25 people attended the Wild Law Workshop held in Darwin on 17th May, which was organized in partnership with the Environmental Defender’s Office Northern Territory (EDO NT) and the Law Society NT Public Purposes Trust.
For a copy of the workshop flyer and program, please click here.
Photos from the event can be found in our Facebook photo album, by clicking here.
The purpose of the workshop was to provide an introduction to Earth Jurisprudence and examine its meaning in the Northern Territory context. The workshop was highly interactive and included the following topics:
- An introduction to elements of Earth jurisprudence including Rights of Nature, living within our ecological limits and cross-cultural perspectives
- Indigenous perspectives of environmental law and management
- A panel discussion about how the Territory’s environmental laws compare to other Australian jurisdictions (Qld, NSW, Victoria)
Presentations can be downloaded here:
- Michelle Maloney, Introduction to Earth Jurisprudence and Rights of Nature.
- Donna Jackson, Larrakia Nation.
- Gareth Lewis, Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority.
- Michael O’Donnell, Barrister.
- Ros Vickers, Environmental Laws in the Northern Territory
- Jo Bragg, EDO Queensland, Earth Jurisprudence and Rights of Nature.
- Brendan Sydes, EDO Victoria
- Rob Law, Is environmental law protecting the Northern Territory environment?