Events

For a list of all our past events, including copies of powerpoint presentations and audio recordings, please go to our Past Events page.

EVENTS IN 2017

EXPLORING THE LEGAL STATUS OF NATURE (ELSN)

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 convenor@earthlaws.org.au if you’d like more information, or to get involved.

INFORMATION WORKSHOPS

* 11 August – Melbourne, Melbourne Law School.
* 9 November – Sydney, UTS.
* 21 November – Brisbane, QUT.

UPDATE: The Brisbane ELSN workshop has been postponed! It will be run in 2018.

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Events in 2018

October – International Symposium – “Exploring the Legal Status of Nature” (Brisbane)

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: convenor@earthlaws.org.au 

October – Peoples’ Tribunal for the Rights of Nature (Brisbane)

More details will be available soon.