The route

The route for the 2023 road trip is coming soon!

This year we’re heading to regional and remote Queensland and Victoria, stopping at schools, libraries, pubs and other community hubs, as well as delivering public events in various (mostly metropolitan) areas.

  • 7–11 August: Victoria
  • 12–20 August: various locations
  • 21–25 August: Queensland

2022 road trip

The National Quantum & Dark Matter Road Trip will take a team of scientists and science communicators from Brisbane to Perth via Coffs Harbour, Sydney, Canberra, Bendigo, Stawell, Adelaide, Kalgoorlie and many more towns in between.  The route will take the team via schools, pubs, libraries, town halls and other community hubs.

Start, 8 August 2022: Brisbane/Meanjin QLD
End, 26 August 2022: Perth/Boorloo WA

Brisbane/Meanjin QLD
Oakey QLD
Gatton QLD
Murwillumbah NSW
Byron Bay NSW
Ulmarra NSW
South Grafton NSW
Coffs Harbour NSW
South Kempsey NSW
Port Macquarie/Guruk NSW
Wingham NSW
Taree NSW
Newcastle/Malubimba NSW
Morisset NSW
Narara NSW
Sydney/Gadi NSW
Tharwa ACT
Canberra/Ngambri ACT
Yass NSW
Corryong VIC
Mount Beauty VIC
Bendigo VIC
Stawell/Yirip VIC
Manangatang VIC
Red Cliffs VIC
Clare SA
Adelaide/Tarndanya SA
Ceduna SA
Border Village SA
Norseman WA
Kalgoorlie WA
Esperance WA
Ravensthorpe WA
Katanning WA
Lake Grace WA
Narembeen WA
Corrigin WA
Quairading WA
Cunderdin WA
Perth/Boorloo WA


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The National Quantum & Dark Matter Road Trip will stop at the following schools:

Camden Haven High School
Clare High School
Corrigin District High School
Corryong College
Cunderdin District High School
Eastern Goldfields College
Esperance Senior High School
Katanning Senior High School
Lake Grace District High School
Manangatang P–12 College
Melville High School
Morisset High School
Mount Beauty Secondary College
Murwillumbuh High School
Narara Valley High School
Narembeen District High School
Oakey State High School
Quairading District High School
Ravensthorpe District High School
Red Cliffs Secondary College
South Grafton High School
Stawell High School
Taree High School
Wingham High School
Yass High School


Public events

The National Quantum & Dark Matter Road Trip will also deliver public events, including public lectures, lab tours, demos and science–art workshops.  Public events will be taking place in the following cities and towns:

Brisbane QLD
Gatton QLD
Byron Bay NSW
Sydney NSW
Tharwa ACT
Mount Beauty VIC
Bendigo VIC
Stawell VIC
Clare SA
Adelaide SA
Quairading WA
Perth WA


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