Transition to a Safe Climate: creating a new story for Banyule
A community conference Fri 4 & Sat 5 May 2018
at Macleod College
Friday 4 May 7pm: Think Global: Ian Dunlop, a leading climate change expert and former executive in the oil, gas and coal industries, will set the scene with a keynote presentation – Emergency Action in the face of Climate Change.
Saturday 5 May 9am – 5.30pm: Act local: like to do something concrete with others to tackle climate change? A full day workshop, facilitated by Gilbert Rochecouste of Village Well, to develop big ideas for community projects in Banyule.
Parents are encouraged to attend. There will be an art program for school age children to envisage a world they would like to live in, as well as childcare for under-5s. Limited places available.
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Full conference $25, or Fri evening only $15. This affordable ticket cost includes catering.
Who will be there? This event will bring together a diverse group of residents representing all of Banyule’s suburbs and its varied community groups. It is being organised by the local network of Transition groups – Transition Banyule, Transition 3081, Transition Warringal, Sustainable Macleod, Sustainable Greensborough, and Montmorency Community Group.
Who should attend? Anyone who is interested in finding out how they can take action to tackle climate change in their local community.
What is ‘Transition?’ ‘Transition’ is a movement of communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world. It is about local people coming together to address the big challenges we face.
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary on 0431 026 723 Sponsored/organised by Transition Banyule, Sustainable Macleod, Monty Community Group, T3081, Transition Warringal, Transition Greensborough, Macleod College and Olympic Adult Education. Supported by a Banyule City Council Environmental Sustainability Grant