7 and 8 September
George Brown Botanical Gardens
State of the environment conference
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Why you should come to this conference
The decisions we make today will change the course of the Northern Territory for generations to come. This conference will provide an opportunity to come together, build community, and collectively reimagine a just future as we confront the biodiversity and climate crises. Don't sit back, be a part of the solution.
Valuing the Northern Territory's Nature
The conversation will revolve around these 4 themes:
Extractivism and Development
Next generation nature laws, multi-species justice, land clearing and biodiversity in the north, nature and wellbeing, state of the environment reporting, biodiversty markets
The critical minerals conundrum, how Tiwi people slayed a giant, McArthur River Mine and slow violence, northern development, best practice mining law and policy
Climate and Just Economic Futures
Health impacts of climate change, alternative economic futures, housing, renewables and climate justice, new gas projects and net zero in the Northern Territory, climate integrity, climate grief
Rivers and legal personhood, below the Berrimah Line, water law reform, First Nations water governance, floodplain harvesting, groundwater extraction and development, protection v management
Who will be at this conference
Community members passionate about the Northern Territory's environment, people who work in the environmental field, ENGO employees, land managers, community sector employees, government employees, peak bodies, researchers and Traditional Owners
Hear from a range of provoking speakers who will challenge us to configure the NT's future differently including academics, First Nations leaders, environmental thought leaders, artists and scientists. The list is growing.
Dr Josie Douglas,
Executive Manager, Policy and Governance, Central Land Council
Professor Tess Lea,
University of British Columbia
Dr Amanda Cahill, CEO of The Next Economy
Dr Erin O'Donnell,
Senior Lecturer and ARC Fellow, University of Melbourne
Dr Emma Carmody
International environmental lawyer and environmental entrepreneur
Garawa Traditional Owner
Josie Davey Green
Gudanji Traditional Owner and advocate
Indigenous Human Rights Advocate
Lead Barossa campaigner
Australian Program Director, the Sunrise Project
Director of Strategy
Environmental Engineering RMIT University
Environment Centre NT
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