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2021 Events

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AELA Webinar Series - Exploring Earth Laws

  • 17 March - 6pm-7.30pm AEST - Earth Systems Law and the Earth Condominium Concept

  • 14 April - 6pm-7.30pm AEST - Making ecocide a crime: international update with Jojo Mehta, Stop Ecocide International.

  • 11 May - 1pm-2.15pm AEST - An Introduction to Indigenous First Laws with Dr Anne Poelina, Martuwarra River Council (Kimberley Region, WA). ** not recorded **
  • 1 June - 1pm - 2.00pm AEST - Exploring River Rights, with Dr Erin O'Donnell.

  • 14 June - 12pm - 2.00pm AEST - Caring for Country, Caring for Each Other: Celebrating World Localisation Day in Australia

  • 1 July - 1pm - 2.00pm AEST - Climate Conscious Lawyering, with Justice Preston, Chief Justice of the NSW Land and Environment Court.  Recording available soon
  • September - Youth Climate Litigation and the Importance of the Sharma Case - featuring Dr Nicole Rogers, Southern Cross University (details available soon
  • October - Creating Ecocide Laws in Australia - A roundtable with the Ecocide Laws Australia working group - featuring Dr Michelle Maloney, Dr Gwynn MacCarrick, Dr Rob White, Christina Meyers and other speakers
  • November - Rights of Nature in the Blue Mountains - an update (details available soon)
  • December - Greenprints & the Australian Network for Ecocentric Communities (ANEC) - a roundtable with community leaders (details available soon)

AELA Online Workshops "Introduction to Rights of Nature and Earth Laws" held one Saturday each month, from 11am to 1pm AEST

  • Visit our Humanitix booking page, for all the details about how to book into one of our repeat workshops:
    • Sat 19 June
    • Sat 17 July
    • Sat 14 August
    • Sat 16 October

AELA/Future Dreaming online workshops 'Caring for Country, Caring for Kin' - April to October 2021

Australian Peoples' Tribunal (APT) for Community and Nature's Rights

  • 21-24 June 2021 - Opening sessions: APT Hearing: Citizens Inquiry into the 2019/2020 Bushfires - Did the Australian governments' failure to Care for Country lead to Ecocide?
  • For all the details please visit our Tribunal webpage

Greenprints: Regenerative Systems, Bioregional Governance and Earth Democracy

  • Greenprints and Regen Brisbane - 2 Day Symposium in Brisbane on 29 and 30 July 2021
  • Webinar about Greenprints and the Australian Network for Ecocentric Communities (see our webinar details above)
  • Visit the Greenprints website

NENA's 2021 Annual Conference - "Building a Wellbeing Economy for Australia" - New Economy Network Australia (NENA) Annual Conference, Brisbane - supported by AELA and other partners

  • Friday 5th to Sunday 7th November, 2021
  • Hybrid Conference - in person (QUT Kelvin Grove, Brisbane) and online
  • For more information - visit NENA's website here and sign up to NENA's email list for updates