Events

Cultivating Democracy: Green Institute Conference, 15-17 November, 2019

Cultivating Democracy: Green Institute Conference, 15-17 November, 2019

15-17 November, 2019

Democracy – it’s always been incomplete, compromised and fragile, but today our democratic systems and institutions are under threat like never before. With ecological breakdown underway, inequality spiralling, colonialism and patriarchy still not dismantled, and the hate-fuelled far right on the rise, we desperately need democracies which are able to both reverse these trends and create hope-filled…

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The European Green Wave: What's Going On? With Reinhard Butikofer MEP

The European Green Wave: What’s Going On? With Reinhard Butikofer MEP

27 August, 2019

Be sure to come along to this Green Institute Webinar with Reinhard Butikofer MEP who is the European Greens Party Co-chair and MEP for the German Green party Bündnis90/Die Grünen. Last month’s European elections saw another surge towards the Greens, leaping from 50 to 74 seats in the European Parliament. The results are particularly astonishing in Germany, where the…

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Towards Ecological Democracy - A Political Theory For The 21st Century

Towards Ecological Democracy – A Political Theory For The 21st Century

20 August 2019

In this seminar, Towards Ecological Democracy – A Political Theory For The 21st Century, Green Institute Executive Director, Tim Hollo, will present a theory of ecological democracy which seeks to apply the fundamentals of ecology to politics, articulating a vision of interconnection, interdependence, and resilience in diversity. Active, constructive critique and participation are welcome. Tuesday, 20 August…

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Jane R. Goodall - The Politics Of The Common Good: Book Launch & Panel Discussion

The Politics Of The Common Good: Book Launch & Panel Discussion

14 August, 2019

Jane R. Goodall’s The Politics Of The Common Good: Dispossession In Australia – Book Launch & Panel Discussion Panel with Professor Bronwen Morgan & Tim Hollo To be introduced by Dr. Stephanie Dowrick ‘The Earth is a Common Treasury’, proclaimed the English Revolutionaries in the 1640s. Does the principle of the commons offer us ways to respond now to the…

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“Green New Deal” And Its Relevance In Australia

“Green New Deal” And Its Relevance In Australia

10 July, 2019

Green Institute Executive Director Tim Hollo will be co-presenting – with Prof. Bronwen Morgan from University of NSW – a webinar hosted by the New Economics Network Australia, on the Green New Deal. It will be a considered and critical look at what the implications of the idea are, and what we in Australia need to…

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Making Canberra A Human Centred City

Making Canberra A Human Centred City

1:30 pm–4:30 pm, Saturday 13 October, 2018

Date & Time: 1:30 pm–4:30 pm, Saturday 13 October, 2018 Location: Room 1, Ainslie Arts Centre, Elouera Street, Canberra, ACT 2612 BOOK TICKETS NOW We’re co-hosting an exciting event with See Change and Urban Synergies Group on Making Canberra a Human-Centred City. Come along and help co-design the commons! You are invited to…

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“Conversation Starters” To Help Design A UBI

“Conversation Starters” To Help Design A UBI

8pm-9.30pm, Tuesday 7 Aug, 2018.

Date & Time: 8pm-9.30pm, Tuesday 7 Aug, 2018. Location: Online via Zoom UBI is a conversation we need to have together, so we’ve put together three “Conversation Starter” papers, so you can host a conversation on Universal Basic Income at your local Greens branch or in your local community. Keen to host a conversation? Join us on this Webinar…

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Talking Ecological Democracy

Talking Ecological Democracy

8pm-9:30pm, Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Date & Time: 8pm-9:30pm, Wednesday 23 May, 2018 Location: Online via Zoom Do you find yourself, having read Towards Ecological Democracy, wanting to talk about it? Are there points you strongly agree with or disagree with? Are there ideas you want to explore further? On May 23, at 8pm AEST, we’ll be holding our first webinar for some time,…

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Commons/Wealth Games: The Commonwealth And The Commons

Commons/Wealth Games: The Commonwealth And The Commons

6pm-8pm - 18 April, 2018

Date & Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, April 18, 2018. Location: Griffith University EcoCentre, Building N68, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan Free event! RSVP ESSENTIAL. Please email dominic.jarvis@griffith.edu.au to RSVP. Refreshments provided. Free parking information for the evening available here. The Commonwealth of Nations was born through the brutal enclosure of The Commons. From…

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Activating The Urban Commons: How Do We Make Canberra A Sharing City?

April 10, 2018

Book launch, panel and open conversation. Book your ticket now! Date & Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, April 10, 2018. Location: ANU Food Co-op; 3 Kingsley St; Canberra. View the event flyer. Come and hear what’s going on, what others are doing around the world, and what we can do to make Canberra the Commons Capital! Darren…

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Politics in the Pub – A Common Good

February 22, 2018

A Common Good: Democratic Futures for People + Planet Join Tim Hollo, Executive Director of the Green Institute, and Professor Stuart Rees, Council for Social Justice, Syd. Uni, in a discussion about the importance of changing the system to a focus on the common good, “grounded in the principles of ecology, social justice, democracy, non-violence, sustainability…

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Everything Is Connected - Green Institute Conference

Everything Is Connected: Green Institute Conference

October 27-28, 2017

Building A Green Politics For The Next 25 Years Old Parliament House, Canberra, Friday and Saturday, October 27-28, 2017 2017 marks 25 years since the federation of the Australian Greens – a quarter century in which the party has gone from being a fringe movement to an established political force making substantial impacts on the course…

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Keep Canberra Ad Free

May 29, 2017

Did you know that Andrew Barr wants to weaken the restrictions on billboard advertising in Canberra? The fact that we have so few billboards is one of the truly special things about this city. Help us keep in that way! “Advertising at its best is making people feel that, without their product, you’re a loser.” Nancy Shaley, ad executive. “Of…

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WELA 2017

WELA 2017 The leadership program for women environmentalists The Women’s Environmental Leadership Australia (WELA) program is a first for Australia – a leadership program designed by and for women environmentalists. The first WELA program in 2016 was such a success that we have been inspired to offer it again in 2017: read what participants said. The…

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