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Environmental Challenges for a Baillieu Government
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One of the big issues that cost the government at the Victorian State Election was the environment. Mark Wakeham spoke just before the election at our final Lunchbox/Soapbox about the challenges facing the Baillieu Government including closing Hazelwood Power Station (“the most polluting power in the country”), the Murray Darling Basin and logging in the state. As we face another…
Michael Williams on Climate Change Fatigue
Working as Head of Programming for the Wheeler Centre has brought its surprises, its challenges and its learning curves, but perhaps none as pronounced as working on the 2010 Alfred Deakin Lecture series. Under the guidance of Curator Tim Flannery and Strategic Director Nick Rowley, I’ve been introduced to a whole (dare I say it brave) new world of people working to improve their…
Flannery’s Classic Keynote
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As Prof Tim Flannery releases Here on Earth, it’s the perfect time to re-visit his keynote address at the Alfred Deakin Lecture series. Flannery challenges the popular perceptions of Darwin’s evolution and asks why our planet is our highest priority.
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