In October 2018, the Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA) is hosting Rights of Nature Australia 2018 (RONA18), a series of connected events that explore and promote the rights of nature to exist, thrive and evolve.
RONA18 involves a week of events in Brisbane from 23-28 October, as well as regional arts events around Australia during the month of October. The Rights of Nature Week of Events in Brisbane includes: a free public lecture, a one day community workshop, evening events and talks at the Rights of Nature National Art Exhibition, a two day International Symposium and a Peoples Tribunal.
Please scroll down for all the information about our week of events in Brisbane.
Read and share our RONA18 Poster for all the key dates.
More details about our regional events will be available soon; please see www.eartharts.org.au for more details.
Everyone's invited to join us!
RONA18 Program - Week of Events in Brisbane, 23-28 October
- Please download the 10 page program for details about ALL the events in RONA18/Rights of Nature Week 2018
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- Jump or scroll down to see the event list and booking links.
Event List and Booking Links
Tuesday 23 October
Public Lecture: When Rivers and Forests Have Legal Rights
Wednesday 24 October
Community Earth Rights Workshop
Griffith Ecocentre, Griffith University. See Page 3 of the RONA18 Program for details.
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Wednesday 24 October
Evening event: Australian Launch of ELGA, the International Ecological Law and Governance Association
Spring Hill Reservoirs, Brisbane. This evening event is also the Welcome Reception for AELA’s International Symposium (see below). See Page 4 of the RONA18 Program for details.
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Thursday 25 + Friday 26 October
2 Day International Symposium
Exploring our legal relationship with the living world: Caring for Country, Rights of Nature and Legal Personhood for Nature
Saturday 27 October
Australian Peoples' Tribunal for Community and Nature's Rights
Tuesday 23 - Sunday 28 October
RONA18 National Arts Exhibition
Spring Hill Terrace, Brisbane. See Page 9 of the RONA18 Program for details.
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