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Preventing crimes against nature?

  • Deakin Edge Federation Square Melbourne Australia (map)

Ongoing biodiversity loss and mass extinction indicate that decades of legal protection for nature haven’t stopped us destroying it. How can we change the legal system to better protect nature and sustain life?

Doors open 6pm for a 6.30 start, till 8.30pm, Thursday 12 February 2015

Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

Free entry, no bookings required (donations invited online or on the night to help cover venue costs)

Featuring special guest panel:

Professor Kate Auty, former Victorian Commisioner for Environmental Sustainability and Vice-Chanc

Ongoing biodiversity loss and mass extinction indicate that decades of legal protection for nature haven’t stopped us destroying it. How can we change the legal system to better protect nature and sustain life?

Doors open 6pm for a 6.30 start, till 8.30pm, Thursday 12 February 2015

Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

Free entry, no bookings required (donations invited online or on the night to help cover venue costs)

Featuring special guest panel:

Professor Kate Auty, former Victorian Commisioner for Environmental Sustainability and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Melbourne

Dr Alessandro Pelizzon, Lecturer at the School of Law and Justice, Southern Cross University

Nicola Rivers, Director of Advocacy and Research at Environmental Justice Australia

Ellen Sandell, Victorian MP for Melbourne

With a closing address by cartoonist, poet and artist, Michael Leunig

ellor’s Fellow, University of Melbourne

Dr Alessandro Pelizzon, Lecturer at the School of Law and Justice, Southern Cross University

Nicola Rivers, Director of Advocacy and Research at Environmental Justice Australia

Ellen Sandell, Victorian MP for Melbourne

With a closing address by cartoonist, poet and artist, Michael Leunig

Earlier Event: February 12
HotHouse: Water
Later Event: February 16
Link Festival 2015