PARSA Presents: Canberra Climate Forum

PARSA Presents: Canberra Climate Forum

Tue 17 May 2022 17:00-18:30

R.N. Robertson Lecture Theatre, 46E Sullivans Creek Rd, Acton ACT 2601

Come and hear what the Canberra Candidates of the Federal Election and renowned academics have to say on the most hotly debated issue of climate change! PARSA is hosting a panel discussion bringing environment, energy and climate policy into focus. Come along on the 17th of May for an afternoon tea served by the Little Pickle Café and a fascinating discussion on topics that are almost as hot as our planet.

Panellists confirmed so far include:

Professor Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions, Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Chair of the ACT Climate Change Council.

Dr. Sarah Milne, Senior Lecturer of the Resources, Environment and Development group, Co-host of the international Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) secretariat.

Professor Kim Rubenstein, FAAL FASSA, Independent ACT Senate Candidate, law professor at the University of Canberra, lawyer, citizenship expert, human rights advocate.

Mr. Tim Hollo, Greens Candidate for Canberra, Executive Director of the Green Institute, Visiting Fellow at the ANU’s School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet).

Ms. Alicia Payne, Labor Candidate for Canberra, member of the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS and the Public Account and Audit Committee in the Parliament.

At this stage, we are still waiting for confirmation from Mr. Zed Seselja.

The forum is moderated by:

Dr. Liz Hanna, PhD, MPH, BA, RAAN, RN, FACN, FPHAA, Chair of the Environmental Health Working Group of the World Federation of Public Health Association, Honorary Senior Fellow at the Fenner School of Environment & Society, Fellow at ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions.


Register for free here:

If you would like to submit a question to be selected for conversation, please submit via this google form:  and there will also be time to open the floor to questions.


The venue is wheelchair accessible. Covid-safety measures will be practiced throughout the event.

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Kambri Precinct
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

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