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Apocalypse Now? Not Just Yet

Sat 4 Sep, 12pm
The Wheeler Centre, Performance Space

Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.

While government action on global warming stalls, individuals and small groups are coalescing into a movement taking a last stand against climate catastrophe. Hear from leading activists Jean Hinchliffe and Scott Ludlam as they discuss the path forward with Linh Do. Ludlam's Full Circle draws from his experience as a Greens senator to explore how ordinary people can stand up to corporations and corrupt leaders. Hinchliffe's Lead the Way is a young person's guide to activism inspired by her success as an organiser of School Strikes 4 Climate.

In partnership with 3RRR 102.7FM

Duration

1 hour

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Linh Do is passionate about climate justice and social inequality. She's spent the last decade working across advocacy and engagement, media and social enterprise. Linh is currently the director of the Wattle Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and a board member of Climate Action Network Australia.

Jean Hinchliffe is a 17-year-old climate activist, an organiser within School Strike 4 Climate, and author of Lead the Way.

Scott Ludlam was a senator from 2008 to 2017 and served as deputy leader of the Australian Greens. He has also worked as a filmmaker, artist and graphic designer. Full Circle is his first book, the fruit of a life of activism, study and travel.

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