A one day Wild Law workshop was held in Adelaide, in partnership with the Environment Defender’s Office South Australia, on 30th November 2012. This was AELA’s second Road Show event. Around 55 people attended and enjoyed a range of Earth centred and environmental law discussions. Attendees included legal practitioners, employees from environmental and community based organisations, government agencies, researchers, students and activists.
For copies of the powerpoint presentations used by speakers, please scroll through the program below and click on the title of the presentation.
Introduction to Earth Jurisprudence
- Professor Rob Fowler - 'A Critique of Environmental Law'
- Dr Peter Burdon - ‘Wild Law: An Introduction’
- Michelle Maloney - ‘An Introduction to the Australian Wild Law Alliance’
Elements of Wild Law
- Claire Williams -'Rights of Nature'
- Michelle Maloney - 'Living within our limits'
- Dr Alessandro Pelizzon –‘Cross cultural references to Wild Law’
Panel 1 – Protecting the laws that protect the places you love
- Mark Parnell MLC – (no powerpoint presentation)
- Melissa Ballantyne - 'Protecting the places we love – defending environmental laws'
- Greg Ogle – (no powerpoint presentation)
Panel 2 – Wild Law in South Australia
- Paul Leadbeter - 'Land use planning law and Wild Law: a South Australian perspective'
- Ruth Beach - 'Wild Law: Reform'
- Maria Zotti - ‘Where are the wild lawyers of the future? Nature deficit disorder and its impact on children’
This was the second workshop in the ‘AELA Roadshow’ series. In this exciting series of workshops, AELA is travelling to each State and Territory during 2012 and 2013, to open up spaces for discussion and action relating to Wild Law and Earth Jurisprudence. AELA visited Melbourne in August 2012, and will be visiting Sydney in May 2013 and the Northern Territory in mid 2013. For an overview of the Melbourne workshop, visit: http://www.earthlaws.org.au/melbourne-workshop/