New Ways to Envision a Future for the South Burnett

You are invited to a KCCG Forum:

New Ways to Envision a Future for the South Burnett.

KCCG has organised a most interesting forum set for Wednesday 16th October, 2019.

The three invited speakers will be addressing some topics that are of high interest to our local area both now and into the future.

Tim Buckley: What is happening in the world and Australian energy markets that may impact on a district like the South Burnett that already has coal, wind and solar energy industries in place?

Wendy Farmer: What did the Latrobe Valley community do when it was faced with the need to need to change its coal-fired power station dependent economy?

Dr Amanda Cahill: What is currently happening in the Queensland energy sector and in our regional areas with a mixed farming and energy economy?

 

Information about the Speakers:

Tim Buckley:  IEEFA: Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia. Tim Buckley has 25 years of financial markets experience, including as a top-rated analyst. He has a deep understanding of global commodity trends and how they may impact regional economies.

Wendy Farmer: (President of Voices of the Valley) is based in the Latrobe Valley and is an advocate for the Latrobe Valley’s transition into industries of the future. Wendy and VOTV drive strong community processes to plan for the changes facing their communities. They advocate to attract the resources the community needs to for the health and wellbeing of the community.

Dr. Amanda Cahill: is the CEO of The Next Economy and founder of the centre for Social Change. She has spent nearly 25 years working with inspiring people all around the world to create positive change on issues as diverse as livelihoods and economic Development; Health and Wellbeing, Women’s empowerment; and climate change action. Over the last five years she has been working with communities across Australia to strengthen regional economies by embracing the transition from fossil fuels to a zero emissions economy. Amanda has a PhD in Human Geography from The Australian National University and is an Associate of the University of Queensland and the Sydney Policy Lab. 

  • October 16, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Taabinga Room, DPI
    Cooyar Rd
    Kingaroy, QLD 4610
    Australia
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  • 5 people are going
  • Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group
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