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Earth laws and regional community environmentalism,
Byron Bay 23 October 2014

Please join AELA, EDO NSW and Southern Cross University for a fascinating afternoon of presentations and discussions about Earth laws and regional community environmentalism

For a copy of the flyer and program, please click here

DATE: Thursday 23 October 2014, 1.30pm to 5pm

VENUE: Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW

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1.45 – 2.00: Introduction and welcome – Nina Lucas, EDO NSW

2.00 – 2.30: Earth laws, rights of nature and community law making: global trends –  Michelle Maloney, National Convenor, Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA)

2.30 – 3.00: Consideration of environmental economic and social impacts in the Courts – Sue Higginson, Principal Solicitor, EDO NSW

3.00 – 3.30: Afternoon tea (provided)

3.30 – 4.00: Northern Rivers success stories in community activism – Aidan Ricketts, Lecturer, Southern Cross University, activist and writer

4.00 – 4.30: Local councils and the environment— Cr Simon Richardson, Mayor, Byron Shire Council

4.30 – 5.00: Final questions & discussion, close


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