International Year of Light in Australia

The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Light. The year will celebrate light in all its forms and applications, from synchrotron light to sunlight, from photosynthesis to the stars, and from Instagram to smart-lighting. Organisations across Australia are invited to use this opportunity to promote how they use light in science, art, culture, the built environment and education.

The year has kicked off in Australia with a series of briefing events around the country. In Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane great plans are already coming together in science, industry, the arts and education.

If you or your organisation would like to be involved, you can:

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