Events

For a list of all our past events, including copies of powerpoint presentations and audio recordings, please go to our Past Events webpage by clicking here

EVENTS IN 2015

JULY 2015

  • Thursday 23rd July, Sydney – Building the Sharing Economy in NSW – Half Day Workshop.  This FREE half day workshop will be held at the Brown Street Community Hall, Newtown, Sydney from 1pm to 5pm. Please click here for a copy of the flyer and click here to book your place.
  • Friday 24th July, Sydney – Sharing Law Roundtable.  This FREE round table discussion will be held in the Law School Board Room, Room 203, UNSW Law School, Sydney, from 9.30am to 12.30pm.  Please click here for a copy of the flyer and click here to book your place.
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AELA’S SHARING LAW WORK, PLEASE CLICK HERE

AUGUST 2015

  • Friday 28 August, Brisbane – 1 Day Workshop – “Let’s Talk About Consumption”
    This is our first interactive workshop in a national series of discussions and publications about how to live within our Ecological Limits.  Plans are also underway for workshops in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and other locations during late 2015 and 2016. For more information, please click here or email convenor@earthlaws.org.au.  For our Brisbane Workshop, we’ll be joined by Professor Will Steffan from Australia’s Climate Council and Professor Brendan Mackey from the Griffith Climate Change Response Program, as well as many other great speakers and participants.

    • For a draft program for the Brisbane workshop, please click here
    • To book your place for the Brisbane workshop, please click here

SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Thursday 10th September, Adelaide – AELA is hosting a multi-disciplinary workshop at the Sustainable Engineers Conference called “The role of engineers in creating regulations for a sustainable future”. For more information about the SENG Conference, please click here and for more information about AELA’s workshop at the Conference, please email convenor@earthlaws.org.au
  • Thursday 10th September, Adelaide – Earth Arts Meet Up – 6pm-8pm,  Bliss Organic Cafe, 7 Compton Street, Adelaide SA, 5000
  • Late September – AELA’s First Legal Café – Brisbane – more details soon!

NOVEMBER 2015

  • 13-15 November, AELA’s “Worker’s Retreat” Sunshine Coast, Queensland.  From Friday 13 to Sunday 15th November, AELA is hosting a retreat for our fabulous volunteers.  The retreat will be a lovely opportunity to catch up with other AELA members, get an update on national projects and work together to map out strategies for future activities.  For more information, please email: convenor@earthlaws.org.au
  • 14 November, AELA’s Annual General Meeting, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.  All AELA members and friends are invited to attend AELA’s AGM, from 12.30pm to 1.30pm, Saturday 14th November.  Venue and other details will be available soon.  For more information, please email: convenor@earthlaws.org.au
  • Friday 21 November, Adelaide- 1 Day Workshop – “Let’s Talk About Consumption”
    This is our second workshop in a national series of discussions and publications about how to live within our Ecological Limits.   A detailed program will soon be available – please click here to book your place at this FREE event.

EVENTS IN 2016

  • Plans are underway for AELA’s next major conference, scheduled for late 2016.  For information about our previous conferences, please click here.
  • AELA is planning a study tour to New Zealand in 2016, to connect with Earth lawyers and learn about the innovative legal structures that are now in place for the Whanganui River, Urewera Forest and Waitangi River. More details soon.
  • AELA is also planning an Australian-first “Voices of the Forests – Rights of Nature Tribunal”.  Hearings about the destruction of the rights of forest communities will be held around Australia during 2016, and will culminate in a Regional Chamber of the International Rights of Nature Tribunal in Brisbane in November 2016.