Accessing member’s area on QEST

PLEASE CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD.  The QEST website was hacked in late February.  As a precaution, we suggest that all members change their password via the ‘change / lost password’ function on the home page.  Watch this very interesting TED talk (17:38min) on passwords, What’s wrong with your pa$$wOrd. Your password can be changed via the ‘change / lost password’ function on the home page.  This will email you a link, please keep an eye on your junk mail folder.    If you are one of the 20 new members in the last 8 months, QEST will need to re-create your username.  Once this is done, you will receive…

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Accommodation option for ConQEST

If you are travelling to Brisbane for ConQEST and need accommodation, there are several hotels nearby in the Spring Hill area. RFH on Gregory is offering a 10% discount. Mention ConQEST when you ring or email to make your reservation.

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Registration for ConQEST 2017 is now open!

The annual conference of QEST is especially tailored to meet the professional development needs of science support staff in education facilities and the delivery of successful practical experiences to students. We invite our likeminded colleagues and peers to join us at this event, Sunday 25th – Tuesday 27th of June 2017, at the Brisbane Grammar School. The ConQEST committee has taken great care in putting together this program so as it meets the needs of all our peers, from the new recruits to the highly experienced.  School Laboratory Technicians and Science teachers alike, will have opportunity to experience practical workshops and information sessions that are directly related to…

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LabLINK December 2016

The latest December 2016 edition of LabLINK is now available to all members! Once again this issue is filled with important and interesting information related to all things science, education and QEST. Deadlines for our next issue are also fast approaching so keep an eye out for the Term 1 LabLINK issue, and as always, new QEST members are welcome to join, with access to this great resource just one of the many member benefits.

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Term 3 LabLINK

The latest term 3 edition of LabLINK is now available to all members. With interesting and relevant contributions made from science technicians all over QLD, this is a must read publication! If you aren’t a current member and would like access to future editions of LabLINK, please find information about how to join QEST here.

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Science Assist Latest News

Science Assist eNews – Latest Edition Time for a coffee break? The latest Science Assist eNews is NOW AVAILABLE for teachers and technicians. To have a read of the latest issue and browse previous editions, click here. You can also subscribe to future newsletters by creating an account with Science Assist or by subscribing through this link.

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2016 AGM Minutes

QEST AGM Minutes – Now Available Thank you to all members who attended the QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting on the 20th July. It was great to have such fantastic support. Members now have access to the minutes which can be downloaded from AGM 2016. A big thank you must go also to Michelle, Bruce, Donna, David, Sally and Liane, our outgoing QEST representatives for the work and effort put in over the past year, as we welcome our 2016-17 QEST Representatives. The following QEST representative positions are still vacant: Regional Coordinator Regional Representative for Far North Queensland Regional Representative for Western Brisbane Regional Representative for Gold Coast…

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Notice of AGM

QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting to be held via teleconference on Wednesday 20th July 2016 at 3:45 for 4pm start Nominations for Committee Positions – closed 6th July 2016 The Agenda, related reports, teleconference instructions and a full list of nominations for Committee positions, have been posted for member only access under AGM 2016. Remember to Log in to view and download these documents. As there are insufficient candidates for some positions, QEST will accept further written nominations for these positions up until the AGM.  As per our constitution, nominations shall also be called for these positions from the AGM floor. QEST received NO written nominations for the following positions by 6th July,…

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