Win a complimentary registration to the ACSA virtual conference from 27 to 29 October 2021.

We’re proud to be sponsoring this year’s ACSA conference and we’re giving away one registration ticket to “CitSciOz21: Celebrate, Communicate, Co-create” the Australian Citizen Science Association’s virtual conference 27 – 29 October, 2021 (valued at $105.00),

To be in the running, respond to our Twitter or Facebook posts about the competition and tell us about your favourite species observation, why it’s your favourite and which platform you used to record it.

Visit us on Twitter (@atlaslivingaust) or Facebook (atlasoflivingaustralia) and tell us about your favourite species observation.

  • You can post your favourite species observation photo Twitter and tag @atlaslivingaust in the post. Tell us why it’s your favourite observation and what citizen science app or platform you used to record your observation.
  • You can copy the url for your favourite observation, in the comments below our Twitter or Facebook posts, or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter, be sure to tell us which platform you used to record your observation and why it’s your favourite
  • Or use the Twitter and Facebook comments to tell us about your favourite species observation, which platform you used to record it and why it’s your favourite.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook.

We can’t wait to see your favourite observations!

More about CitSciOz21 Australian Citizen Science Association conference

This year the ACSA conference will be delivered online. There is great program of events structured around the following themes:

  • Celebrate: Explore, investigate and showcase successful citizen science projects from Australia and the rest of the world.
  • Communicate: Showcase citizen science communication techniques for maximum impact.
  • Co-Create: Encourage inclusiveness and bring together a diverse array of people to discover better science.

Two of the keynote speakers are Dr Cathy Foley and Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

Terms and conditions

Competition to win one registration ticket for “CitSciOz21: Celebrate, Communicate, Co-create” The 4th conference of the Australian Citizen Science Association 27 – 29 October, 2021.

  1. The promoter is the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (“CSIRO”) (ABN 41 687 119 230), Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT, Australia.
  2. Entry to the competition is open to all Australian residents aged 18 years or over. Employees, directors and officers of CSIRO or any person associated with the Competition, or any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the prize(s) are not eligible to enter.
  3. Each entry must be made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Entries not submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions may be deemed ineligible.  Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these Terms and Conditions.
  4. The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
  5. All respondents who post their favourite observations to Twitter and tag @atlaslivingaust and specify which citizen science app they used to upload their observation will be considered contenders to win one registration to the Australian Citizen Science Association Virtual Conference 2021 ‘Celebrate, Communicate, Co-create’ 27 – 29 October, 2021(of one available) (individual value $105.00)
  6. Entries can also be in the form of a Twitter or Facebook post, or a comment in response to our Twitter or Facebook posts about the competition, or a direct message via Twitter or Facebook.
  7. Entrants may only submit one entry to the competition and may only win one prize.
  8. The Competition period commences at 11:59pm on 10 August 2021 and closes 31 August at midnight. Any entry received by the promoter before or after the Competition period may be ineligible for entry and no responsibility will be accepted for lost, late or misdirected submissions.
  9. The promoter may at its absolute discretion remove or reject any entry for any reason whatsoever.
  10. Each entrant warrants that its entry does not breach the copyright or other intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any other person.
  11. The entries will be judged on originality, creativity, and aesthetics by a panel of CSIRO staff on 1 September 2021.
  12. The winner will be notified within seven business days via Facebook direct message or Twitter direct message (whichever platform was used to submit the entry). The prize will be sent to the email supplied by the winner after the announcement of the winner. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable or redeemable for cash. We will make reasonable efforts to ensure winners receive their prize. Where we are not able to deliver a prize despite making reasonable efforts to do so the prize will be reassigned.
  13. If there are any unclaimed or un-awarded prizes a second judging will be conducted following the same criteria on 8 September 2021 at the same time and place as the original judging. The new winner will be contacted by email within two business days. A prize will be deemed to be unclaimed if we have been unable to contact the prize winner through the contact details provided by 11.59 pm on 15 September 2021.
  14. If the Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the control of the CSIRO, including as a result of technical failures, CSIRO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law to modify, postpone, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition as appropriate.
  15. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded including any statutory consumer guarantees, CSIRO, nor any of their respective officers, employees and agents will be liable for any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or consequential) to persons or property as a result of any person entering the Competition or accepting or using any prize, including without limitation, failure of any winner to contact the promoter, non-receipt of any prize or damage to any prize in transit.
  16. Any questions about CSIRO’s privacy policy or any request to access, modify or delete any information provided in an entry should be directed to