Podcast: Maker Hub at Jaycar Electronics : Fizzics Education


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Podcast: Maker Hub at Jaycar Electronics

Podcast: Maker Hub at Jaycar Electronics


Find out about Jaycar Electronics brand new Maker Hub at Central Park Mall! This site is designed so that you can drop in and work on on your own projects and have access to fabrication services like 3D printing, plus join facilitated workshops on coding and more. We chat with Michael Sutherland who is the Retail Innovation Manager for Jaycar Electronics. He is undoubtedly having a blast in the Maker Hub as he applies his science background to help inspire the makers of tomorrow.

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

About the Maker Hub at Central Park Mall

Maker Hub at Central Park Mall, Sydney. The image shows a modern retail space with wood paneling, desks, a 3d printer and a flat screen tv

The Maker Hub at Central Park Mall combines a traditional retail store with modern collaborative and maker spaces dedicated to the electronics enthusiast. It carries most of the standard Jaycar range, plus some specially curated new products. The maker hub is a full hands-on experience where visitors can design and build projects, utilising workshop machinery like PCB, Laser and 3D printers. There are even facilities on site to store your project and tools mid-project.

About Michael Sutherland

Michael running a tech workshop at the Maker Hub

Working as the Retail Innovation Manager for an Australian electronics company like Jaycar is a dream come true for Michael. He has a science background from Western Sydney University and having worked in Jaycar Stores during his studies, he is a self-professed general nerd and lifelong hobbyist.  His goal is to help inspire the makers of tomorrow and help break down the preconceptions that might stop people from getting involved.


With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It’s not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it’s about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

Hosted by Ben Newsome

Ben Newsome

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