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Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park Research Project Application

You may wish to try similar organisations for your research, eg Gorge Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park,or interstate Zoos.

Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park are popular places for SACE Research Project themes. To ensure that Zoo Learning can provide students with timely access to Zoo staff and inside information for SACE Research Project interviews, all students must complete the application form below. We will only consider applications submitted using this process.

Zoos SA provides students with support in gathering primary research. Primary research is new research, carried out to answer specific issues or questions.

Please note that we are only available to conduct interviews over the phone. We are not able to conduct face-to-face interviews or answer written questionnaires.

If you wish to enter the Zoo multiple times to undertake animal observation or other research you will be provided with discounted Zoo entry of $9.50 per visit. Please negotiate this with our staff if your application is successful.

Zoos SA will support 21 Year 11 and 12 SACE research projects in 2020.

All applications must be submitted by the end of Week 1, Term 2 – Friday 1st May using this online form only.

If we reach our maximum of 21 submissions prior to that date we will no longer be able to accept more applications.

Students are informed about whether their application is successful within one week of submitting the online application form.

Criteria for the application:

  1. A maximum of seven questions will be provided by the student
  2. Questions will be based on information that can only be gathered from a Zoos SA staff member at either Monarto or Adelaide Zoo

Research Project application form


Year 11 & 12/13
Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park
Program Type
SACE Research Project
Phone interview or 30 minute face to face interview will be allocated depending on topic. Multiple entry research requests attract a $9 per session charge.

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