Become a Festival Digital Ambassador

Applications for the Digital Ambassador program have now closed.
Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome by Friday 9 March 2018.

Ever wanted to be in the front row of the world celebration of science?

World Science Festival Brisbane is looking for passionate science communicators to share their experiences at the Festival in 2018; and the tickets are on us!

We are inviting a lucky few to join us during the festival in Brisbane from 21-25 March 2018 to help spread the word about the significant role of science plays in our lives as it shapes and guides our future.

You’ll receive special entry to some of the key events in this year’s program – including VIP access to the Turtle Hatchery, an in season double pass to Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition and a double pass to After Dark on Saturday 24 March.

Who we are looking for:

We’re looking for enthusiastic science communications. You can be just starting out, an engaged citizen scientist or even well established in your journey spreading the word on all things science.

What we want you to do.

Be a champion for science communication and spread the word about the festival and your experiences.  You’ll attend a number of events across the festival and tweet, share, snap and post about what you’ve heard, seen and loved!

How to apply: Please note, applications have now closed. 

A: In 25 words or less tell us why you should attend World Science Festival Brisbane as one of our digital ambassadors.

B: Tell us your science highlight for 2017 and

C: share with us your social media handles and number of followers.

Entries closed on Thursday 1 March at 12pm.


You‘ll need to be able to attend selected Festival events between 21-25 March and participate in an orientation session before the Festival commences. You must be currently active on at least two social media channels. You are responsible for arranging your own travel and accommodation and covering all expenses, excluding pre-identified tickets to events which will be allocated by the Festival team. You won’t need to be available for the whole time and if you need to juggle your regular job, no problem – there are plenty of sessions after hours and on the weekend.