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.


    This writing, workshop and symposium project aims to bring together academics, legal practitioners, First Nations Peoples and environmental and animal protection activists and groups in Australia, to explore innovative laws from around the world and existing legal mechanisms in Australia.  The goal is to create an accessible analysis of how the legal status of nature could be transformed in Australia. Please click here to read more about this project, and email if you’d like more information, or to get involved.


* 18 July – Sydney, UTS,  Please click here for all the details
* 11 August – Melbourne, Melbourne Law School.  Please click here for information about the Melbourne workshop.
* 21 November – Brisbane, QUT.  Please click here for information about the Brisbane workshop

    1-3 September 2017, Brisbane – and the launch of the New Economy Network Australia (NENA).  Please click here for all the information, and to sign up to the New Economy Network mailing list.
  • INSPIRING EARTH ETHICS: LINKING VALUES AND ACTION, National Conference23rd and 24th November, 2017, Brisbane.  This conference will bring together people working in the fields of ethics, indigenous knowledge systems, environmental education/science, eco-psychology, deep ecology, the arts and other fields, to explore practical ways to build Earth centred ethics in modern societies. For more information, please click here. 


  • 27 November to 1st December 2017, 1 week Summer Intensive Course, Griffith University Law School: “Wild law: the theory and practice of Earth jurisprudence”.  Please click here for more information


September – International Symposium – “Exploring the Legal Status of Nature”
An International Symposium will be held in Brisbane in late September 2018, to bring together international and national researchers and experts engaged in the project.  Confirmed speakers include: Cormac Cullinan – author of ‘Wild Law’ (South Africa), Professor Klaus Bosselman (NZ), Lisa Mead (UK), Geoffrey Garver (Canada), Mary Graham, First Nations Elder (Australia).  For more information, please email: