AUSTRALIA DECLARES

SHAPING AUSTRALIA’S
EMERGENCY RESPONSE

14-15 FEBRUARY 2020
BREAKOUT SESSION

Day 2

3:20PM – 4:30PM
CONDELL ROOM l LEVEL 2

AUSTRALIA DECLARES

CREATING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR A NATIONAL DECLARATION

As the groundswell of support for local government declarations gathers pace, communities are mobilising locally to prepare the push upwards to state and national declarations. What are the next on the ground strategic moves to make the seemingly impossible, possible?

Bryony Edwards – Co-Founder Council and Community Action for the Climate Emergency
Zel Whiting Students Declare
Jane Morton – Extinction Rebellion Australia

Moderated by Mik Aidt Co-Founder of the 2016 Climate Emergency Declaration campaign



SESSION

SPEAKERS

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Mik

Aidt

“An unprecedented crisis requires unprecedented solutions.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ADVOCACY

Mik Aidt


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Bryony

Edwards

“The public will is growing and we have the solutions, but we don’t have the political will to ‘act like our house is on fire.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM

Bryony Edwards


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Zel

Whiting

“Declaring and responding to the climate emergency we are facing, actually is climate justice. Last years school strikes was the alarm being sounded, 2020 is about mobilisation and embedding a climate & biodiversity lens to everything we do.”
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Zel Whiting


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Jane

Morton

“We are in a climate and ecological emergency. We are risking collapse. It’s time to tell the truth and act as though the truth is real. It’s time to rebel.”
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Jane Morton


Bryony

Edwards

“The public will is growing and we have the solutions, but we don’t have the political will to ‘act like our house is on fire.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM

Bryony Edwards


Zel

Whiting

“Declaring and responding to the climate emergency we are facing, actually is climate justice. Last years school strikes was the alarm being sounded, 2020 is about mobilisation and embedding a climate & biodiversity lens to everything we do.”
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Zel Whiting