latest information. If you would like a poster to help promote STS in your school, contact the STS project officer.

2021 VCE Conferences

Theme: Focussed on the Future

Biology: Monday 15 February 2021

Keynote: Dr Simon Corrie, Monash University
To view Biology Program click here

Chemistry: Wednesday 17 February 2021

Keynote: Prof. Craig Hutton, The University of Melbourne
To view Chemistry Program click here

Physics: Friday 19 February 2021

Keynote: Prof. Todd Lane, The University of Melbourne
To view Physics Program click here


Currently a History Celebrating STAV’s 75 year history is being written. If you have any old photos taken at any STAV events or documents that record any aspect of STAV’s work that we may copy and include in STAV’s historical archives please contact either Rod Fawns at or Dick Gunstone at and we will call you back as soon as possible. The donors of any such materials will be acknowledged with the items in the archives.


National Science Week 2021

Date: 14 - 22 August 2021

Theme: Food: Different by Desigm



26 to 29 September at Canberra, ACT. Full details at

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Science Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. acknowledges the support
of the Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program.

 Department of Education and Training

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