The Science Nation is proud to partner with fantastic venues in Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney. You can attend The Science Nation’s events in the following venues:

Adelaide – RiAus, The Science Exchange

The Science Nation’s Adelaide-based events are held at the home of RiAus at The Science Exchange, in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.


The Science Exchange is located on Exchange Place off McHenry Street (inbetween Pirie and Grenfell Streets). The closest carpark is Upark at Topham Mall.  Details can be found here.

Public Transport

As The Science Exchange is located in the CBD most buses, trains and trams will bring you into the general area of the building. For timetables visit the Adelaide Metro website.

Brisbane – The Edge, State Library of Queensland

The Science Nation’s Brisbane events are held at The EdgeState Library of Queensland, South Brisbane. There are many restaurants, cafes, and bars nearby for dinner or drinks before or after the talk.


Parking is available at the Cultural Centre car parks for flat fee of $15. The closest parking is located off Stanley Place.

Public transport

The Edge at the State Library of Queensland is very well serviced by public transport. Please visit the TransLink website  for specific information regarding the best route from your location.

  • Bus
    The Edge is located approximately 150 m from the Cultural Centre bus stop. Walk down the river-side of the Queensland Art Gallery. The Edge is located 100 m on the right.
  • Ferry
    The closest CityCat ferry stop is Southbank. After disembarking from the ferry, turn right and walk along the river for approximately 600 m. To enter The Edge walk up the stairs on the left located 100 m past the Victoria bridge.
  • Train
    South Brisbane train station is located on Grey Street, approximately 250 m from The Edge. Exit South Brisbane Train Station on to Grey Street and turn left. Walk down Grey Street to the Melbourne Street intersection and cross both streets to the Queensland Museum. Walk down Melbourne Street past the Queensland Museum and turn left to walk down the river-side of the Queensland Art Gallery. After 100 m The Edge will be on the right.