AUSTRALIA DECLARES

2 DAYS / 100 PRESENTERS
BEYOND THE DECLARATIONS

14-15 FEBRUARY 2020
SUMMIT

SPEAKERS

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Michael

Mann

“I believe a World War II-scale Climate Mobilization is the transformational idea that can once again unify all of us, in a global effort to avert catastrophic climate change, and live sustainably on this planet.“
SCIENCE & RESEARCH

Michael E. Mann


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Vonda

Malone

“I call on Australian governments and the public to elevate their concerns and responses to climate change which is having an urgent, immediate impact in the Torres Strait: Our communities are being submerged by rising sea levels”
LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Vonda Malone


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Rebecca

Huntley

“There’s no shortage of research that shows people are worried about climate change. The problem is not people thinking it’s a problem, the problem is what are people willing to do about it.“
RESEARCH & SOCIAL CHANGE

Rebecca Huntley



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Peter

Garrett

“If we fail to act now, Australians will be hostage to external and increasingly unpredictable events of an order of magnitude and seriousness of threat most reasonably compared to war.”
POLITICS & SOCIAL CHANGE

Peter Garrett


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Margaret

Klein Salamon

“If humanity’s two choices are to transform or to collapse, the only rational, moral choice is to immerse yourself in the struggle to protect all life.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & PSYCHOLOGY

Margaret Klein Salamon


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Kerry

O’Brien

“The world is seriously lagging behind what needs to be done, we know that because that is the science.“
MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Kerry O’Brien


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Lenore

Taylor

“Enough scandalous time-wasting on climate change. Let’s get back to the facts. At this point of crisis we must bypass rhetoric and political posturing.”
Media & Politics

Lenore Taylor



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Tim

Costello

“For those of us who work in the humanitarian sector, climate change does have a face. It is a child with no food to eat, or huddled in a flimsy shelter during a violent storm.”
ADVOCACY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

Tim Costello


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Jean

Hinchliffe

“Our politicians refuse to listen to the educated, so why should we be sitting in history class when we could be on the streets making history itself?”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM

Jean Hinchliffe


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John

Hewson

“Declaring a climate emergency in Australia almost goes without saying. Climate was an emergency some 30 years ago.”
POLITICS & ECONOMICS

John Hewson


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Nyadol

Nyuon

“Everybody knows the value of debate, but debates have to be settled at some point.“
ADVOCACY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

Nyadol Nyuon



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Ross

Garnaut

“The fog of Australian politics on climate change has obscured a fateful reality: Australia has the potential to be an economic superpower of the future post-carbon world.”
ECONOMICS & RESEARCH

Ross Garnaut


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Zali

Steggall

“It’s ridiculous that climate change policy and our long-term sustainability questions are considered ‘left-leaning’, because climate is everybody’s future.”
POLITICS & POLICY

Zali Steggall


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Greg

Mullins

“I’d like to see Labor, the coalition government, Greens and the crossbenchers all come together and declare a climate emergency.“
RISK & POLICY

Greg Mullins


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CLOVER

MOORE

“In the absence of climate change action by the national government it really is falling to the cities to do even more.“
GOVERNMENT & POLICY

Clover Moore



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Marco

Bellemo

“My generation is facing the climate emergency right now, it’s not a crisis I will face in the distant future. I think all generations should be calling for emergency-level action on climate change.”
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Marco Bellemo


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Lidia

Thorpe

“Denying we have a problem means you are a part of the problem. This is a Climate Emergency.“
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Lidia Thorpe


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Kerryn

Phelps

“Climate change is a human health issue that is going to have a dramatic effect on our health care system.“
HEALTH & ADVOCACY

Kerryn Phelps


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Ian

Dunlop

“There is the assumption that this is something that can be handled with incremental change from our business as usual. Addressing existential risk is a fundamentally different level of response from anything that is being contemplated at the present time.“
STRATEGY & BUSINESS

Ian Dunlop



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Adam

Bandt

“Right now, our world faces an environmental and climate emergency and economic inequality is spiraling out of control. We need a publicly led, whole-of-society response to this crisis. To tackle the climate emergency, Australia needs a Green New Deal.“
POLITICS & POLICY

Adam Bandt


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Carmen

Lawrence

“We must focus on those things people really care about – themselves, their health, their family, their community – and what will happen if they don’t act.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & RESEARCH

Carmen Lawrence


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Jacqui

Katona

“Australia is facing climate emergency without a safety plan. Aboriginal land management practices which provided safety for generations have been disregarded since colonisation with severe consequences. Can Australia continue to fail to include Aboriginal people and Indigenous knowledges in a sustainable future?“
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Jacqui Katona


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Paul

Gilding

“Any rational response to the scientific evidence would suggest that we should mobilise today with the utmost urgency to transform the economy inside a decade. This is no longer a long term issue.“
STRATEGY & BUSNIESS

Paul Gilding



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Shane

Rattenbury

“Climate change is the challenge of our generation. Our future depends on the decisions before us today – cutting emissions, leaving coal in the ground, and embracing the renewables revolution.”
POLICY & ENERGY

Shane Rattenbury


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Anika

Molesworth

“Farmers are feeling the impacts of climate change right now. That’s a concern for everyone who eats food. But what excites me is agriculture’s key role in the solutions.“
LAND USE & RESEARCH

Anika Molesworth


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Philip

Sutton

“Getting into emergency mode, rapidly, is the central challenge for the climate movement and for all those who understand what we are facing.”
STRATEGY & RESEARCH

Philip Sutton


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Sally

Capp

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS

Sally Capp



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Trent

McCarthy

“Communities are increasingly calling on their local leaders to act on climate change, with many councils at the precipice of the issue. This sort of synergy between state and local and federal action can deliver a lot of outcomes for communities.”
POLITICS & ADVOCACY

Trent McCarthy


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David

Spratt

“Climate disruption is an existential risk. This is not like other risks. If we crash the climate system and destroy civilization, then we cannot learn from our mistakes. You only do that once.”
SCIENCE & POLITICS

David Spratt


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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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Cathy

Oke

“If we don’t declare an emergency I don’t think I can, hand on my heart, say we’re doing enough.“
POLICY & RESERACH

Cathy Oke



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David

Lindenmayer

“Not only is our unique natural heritage under threat, but the consequences for agriculture, tourism, and the economy may be catastrophic.“
ECOLOGY & RESEARCH

David Lindenmayer


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Alison

Rowe

“We have the most opportunity geographically in terms of our space, in terms of our uninhibited land but we could actually be driving the revolution across the world when it comes to energy. We need to do that in a different way than we have been doing.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ADVOCACY

Alison Rowe


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Thomas

King

“Agriculture is the greatest source of emissions in Australia after the energy sector. Changing the way we produce and consume food – especially our protein supply – is critical to addressing the climate emergency.”
RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Thomas King


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Jane

Caro

“Is there anything more dispiriting than watching the left attack one another instead of the people who are really doing damage? We are in a climate emergency. It’s all our faults to some degree but flinging blame about won’t fix anything & will only make everything worse.“
MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Jane Caro




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Alia

Armistead

“There is no silver bullet for tackling climate change. A multifaceted approach is fundamental in order to seek maximum protection for all people and species.“
RESEARCH & ANALYSIS

Alia Armistead


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Adrian

Whitehead

“Once we start reaching out to diverse groups through volunteers from the community working hand in hand with council to get a combined approach, the climate emergency message will be unstoppable.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM

Adrian Whitehead


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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.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & ACTIVISM

Jane Morton


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Qiao Nan

Han

“If we want to truly accelerate Australia’s transition to renewable energy, we need a more resilient grid with simpler and more transparent means to connect – and this will all require bipartisan support.”
ENERGY & INNOVATION

Qiao Nan Han



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Michael

Thomas

“I think it’s the defining threat of this century. I can’t think of any other threat that is transforming the planet on this level or scale. It’s such a ubiquitous threat”
SECURITY & RESEARCH

Michael Thomas


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Vanessa

Petrie

“Increasing our climate ambition and investing in new, clean industries will benefit Australian workers, businesses, and communities. This is an opportunity we shouldn’t miss.”
INNOVATION & RESEARCH

Vanessa Petrie


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Julian

Burnside

“Climate change is the biggest single issue we all face, and it too is about humanity. It’s about our survival, but it’s also about jobs, health, power bills, the liveability of our towns and cities, whether it’s too hot to enjoy our summers, whether our community parks are protected, and whether we have clean air and clean water that doesn’t make us sick.“
LAW & ADVOCACY

Julian Burnside


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Caroline

Pidcock

“Challenging times demand strong responses. A group of Australia’s acclaimed architects are putting up their hands to be instrumental in creating the future we need. We hope many more practices and individuals will follow their lead.”
INNOVATION & DESIGN

Caroline Pidcock



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Dominique

La Fontaine

“Things are changing fast and there’s a lot we’re all trying to understand quickly. But we can meet the challenge. As individuals, communities, countries and governments, we must play our part in cleaning up our energy consumption.“
ENERGY & STRATEGY

Dominique La Fontaine


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Tony

Birch

“For Indigenous people, the impact of climate change is not a future event. It has occurred in the past, and it is occurring now.“
RESEARCHER & ACTIVISM

Tony Birch


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Brendan

Condon

“We already have the tools and technologies to design and build energy efficient houses, neighbourhoods and indeed whole cities that are net zero carbon, fossil fuel free, with a fraction of the running costs of current practice.“
INVESTMENT & INNOVATION

Brendan Condon


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Kaity

Thompson

“The climate emergency offers a turning point in human history. Before us all is the opportunity to completely transform our cultures and societies to be just, democratic and equitable – the stakes for doing so have never been higher.”
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Kaity Thompson



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Charlie

Veron

“To save our iconic ecological systems, like the Great Barrier Reef, we must now mobilise society to transition to a safe climate economy at emergency speed. The time for incremental change is over.“
ECOLOGY & RESEARCH

Charlie Veron


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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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Oliver

Yates

“Citizens must act now and hold governments and complicit ministers accountable for their failure to enact policies that could avoid unnecessary risk.“
POLICY & INNOVATION

Oliver Yates


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Julien

Vincent

“Taking some of the power … away from companies, governments and institutions and putting it back in the hands of individuals … is tackling the inequity at the heart of the system.”
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Julien Vincent



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Anumitra

Mirti

“I feel hopeful that the collective voice about the climate emergency is beginning to be heard, and that Australians have the opportunity to significantly contribute to climate emergency level actions now.“
POLICY & HEALTH

Anumitra Mirti


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Sam La

Rocca

STRATEGY & ACTIVISM

Sam La Rocca


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Bernie

Hobbs

“Climate change isn’t going anywhere – this is such a complex beast of a problem that we need our best minds working on ways to model scenarios, reduce emissions, and mitigate the climate effects our living world is already facing.“
SCIENCE & MEDIA

Bernie Hobbs


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Simon

Holmes à Court

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Simon Holmes à Court



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Jon

Altman

“The tables are reversed. To address the climate emergency extractive settler Australia will need to politely invite Indigenous peoples to deploy their extensive native title rights and interests to assist.”
POLICY & RESEARCH

Jon Altman


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Giselle

Wilkinson

“We are experiencing a climate emergency representing an existential threat. The changes that are being unleashed are currently taking us in exactly the wrong direction – away from the climate stability of the Holocene period, away from safe climate conditions.“
SOCIAL CHANGE & RESEARCH

Giselle Wilkinson


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Costa

Georgiadis

MEDIA & EDUCATION

Costa Georgiadis


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TARYN

LANE

“Regional communities like mine — Victoria’s Hepburn Shire — are on the climate change frontline and increasingly in a precarious position that is set to get worse unless we take urgent, decisive action.“
ENERGY & COMMUNITY

TARYN LANE



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Mik

Aidt

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

Mik Aidt


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Carol

Sparks

“It is not a political thing — it is a scientific fact that we are going through climate change.“
GOVERNMENT & POLICY

Carol Sparks


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Richie

Merzian

“Our latest research has found that two-thirds of Australians believe the country is facing a climate emergency and that the Government should mobilise all of society to tackle the issue, like they did during the World Wars.“
POLICY & RESEARCH

Richie Merzian


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Kate

Dooley

“The nexus of the climate and biodiversity crisis shows us that we need a different way of interacting with the Earth, one that is based on a different set of values than material wealth and consumption.“
RESEARCH & POLICY

Kate Dooley



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Heidi

Lee

“Global demand for low-carbon goods and services is currently outstripping supply. Australian manufacturers can rapidly transition to zero emissions energy and capitalise on this enormous opportunity to secure high-quality jobs and strong regional communities.“
INNOVATION + DESIGN

Heidi Lee


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Peter

Macreadie

“Blue Carbon represents a powerful weapon in the fight against climate change, and, ironically, it capitalises on the same natural process that created fossil fuels in the first place.”
ECOLOGY & RESEARCH

Peter Macreadie


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Nicole

Rogers

‘Like all extraordinary emergencies, climate change requires an urgent and drastic response. As the climate emergency develops, our current understanding of what is reasonable and what is lawful will inevitably change.’
LAW & RESEARCH

Nicole Rogers


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Lambros

Tapinos

“We know we live in a climate emergency and need to lead our residents and business community to take action.“
GOVERNMENT & POLICY

Lambros Tapinos



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Neil

Morris

“The ongoing connection of First Nations people’s to land and culture is critical to life on this land.“
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Neil Morris


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Jo

Chandler

“After 15 years reporting climate, I understand the power and complexity of the Earth system. But I’m still mystified by humans. Our survival turns on knowing ourselves, overcoming our limitations.“
MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Jo Chandler


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Eytan

Lenko

“I’ve never been more terrified and yet more hopeful. This could be Australia’s Pearl Harbor moment. No government can ignore a supermajority of support for long.“
POLICY & RESEARCH

Eytan Lenko


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Tony

Rinaudo

“A crisis needs to be called out for what it is. No other designation will result in the required concerted corrective action necessary to solve the problem.“
ECOLOGY & RESEARCH

Tony Rinaudo



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Tim

Hollo

“Our systems of government aren’t up to the task in front of them. Climate emergency action has to involve deepening and regenerating democracy.“
POLICY & ADVOCACY

Tim Hollo


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Paddy

Manning

“The climate crisis is now a health emergency, with extreme weather events, disease, mental illness and infrastructure collapse killing what the WHO predicts will be millions around the world over the next decade.“
MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Paddy Manning


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Christine

Milne

POLICY & ADVOCACY

Christine Milne


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Cate

McQuillen

MEDIA & ADVOCACY

Cate McQuillen



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Elaine

Johnson

“Mitigating and planning for climate risk is the responsibility of governments at all levels, yet many of our clients feel abandoned. Now, more than ever, they’re turning to lawyers for help.”
LAW & ADVOCACY

Elaine Johnson


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Damon

Gameau

“There’s such a push for change at the moment all around the world. There’s the kid’s climate strikes, people want to create a new version of the world we’re living in. So I think there’s a chance that we might get there“
SOCIAL CHANGE & COMMUNICATIONS

Damon Gameau


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Corinne

Grant

“The climate emergency is set to rapidly increase the risk to all of us, but those who are already vulnerable will face the worst of it. To avoid the deaths of millions, talk must now turn to action.“
LAW & ADVOCACY

Corinne Grant


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Jo

Lauder

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Jo Lauder



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Mary

Kostakidis

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Mary Kostakidis


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Matt

Wicking

“If we are to survive, let alone thrive, we must find our way back. Back to our true place as part of nature. Back to the potential we carry sleeping in our bones. Back home.“
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Matt Wicking


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Miriam

Lyons

POLICY & COMMUNICATIONS

Miriam Lyons


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Adam

Morton

MEDIA & POLITICS

Adam Morton



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Katherine

Wells

LAW & POLICY

Katherine Wells


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Leigh

Ewbank

“There’s never been a better time to discuss climate solutions. Protecting communities from climate impacts is something all political parties can support.“
ACTIVISM & ADVOCACY

Leigh Ewbank


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Ariane

Wilkinson

“We must respond to the climate crisis in a manner that strengthens our democracy, advances the rule of law and promotes climate justice.”
LAW & ADVOCACY

Ariane Wilkinson


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Richard

Yin

“Twenty Five years of climate inaction has brought us to the brink of a climate abyss. Our delayed response to climate change jeopardises human life and livelihoods.“
HEALTH & POLICY

Richard Yin



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Cheryl

Durrant

“Military strategists must make a paradigm shift and consider climate change a core national security issue and existential security risk requiring immediate concerted attention.”
SECURITY & RESEARCH

Cheryl Durrant


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Natasha

Mitchell

MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

Natasha Mitchell


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James

Stanton-Cooke

“I believe we must have interaction that creates human engagement via visual disruptions to engage the public in everyday conversations about topics on coal, gas and deforestation. To engage people in conversations about these global issues in a safe, friendly and optimistic manner with a tangible and achievable outcome.“
ADVOCACY & SOCIAL CHANGE

James Stanton-Cooke


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Joe

Herbertson

“We need innovative and value-creating ways to balance carbon cycles within industry and agriculture, but drawdown of elevated CO2 levels is critical if we are to achieve safe climate conditions.”
STRATEGY & INNOVATION

Joe Herbertson



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Jane

Hadjion

“We are all locked in a pattern, whether we like it or not, that is unhealthy and unhelpful to our wellness as citizens and the planet itself. Therefore we all have a responsibility to redesign the system.“
INNOVATION & DESIGN

Jane Hadjion


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Peter

Cock

“We need our national political system curtailed in the short term with an emergency cabinet of all parties to make the needed hard decisions. For the long term, we need to start deep democracy work to grow out of diverse localisation that prepares us for direct democracy.“
SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Peter Cock


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Dominique

Hes

INNOVATION & RESEARCH

Dominique Hes


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David

Williams

“Town planners work to shape our cities and regions to reduce emissions and adapt them to a more unpredictable climate. But it’s clearly now an emergency, because no community can successfully respond to run-away climate change.”
PLANNING & DESIGN

David Williams



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NICK

ABERLE

ADVOCACY & RESEARCH

Nicholas Aberle


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Tracee

Hutchison

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS

Tracee Hutchison


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Ali

Moore


MEDIA & POLITICS

Ali Moore


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Susanne

Etti

“It’s our responsibility to help preserve the planet for the next generation of travellers and the communities that call these places home.“

BUSINESS & POLICY

Susanne Etti



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Karl

Mallon

“Australia’s headed for a climate insurance red zone“
RISK & RESEARCH

Karl Mallon


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Luke

Taylor

ADVOCACY & SOCIAL CHANGE

Luke Taylor


Luke

Taylor

ADVOCACY & SOCIAL CHANGE

Luke Taylor


James

Stanton-Cooke

“I believe we must have interaction that creates human engagement via visual disruptions to engage the public in everyday conversations about topics on coal, gas and deforestation. To engage people in conversations about these global issues in a safe, friendly and optimistic manner with a tangible and achievable outcome.“
ADVOCACY & SOCIAL CHANGE

James Stanton-Cooke




OVERVIEW

PROGRAM

The National Climate Emergency Summit will convene practitioners, advocates, governments, youth leaders and industry innovators to unpack what a climate emergency response could look like at local, national, and global levels.



PROGRAM

Themes

Four strategic priorities will steer the Summit Program, presenting a focused conference program of plenary and breakout sessions.

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SUMMIT

LIVE STREAM

In the interest of sharing the information and outcomes from the Summit as widely as possible, we are pleased to announce that all Main Stage Summit Sessions will be live streamed.

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