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Australia’s Premier Space Event Returns to Elements of Byron Resort in 2024

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Star Stuff, Australia’s favourite gathering of astronomers, space enthusiasts, and science-forward friends, is set to make its highly anticipated return on 6th July 2024. After a hiatus due to the pandemic, this extraordinary event promises a day filled with captivating presentations from renowned speakers, alongside unique opportunities for networking and exploration.

Founded by prominent YouTuber Dylan O’Donnell in 2017, Star Stuff offers a full day of enriching presentations from some of the world’s brightest minds in space and astronomy.


2024 Line-up

This year, the event returns with an impressive lineup of speakers, including:

  • Trevor Jones, the astrophotographer behind AstroBackyard, known for his stunning images of the cosmos and engaging educational content.
  • Kirsten Banks, a PhD astrophysicist and Indigenous Australian researcher renowned for her captivating work in stellar astrophysics and science communication.
  • Dr. Lisa Harvey-Smith, a British-Australian astrophysicist and bestselling author, recognized for her groundbreaking research in cosmic magnetism and extensive contributions to astronomy education.
  • Terry Lovejoy, the renowned comet discoverer celebrated for his significant contributions to comet astronomy.
  • Dylan O’Donnell, the local Byron Bay astronomer whose work in astrophotography has garnered international recognition.

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What to expect

Attendees can expect a day filled with mind-expanding presentations covering various aspects of space and astronomy, offering insights that cannot be found elsewhere. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to meet the speakers and participate in book signings, featuring works from esteemed authors like Dr. Lisa Harvey-Smith.

The event will also feature an on-site Astronomy & Book Store, offering a range of astronomy equipment and literature for enthusiasts and beginners alike. Attendees can explore exciting new products, interact with leading brands, and even purchase meteorites certified by the Crystal Castle – Byron Bay.

A highlight of the event is the Special Gala Dinner, where VIP ticket holders will enjoy an evening of fine dining, entertainment, and an exclusive presentation. This luxurious affair promises to be a memorable experience for attendees, set against the backdrop of Byron Bay’s stunning scenery.


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Furthermore, Star Stuff offers the chance for attendees to engage in telescope astronomy sessions, weather permitting. Volunteers from the Southern Astronomical Society will be on-site to provide live views of celestial wonders, offering a unique opportunity for observation and discovery.

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Buy tickets

Star Stuff 2024 will take place on Saturday, July 6th, at the prestigious Elements of Byron Resort. Tickets for the event are priced at $149, with VIP packages available for $259, inclusive of the VIP Gala Dinner.

For more information and ticket purchases, visit the Star Stuff website

For accommodation booking, access the exclusive 15% room discount (off Best Available Rate) by entering the code STARSTUFF24  Book Here.



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