Author Archives: Tim Hollo

Thank you - Tim Hollo Reflections 2021 - Green Institute

Thank You For Being Part Of An Amazing Year

By Tim Hollo December 23, 2021

Well. That was quite a year. Again. Wasn’t it? From the storming of the US Capitol in January, through more waves of the pandemic, to the Glasgow climate conference’s first ever commitments to start seriously phasing down fossil fuels, history didn’t let up. Through it all, the Green Institute was…

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Celebrating And Planning Climate Action - Clean Energy Act - Greens Gillard Government

Celebrating And Planning Climate Action

By Tim Hollo November 15, 2021

Well, what an inspiring conversation we had last night, coming together to mark the 10th anniversary of the Clean Energy Act passing the parliament, and discuss what the precedent means for the months ahead. Our three wonderful panellists, Christine Milne, Will Steffen and Adam Bandt took us through the full…

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Bob Brown's Bank - Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Happy Birthday, Bob Brown’s Bank!

By Tim Hollo November 1, 2021

Tony Abbott and his friends in the Murdoch press derided it as “Bob Brown’s Bank”, and vowed to shut it down. But, ten years on, despite repeated attacks, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation is still operational, and still channeling billions of dollars of vital investment into renewable energy. It’s one…

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Sharing As Democracy - DemFest21

Sharing As Democracy – DemFest21

By Tim Hollo October 29, 2021

What does borrowing dress up clothes or lending a lawnmower have to do with democracy? Quite a lot, as it happens! When you do it thoughtfully. When the Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy announced a call for pre-recorded videos for their DemFest21, celebrating local democracy, I…

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Unconditionally: COVID response and the future of welfare

Launch Of “Unconditionally”

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2021

From reflections on lived experience to academic analysis of real life impacts to analysis of what people actually believe, the launch of our new paper, “Unconditionally: COVID response and the future of welfare” was a brilliant way to help us imagine a future where welfare is unconditional. The event featured…

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What Is Green Politics? Asia Pacific Greens Discussion Forum - APGN

What Is Green Politics? Discussion With Asia Pacific Greens

By Tim Hollo October 14, 2021

I was absolutely privileged on October 10 to join a panel for the Asia Pacific Greens Federation, discussing the question “What is Green Politics?” with Greens colleagues from Lebanon, Japan and Indonesia. It was a wonderful insight into how, in different circumstances and from different perspectives, our challenges, issues and…

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Exploring Green Politics And The Peace Pillar

By Tim Hollo September 27, 2021

So what actually do we mean by Green politics? And what’s the story with the peace pillar? I’m delighted to be participating in and co-presenting a couple of fantastic conversations in the coming fortnight exploring these questions, and I’d love it if you came along to take part in the…

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Peace - you wouldn't read about it (elsewhere) - International Day Of Peace - World Peace Day

Peace – you wouldn’t read about it (elsewhere)

By Tim Hollo September 21, 2021

On September 21 each year, the United Nations marks World Peace Day. What a tragic irony that the day falls this year less than a week after Scott Morrison joined Joe Biden and Boris Johnson (both of whom seemingly forgot his name) to announce Australia’s purchase of nuclear submarines. The…

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