Amy Cadd

Amy is a palliative care nurse, mother, professional art manager, writer and speaker....

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Sun, Dec 29 12:00PMDying To Know GREENhouse

Andrew Crowden

A practical ethicist and bioethicist with extensive experience in clinical, research and organisational ethics, Andrew is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Queensland’s School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, Honorary A...

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Wed, Jan 01 2:15PMPhilosophy of Place and Ethical Genomic Futures GREENhouse

Andrew Pengelly

Dr Andrew has had a 40 year career as an herbal practitioner and naturopath, university lecturer, researcher, field botanist and aromatherapist. He is focused on the distillation of essential oils from the bush, teaching the skills of distillation an...

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Fri, Dec 27 12:15PMDistillation of Essential Oils from Australian Flora Blue Lotus
Sun, Dec 29 1:45PMAustralian Essential Oils for Treatment of Resistant Infections Blue Lotus
Wed, Jan 01 12:15PMBlend Essential Oils For Home Use Blue Lotus

Anna Kaplan

Award-winning producer Anna Kaplan (2040, That Sugar Film) focuses on creating projects that tell powerful stories, resonate with audiences and inspire positive social change....

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Tue, Dec 31 6:00PMDiscussion and Screening: *2040* GREENhouse

Annalee Pope

Annalee is a Waka Waka woman from Central Queensland. She began working to revive and strengthen Aboriginal languages in 2013 when she took on the Coordinator role at the Central Queensland Language Centre. Annalee has since become a mentor for young...

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Sun, Dec 29 4:45PMInternational Year of Indigenous Languages GREENhouse
Mon, Dec 30 1:00PMLet’s Speak Wakka Wakka Talking Circle

Anthony Albanese

Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Anthony Albanese, discusses the legacy, life and times of the late Bob Hawke, Prime Minister of Australia 1983-1991. Founder and Director of Woodford Folk Festival, Bill Hauritz, will provide anecdotes from a dec...

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Tue, Dec 31 2:00PMThe Hawke Legacy Grande

Bambike Revolution Cycles

Bryan Benitez McClelland is a Filipino-American environmental consultant, ecotourism developer, social entrepreneur and educator. He works with community members of the Philippines based in Victoria, Tarlac called Bambuilders....

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Fri, Dec 27 11:15AMThe Bambike Journey GREENhouse

Ben Foley

Ben is project manager of CoEDL’s Transcription Acceleration Project (TAP). TAP brings cutting-edge machine learning technology within reach of people working with some of the world’s oldest languages....

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Sun, Dec 29 11:00AMArtificial Intelligence and Languages GREENhouse

Ben Kele

Ben is an environmental scientist specialising in the treatment of interesting effluents. He combines a wacky sense of humour with a commitment to sustainability in the operation of the Woodfordia . Ben’s company Arris is a long term sponsor of the...

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Wed, Jan 01 11:30AMThe Woodfordia Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) GREENhouse

Bill Mitchell

Professor Bill Mitchell’s work ranges across macroeconomics and economic development. He is widely published and consults for local and international organisations. He holds the Chair in Economics at the University of Newcastle, is the Director of ...

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Sat, Dec 28 11:10AMFuture of Macroeconomics: A Green New Deal GREENhouse

Brian von Herzen

Brian leads the Climate Foundation to develop marine permaculture as a transformative approach to regenerating life in the oceans while ensuring food security around the world....

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Tue, Dec 31 1:00PMExplore Geodesic Architecture with Zome Tools GREENhouse
Tue, Dec 31 6:00PMDiscussion and Screening: *2040* GREENhouse

Brisbane Folk History Project

The year is 2007. Venturing into the State Library, seeking information about the Queensland folk scene, Michael Tully is shocked to discover THERE ISN'T ANY! He and Alison MacKenzie (now Bell) hatch the Brisbane Folk History Project and work to corr...

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Fri, Dec 27 9:30AMBrisbane Folk History Project WorkShop

Bruce Lipton

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognised leader in bridging science and spirit. A stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, in 1982, Dr. Lipton began examining the princip...

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Wed, Jan 01 9:45AMMillennials: Architects of a New Civilisation Grande

Carolyn Mandersloot

Working at Little Haven Palliative Care for the past 11 years, Carolyn specialises in supporting people wanting to die at home. Her comedy takes inspiration from parenting teenagers and surprisingly, her career as a nurse....

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Sun, Dec 29 12:00PMDying To Know GREENhouse
Tue, Dec 31 8:00AMWhat's So Funny About... Cancer? Halcyon

Cath Manuel

A horticultural consultant specialising in therapeutic and kitchen gardens, Cath is the Founder and Director of Soil to Supper which provides onsite services and programs through the Soil to Supper community....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:15AMTherapeutic Horticulture for Mental Health GREENhouse

Cheryl Leavy

Cheryl is a Kooma woman from southern inland Queensland with a passionate interest in caring for her country and people. Cheryl makes a daily practice of using the Kooma language both at work and at home. She serves on several boards including the Br...

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Wed, Jan 01 1:30PMThe Land Still Speaks: Launch of the Mudburra Dictionary and Panel on Language Landscapes Talking Circle

Christine Jackman

An award-winning journalist and communications consultant, Christine is the author of Inside Kevin07. Her latest book, to be released in 2020....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Costa Giorgiadis

Gardening Australia’s award winning host and guru gardener is just the beginning – add musician, environmentalist and broadcaster. There’s more underneath the passion and the generosity. You’ll see Costa also working in his favourite place at...

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Mon, Dec 30 1:00PMChickens Can Save The World Bob’s Bar

Cyril Bourke & Chris Henderson

An IBM trained engineer, Cyril spent eight years in a clinic combining the use of biofeedback and energy therapy, and was part of the team that developed the NES mihealth. Chris is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner coaching clients throu...

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Sun, Dec 29 3:15PMThe Effects of Electro-Magnetic and Light Energy Blue Lotus

Dani Alexander

Dani is a researcher at the Institute for Sustainable Futures who is passionate about rebuilding
our energy system to be clean, affordable, reliable and equitable. She is an editorial board member of Ecogeneration magazine and a Woman4Climate....

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Sat, Dec 28 10:30AMAll Things Energy Luna

Darryl Jones

Darryl is an academic, researcher, author, naturalist, pseudo-comedian and speaker. He is interested in the many ways that people interact with nature, both good and bad....

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Tue, Dec 31 11:45AMBird Feeding: You’re Joking?! GREENhouse

David Ritter

David is the leader of Greenpeace Australia Pacific. Writing about issues he cares deeply about, David published The Coal Truth: The Fight to Stop Adani, Defeat the Big Polluters and Reclaim Our Democracy in 2018, and his essay We All Took A Stand wa...

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Fri, Dec 27 2:45PMUpdate: Greenpeace Australia Pacific GREENhouse

Dean Aitken

An expert in the field of grief, Dean helps transform lives through sharing a number of practices he’s gathered on his life journey. An author and specialist funeral celebrant, he explains ‘good’ grief and how its connotations are not all bad....

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Fri, Dec 27 1:45PMGood Grief Blue Lotus

Digi Youth Arts

DYA are (occupied) Australia’s premier Indigenous youth arts organisation, delivering innovative ancestrally- connected programmes across southeast Queensland and beyond....

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Fri, Dec 27 9:00AMWhere We Stand Talking Circle
Sat, Dec 28 2:30PMBeing the Future Talking Circle

Dion McCurdy

Freelance lawyer, social entrepreneur, and democracy advocate, Dion is the co- founder and CEO of NewVote, and has degrees in political science, psychology and law....

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Sun, Dec 29 3:00PMMidwife to the Afterlife Small Hall
Wed, Jan 01 3:15PMReflections on Redesigning Democracy GREENhouse

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl is a well-known public speaker, prolific writer and multiple degree holder. Dr
Karl has an infectious enthusiasm for science, paired with an uncanny ability to translate
his knowledge with humour and warmth, which keeps the curiosity alive an...

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Sat, Dec 28 10:30AMAll Things Energy Luna
Mon, Dec 30 10:15AMDr Karl’s Random Walk Through Science Luna
Tue, Dec 31 3:00PMDr Karl’s Science is Golden Luna

Eddie Game

Lead Scientist for The Nature Conservancy’s Asia Pacific region, Eddie is responsible for ensuring that it remains a world leader in making science-based conservation decisions....

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Wed, Jan 01 12:45PMEavesdropping on Ecosystems: The Ecoacoustic Happy Hour GREENhouse

Elaine Jobson

Elaine is the CEO of Jetts Australia, and has more than 25 years experience in the fitness industry, and 15 years in other executive management roles in Europe, Asia and South Africa, for global brands such as Fitness First and Virgin Active....

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Sun, Dec 29 3:30PMFirst Principals: Women in Executive Roles GREENhouse

Ella Doneman

A teacher, mentor, consultant and an advocate for young people with disability and their family/ carers, Ella was diagnosed with cerebral palsy from birth, and has confidence that diversity of culture, ability, sexuality, faith and social status cont...

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Fri, Dec 27 11:00AMWhere Is The 'Service' in Social Service? WorkShop

Elliot Leach and Jess Mackie

Fascinated by the unique flora, fauna and landscapes of Australia, Elliot and Jess are regular Woodfordians who enjoy sharing their knowledge of the natural world with all generations....

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Sat, Dec 28 3:00PMKids Nature Walk Mind Games
Mon, Dec 30 8:00AMA Year of Birds at Woodfordia GREENhouse
Tue, Dec 31 1:15PMKids Nature Walk Big Ideas

Emerging Future

Social innovator, creative community consultant, emerging education activator, artist and mother Chelsea is a collaborator and entrepreneur weaving together interdisciplinary best practices with social justice, new paradigm potentials and creative in...

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Sat, Dec 28 8:45AMThe World of Start Ups and Female Founders WorkShop
Sat, Dec 28 4:00PMEmerging Education Futures GREENhouse

Emily Rigby

A horticultural research scientist, Emily has been working in the field of medical cannabis since legislative changes came into effect in 2016. She is Director of Research and Compliance for Cannatrek and Director of Research Programs for the Austral...

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Sun, Dec 29 12:15PMMedical Cannabis: Where Are We Now? Blue Lotus
Mon, Dec 30 1:45PMCannabis: The Return of the Queen Blue Lotus
Mon, Dec 30 3:15PMQ and A: Cannabis Blue Lotus

Emma Kerslake

Emma is an Aboriginal woman of Palawa heritage and the owner and Principal at Yolla Consulting. She is passionate about helping people, their businesses and organisations to be successful.
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Sat, Dec 28 12:15PMConnecting the Dots: Information Sharing GREENhouse
Sat, Dec 28 2:30PMIndigenous Business GREENhouse

Faorligh Hunter

A therapeutic life story worker and founder of Amber Mountain, Faorligh works with children and families who’ve experienced developmental trauma....

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Tue, Dec 31 5:00PMTrauma and Community Detention GREENhouse

Feda Adra

Feda is the CEO of Comlink Ltd, a large and rapidly growing ‘Profit for Purpose’ company providing transport, home care and social services to ageing Australians....

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Sun, Dec 29 1:15PMInnovation in Health and Wellness for Aged Care GREENhouse
Sun, Dec 29 3:30PMFirst Principals: Women in Executive Roles GREENhouse

Felicity Meakins

Felicity is a linguist at UQ who specialises in the documentation of Australian languages under the direction of First Nations communities. She has facilitated language revitalisation programs, compiled a number of dictionaries and grammars, and has ...

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Wed, Jan 01 1:30PMThe Land Still Speaks: Launch of the Mudburra Dictionary and Panel on Language Landscapes Talking Circle

First Languages Australia

This is the peak body committed to ensuring the future strength of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages....

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Sun, Dec 29 4:45PMInternational Year of Indigenous Languages GREENhouse

Friends of the Forest

This group originated from the ‘Save Your Steve Irwin Way Forest’ campaign which helped to secure the Mooloolah River National Park against a highway that would have impacted 100 hectares of forest.
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Fri, Dec 27 9:15AMFriends of the Forest Halcyon

Gabrielle Quakawoot

A string figure artist all her life, Gabrielle learnt the art from her grandmothers, extended family and other school children. Gabrielle’s matriarchal lineage is Byalli and she lives her dreaming now through her business, The Art of String Theory....

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Sat, Dec 28 11:00AMThe Art of String Theory Mind Games
Tue, Dec 31 10:00AMThe Art of String Theory Talking Circle
Wed, Jan 01 11:10AMThe Art of String Theory Mind Games

Gaja Kerry Charlton

A Goo’enpul-Yuggera and Ngunda- Gabi Gabi Goori, Gaja Kerry is a teacher, facilitator and researcher of family and community history whose love of her old people, culture, country and stories lit her heart to follow their wishes to have language sp...

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Sun, Dec 29 10:00AMWulara Nguru Historical Language Mapping GREENhouse
Sun, Dec 29 4:45PMInternational Year of Indigenous Languages GREENhouse
Mon, Dec 30 9:00AMYuggera Yari (Yuggera Talk) Talking Circle

Gary Martin

A naturopath based in the Noosa hinterland, Gary runs a health retreat which he founded in 1990. He offers education, treatments and recovery programs to create optimal wellness for his patients....

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Fri, Dec 27 3:15PMDetoxifying Your Body Blue Lotus
Sat, Dec 28 10:30AMDetoxify Your Mind Blue Lotus

Geoff Wood

Geoff is a senior producer and broadcaster with ABC Radio National (RN) and a world music specialist.
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Mon, Dec 30 10:30AMABC RN Wisdom Talks: Sufi Music Tradition. Pakistan. India. Folklorica
Tue, Dec 31 11:00AMABC RN Wisdom Talks: Home is Where The Heart Sings Folklorica
Tue, Dec 31 6:30PMABC Sacred New Year Folklorica
Wed, Jan 01 10:30AMABC RN Wisdom Talks: Soul Singers, The Divine Voice Folklorica

Ian Dearden

A former anti-discrimination and criminal defence lawyer, Ian has a long involvement in community....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Ian Lowe

Professor Ian Lowe is an emeritus professor, prominent environmental scientist, Former Head of Science at Griffith University as well as an adjunct professor at and Flinders University. Ian was chair of the first advisory council to produce a nationa...

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Sat, Dec 28 10:30AMAll Things Energy Luna
Mon, Dec 30 6:00PMGreat Comedy Debate: That Democracy Works Luna

Intrepid Landcare

This is a national organisation dedicated to building the capacity of communities to empower young people to step into leadership roles with resilient mindsets.
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Tue, Dec 31 12:00PMIntrepid Landcare Small Hall

Jan McNicol

A climate activist who tries to do a climate action every day, Jan is also involved in the constructive program of promoting alternatives to fossil fuels and our current energy dictatorship.
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Sat, Dec 28 5:15PMPlan to Repower Australia GREENhouse

Jane Hutton

Narrative therapist, mental health social worker and trainer, Jane practices as a therapist and is the author of two sets of transformative cards that aim to turn failure upside down....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:30AMTurning Failure Upside Down Blue Lotus
Tue, Dec 31 12:15PMTurning Failure Upside Down Blue Lotus

Janet Wiles

Janet is Professor of Complex and Intelligent Systems at UQ. She leads a team studying social robotics and bio-inspired computation, and the Centre of Excellence in the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL)....

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Sun, Dec 29 11:00AMArtificial Intelligence and Languages GREENhouse

Janey Dixon

Janey is a senior Mudburra woman from Marlinja community, passionate about the revitalisation of her language. This passion feeds into all aspects of her work as an assistant teacher, and with the anti-fracking movement....

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Wed, Jan 01 1:30PMThe Land Still Speaks: Launch of the Mudburra Dictionary and Panel on Language Landscapes Talking Circle

Jason Murphy

Jinibara artist and traditional Custodian of Jinibara Country, Jason grew up in West End, Brisbane, where he currently resides and retains strong links to his country. Jason’s artworks depict the narratives of people and place....

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Sun, Dec 29 9:00AMLet’s Talk Jinibara Talking Circle

Jen Barrkman and Willow Pryor

Jen and Willow bring years of combined expertise in psychology, storytelling, future thinking, Playback and applied theatre to lead workshops for women to transform their leadership story....

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Mon, Dec 30 8:45AMWomen Transforming Leadership Through Story WorkShop

Jenni Cargill

An award-winning Australian storyteller and enchantivist, Jenni teaches and coaches storytelling. Her passions are focused on stories of place, to celebrate the earth, to heal, to strengthen community and myths which express the divine feminine....

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Fri, Dec 27 8:45AMWhy The Sky Is Far Away Puppet Joint
Fri, Dec 27 4:00PMAnanse, Ahso and Their Six Children Puppet Joint
Sun, Dec 29 8:45AMMolly Whuppie Puppet Joint
Mon, Dec 30 4:00PMWhy The Sky Is Far Away Puppet Joint
Tue, Dec 31 11:00AMStorytelling for Changemakers WorkShop
Wed, Jan 01 1:10PMThe Blue Coat Mish Mash
Wed, Jan 01 3:00PMTa-Ta till Next Time Concert Stardust Theatre
Wed, Jan 01 4:30PMStorytelling for Changemakers Small Hall

Jill Morris

Jill was an ABC Education Producer from 1956-1978. Forced to resign in 1960 under the Marriage Act, Jill became an award-winning children’s author, playwright, editor, publisher and co-producer for Greater Glider Productions.
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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Joanne McNeill

A proud, queer, bisexual living in Brisbane, Joanne is passionate about bringing respectful and thoughtful conversation about identity and diversity to the forefront of community....

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Fri, Dec 27 4:15PMBisexuality: Setting the Record Straight GREENhouse

Joe Hallenstein

Dedicated to renewable energy and building community, Joe has spent 15 years carefully sprouting wind farms and solar farms that are popping up around Australia and Canada....

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Fri, Dec 27 1:10PMWhat’s Inside? Big Ideas
Sat, Dec 28 9:00AMPower It Up GREENhouse
Sun, Dec 29 2:00PMWhat’s Inside? Mind Games
Tue, Dec 31 2:15PMWhat’s Inside? Big Ideas

Jonathan Sri

Greens city councillor, musician, poet and activist, Jonno pursues social change through multiple pathways, with a strong focus on sustainability, equality and grassroots democracy....

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Wed, Jan 01 10:15AMA Rough Blueprint for Revolution GREENhouse

Kari

Kari is a musician, artist and a weaver of ceremony. Having conducted hundreds of ceremonies over the past 10 years, she dives into the realms of emotions; happiness and grief, exhilaration and sorrow....

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Mon, Dec 30 10:15AMEmbracing Ritual GREENhouse

Kathleen Bennett

A clinical herbalist, writer, researcher, botanist and lecturer, Kathleen enjoys sharing herbal and plant information with her audiences. In 1959, Kathleen discovered the edible and medicinal field guides of Euell Gibbons which has sparked 50 years o...

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Sat, Dec 28 12:15PMCrafting Herbal Teas Blue Lotus
Tue, Dec 31 10:30AMThe Magic in Mushrooms Blue Lotus

Kerry O’Brien

An Australian household name, Kerry O’Brien, has been a prominent Australian Journalist for over 45 years. Due to his respected works, he has been awarded six Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism, including the Gold Walkley for Outstanding L...

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Sun, Dec 29 10:30AMI Heard it on the Radio: Treaty for Queensland Luna

Leah Barclay

An award-winning Australian sound artist, composer and researcher working at the intersection of art, science and technology, Dr Barclay’s work has been commissioned, performed and exhibited internationally by Smithsonian Museum, UNESCO, Ear to the...

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Mon, Dec 30 11:15AMListening Underwater GREENhouse
Wed, Jan 01 12:45PMEavesdropping on Ecosystems: The Ecoacoustic Happy Hour GREENhouse

Leanne de Souza

A veteran of the Australian music industry, Leanne has 25 years experience working in artist management and events. As an entrepreneur, she is the founder and director of the Rock and Roll Writers Festival and board member of Nightlife Music....

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Sun, Dec 29 3:30PMFirst Principals: Women in Executive Roles GREENhouse

Leesa Watego

Leesa is the Director of Iscariot Media, specialising in Indigenous, creative and online projects. She has worked as an academic at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in Indigenous Art and Protocols with a focus on Indigenous Cultural and...

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Sat, Dec 28 2:30PMIndigenous Business GREENhouse
Sun, Dec 29 2:45PMDark and Disturbing Talking Circle

Leigh Sales AM

Leigh is an award-winning journalist, author and host of 7:30 on ABC. With a strong background in politics, Sales has interviewed the likes of Hilary Clinton, Prime Ministers and Paul McCartney; been the designated Washington, USA correspondent in a ...

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Mon, Dec 30 2:30PMMichael Gudinski interviewed by Leigh Sales AM Luna

Linda Burney

As a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation, Linda was the first Aboriginal person to be elected to the NSW Parliament and the first Aboriginal woman to serve in the Australian House of Representatives....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande
Fri, Dec 27 1:30PMIssues for Indigenous People in Remote Australia Talking Circle

Lisa Roberts

Animator, interactive media artist and leader of the Living Data programme, Lisa’s heritage is Aboriginal Australian and European. She created Living Data to explore the ways we respond, as scientists and artists, to disruptions to the natural rhyt...

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Mon, Dec 30 1:30PMSeeding Treaty GREENhouse
Mon, Dec 30 3:00PMLiving Data for Children Talking Circle

Little Star Bee Sanctuary

Steven and Trudi Hayes are lovers of bees. They founded Little Star Bee Sanctuary on the mid-north coast of NSW using non-migratory processes, non-chemical practices and natural beekeeping principles....

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Wed, Jan 01 9:00AMEngaging Bee Advocates for the Future GREENhouse

Lyndon Davis

Lyndon is a Gubbi Gubbi artist, educator and cultural performer. Raised on the Sunshine Coast by his grandmother, Lyndon’s arts practice represents his deep connection to country and depicts stories of his regions flora and fauna and creation stori...

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Sun, Dec 29 1:00PMLet’s Speak Gubbi Gubbi Talking Circle
Sun, Dec 29 4:45PMInternational Year of Indigenous Languages GREENhouse

Marci Webster-Mannison

Representing the Earth Builders Association of Australia, Marci is an ecologically-inspired activist and architect from Melbourne Design Studios....

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Mon, Dec 30 9:00AMBuilding That Doesn’t Cost The Earth GREENhouse

Marita Schlink

Marita is a writer, musician, medical medium, midwife for the afterlife, stand up comedian, actor, and occasionally she washes dishes....

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Sun, Dec 29 3:00PMMidwife to the Afterlife Small Hall

Matilda Alexander

A human rights lawyer with a lengthy history in the community sector, Matilda is the president and principal solicitor at the LGBTI Legal Service, teaches Prison Law at Griffith University, and specialises in human rights and anti-discrimination for ...

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Mon, Dec 30 3:30PMCreating a Culture of Human Rights in Queensland GREENhouse

Mia Swainson

Writer, consultant and zero waste advocate, Mia inspires people at the grass roots to start their own zero waste journey....

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Fri, Dec 27 1:45PMThe Zero Waste Journey GREENhouse

Michael Gudinski AM

Michael is an Australian music guru, founder of Mushroom Records, Mushroom Music Publishing, Frontier Touring and the brain behind events such as Sound Relief. Over 40 years in the business, his influence over the Australian music industry is extensi...

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Mon, Dec 30 2:30PMMichael Gudinski interviewed by Leigh Sales AM Luna

Nell Azuri

A climate communicator with a passion for reaching across divides, Nell is fond of lots of things threatened by climate change: chocolate and human civilisation vie for top of the list. She is a team leader for Climate for Change and a coordinator fo...

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Fri, Dec 27 5:30PMWhy People Don’t Act On Climate Change GREENhouse
Sun, Dec 29 8:45AM Building a Climate for Change WorkShop
Tue, Dec 31 9:30AM Get Your Democracy On WorkShop

Nirala Jacobi

Dr Nirala is a naturopathic physician who specialises in digestive disorders. She is the host of the popular podcast The SIBO Doctor Podcast for Practitioners, and has a digestive specialty clinic, The Biome Clinic in northern NSW....

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Sun, Dec 29 10:30AMSmall Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and IBS Blue Lotus
Tue, Dec 31 3:15PMMicrobiome Restoration - How to Regrow the Rainforest in your Gut Blue Lotus

Noel Pearson

Noel is an Australian lawyer, academic, founder and current Policy Advisor to the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership. With an extensive history of advocacy and public speeches, Noel has made an indelible mark on Indigenous policy for Austr...

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Sun, Dec 29 10:30AMI Heard it on the Radio: Treaty for Queensland Luna

Orange Sky Australia

Providing a platform for everyday Australians to connect through a regular laundry and shower service, Orange Sky Australia focus on creating a safe, positive and supportive environment for people who are often ignored or feel disconnected from the c...

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Sat, Dec 28 10:15AMPeople Experiencing Homelessness GREENhouse

Paul Roe

A computer scientist at QUT, Paul leads the Australian Acoustic Observatory project, which is building a network of 400 sensors to collect sound from all over Australia....

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Wed, Jan 01 12:45PMEavesdropping on Ecosystems: The Ecoacoustic Happy Hour GREENhouse

Paul Songhurst

Paul is a Registered Landscape Architect, Public Space Planner and educator with an interest in the intersection between people and the environment....

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Wed, Jan 01 4:30PMThe Woodfordia Effect: An Intergenerational Forum GREENhouse

Peter Corke

A professor of robotics at QUT, director of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision, and Chief Scientist of Dorabot, Peter Corke’s research is concerned with enabling robots to see, and the application of robots to mining, agriculture and environm...

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Mon, Dec 30 12:15PMRobots and the Future of Work GREENhouse

Peter Greste

Professor Greste is an Australian- born journalist, author, media freedom activist and academic. He is a founding member of the advocacy group, the Alliance for Journalists Freedom, and the UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication at the Universi...

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Fri, Dec 27 9:00AMNews, Interrupted GREENhouse
Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Peter Wertheim

Ninety-year-old Peter was a lecturer in political and social philosophy at the University of Queensland, who went on to study cross-cultural and spiritual traditions, especially Aboriginal visions of life....

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Tue, Dec 31 9:45AMGrowing Wisdom Ecologies GREENhouse

Phina Hartson

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Fri, Dec 27 5:15PMCulture and Gender Talking Circle

Pratima Michele Mumford

The most popular astrologer in Bali for 20 years, studying the movements of the planets and how they affect individuals and world events, Pratima is fascinated by the synthesis of spirituality and physics....

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Sat, Dec 28 3:15PMDoes Astrology Really Influence World Events? Blue Lotus
Tue, Dec 31 1:45PMAstrological Predictions for 2020 Blue Lotus

Rayella

Father and daughter Raymond and Eleanor Dixon write songs in Mudburra that journey into the heartbeat of Australia’s centre....

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Wed, Jan 01 1:30PMThe Land Still Speaks: Launch of the Mudburra Dictionary and Panel on Language Landscapes Talking Circle
Wed, Jan 01 3:20PM Talking Circle

Rhoda Roberts AO

Rhoda is currently the Head of Indigenous Programming for Sydney Opera House, Creative Director of Rhoda Roberts’ Gallery and Events and Festival Director of Boomerang Festival, produced with Byron Bay Blues Festival....

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Fri, Dec 27 11:00AMAncient Culture, New Conversations: Ngaiire Talking Circle
Sat, Dec 28 11:00AMAncient Culture, New Conversations: Kamahi Djordan AKA Constantina Bush Talking Circle
Sun, Dec 29 11:00AMAncient Culture, New Conversations: Archie Roach Talking Circle
Mon, Dec 30 11:00AMAncient Culture, New Conversation: Jeremy Dutcher Talking Circle

Robert Ah Wing

Robert was born on Kalkadoon traditional lands, known today as Mount Isa, where the Elders spoke Kalkatungu language. He has a Masters in Indigenous Language Education from the University of Sydney, and volunteers coordinating language programmes at ...

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Sun, Dec 29 9:00AMLet’s Talk Jinibara Talking Circle
Sun, Dec 29 1:00PMLet’s Speak Gubbi Gubbi Talking Circle
Sun, Dec 29 4:45PMInternational Year of Indigenous Languages GREENhouse
Mon, Dec 30 9:00AMYuggera Yari (Yuggera Talk) Talking Circle
Mon, Dec 30 1:00PMLet’s Speak Wakka Wakka Talking Circle

Robert Barton

A Kalkadoon man from northwestern Queensland, Robert works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to support training, employment and business opportunities arising from major mining and construction projects occurring on T...

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Sat, Dec 28 12:30PMThe Power of Native Title Talking Circle
Sat, Dec 28 2:30PMIndigenous Business GREENhouse

Robyn Cook

A Sunshine Coast local who has an insatiable curiosity about the lives of others, Robyn will start a conversation with anyone within cooee....

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Fri, Dec 27 8:00AMWoodford Newcomers Association Halcyon
Wed, Jan 01 8:30AMWoodford Newcomers Association Halcyon

Rosie Ball

A student and freelance writer for the Gold Coast Bulletin, Get it Magazine, and Griffith University, Rosie is passionate about social justice and stories that create action....

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Mon, Dec 30 3:30PMCreating a Culture of Human Rights in Queensland GREENhouse

SacredGeometryWeb

Graphic artist, singer-songwriter, and former Australian junior chess champion, Narada is the author and illustrator of Understanding Sacred Geometry and the Flower of Life - a Higher Dimensional Perspective on an Ancient Wisdom Stream....

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Sat, Dec 28 1:45PMMusic and the Human Mind and Body Blue Lotus
Mon, Dec 30 12:15PMYoga: Archetypes of Well Being Blue Lotus

Sam Manger

Medical doctor, podcaster, educator and entrepreneur Dr Sam is the President of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine and an international speaker. His work inspires health and ethical living at all levels of society – individual, communit...

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Sun, Dec 29 2:15PMLifestyle Medicine for Dementia and Brain Health GREENhouse
Mon, Dec 30 10:30AMLifestyle Medicine for Mental Health Blue Lotus

Scott Emmerson

Scott is a journalist and former Cabinet Minister in the Qld LNP Government. He’s been a senior reporter with the ABC, Queensland Bureau Chief and National Chief
of Staff with The Australian and contributes to Sky News....

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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Scott McDougall

Scott commenced as Queensland Human Rights Commissioner in 2018. Since admission to legal practice in 1993 he has worked to empower individuals and communities, particularly in the areas of discrimination, native title, criminal law, guardianship and...

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Mon, Dec 30 3:30PMCreating a Culture of Human Rights in Queensland GREENhouse

Simon Linke

Simon is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith University, teaching and researching biodiversity conservation in rivers locally and globally....

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Wed, Jan 01 12:45PMEavesdropping on Ecosystems: The Ecoacoustic Happy Hour GREENhouse

Stefan Armbruster

Brisbane-based correspondent for SBS World News, Stefan has won numerous national radio and television media awards for his coverage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Pacific, environment and multicultural issues....

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Mon, Dec 30 3:30PMCreating a Culture of Human Rights in Queensland GREENhouse

Stephen Millard

A senior leader in the Northern Rivers Bushwalker’s Club (NSW), Stephen has led day and multi-day walks across Australia and a high altitude trek through the Indian Himalayas. His meditative, deep ecology walks have become one of the Club’s most ...

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Tue, Dec 31 8:45AMDeep Ecology Movement Talk followed by Forest Walk GREENhouse
Tue, Dec 31 9:15AMDeep Ecology Forest Walk GREENhouse
Wed, Jan 01 8:00AMDeep Ecology Forest Walk GREENhouse

The Greater Good Movement

Ryan, a reformed helicopter parent, helicopter mechanic and work- in-progress great dad, shares a collection of observations he has made in the Children’s Festival....

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Fri, Dec 27 2:45PMBubble Wands Puppet Joint
Sat, Dec 28 1:15PMLavender Eye Pillow Big Paint
Sun, Dec 29 1:10PMParents Hands Behind Your Back Puppet Joint
Mon, Dec 30 4:45PMThe Greater Good Movement GREENhouse
Tue, Dec 31 1:30PMBubble Wands Big Paint
Wed, Jan 01 10:15AMDragonfly Bookmarks Puppet Joint

Toby Gifford

Dr Toby is an acoustic ecologist using sound to monitor bee populations....

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Wed, Jan 01 12:45PMEavesdropping on Ecosystems: The Ecoacoustic Happy Hour GREENhouse

Tracey Porst

Tracey is CEO of Karuna Hospice Services who provide nursing, psychological and spiritual support for people with life- limiting illnesses to help them live well and die peacefully. They are underpinned by the Buddhist value of compassionate care. ...

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Tue, Dec 31 10:45AMBuddhist Approaches to Palliative Care GREENhouse

Tracy Hardy

A proud descendant of the Kamilaroi nation, Tracy worked as a dietitian for the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, founded Wattleseed Nutrition & Dietetics and has commenced her PhD in government implemented nutrition policy for First Nation peop...

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Mon, Dec 30 2:30PMIndigenous Nutrition GREENhouse

Transformative Change Agents United

Active in fast-tracking transformative change through a suburban co-living community, this panel brings a fresh perspective. Giselle is an author, public speaker, researcher and change agent focused on safe climate restoration. Cate is an educator an...

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Fri, Dec 27 12:30PM20 in 2020: A Story of Housing Can-Do GREENhouse

Vernon Ah Kee

A conceptual artist and a founding member of the Brisbane-based proppaNOW artists’ collective, Vernon’s work critiques Australian popular culture, particularly the dichotomy between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures....

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Sun, Dec 29 2:45PMDark and Disturbing Talking Circle

Vikki Uhlmann

Dr Uhlmann is the Secretary of the Qld Branch of Friends of the ABC. She is passionate about sustainable outcomes for societal issues.
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Fri, Dec 27 10:45AMDoes Australia Need A Free and Independent Broadcaster: Hypothetical Grande

Vonda Malone

Mayor of the Torres Shire Council, Vonda has a Graduate Certificate in Australian Rural Leadership and another in Public Sector Management. She is a fellow of the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner’s Indigenous Fellowship Program....

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Mon, Dec 30 3:30PMCreating a Culture of Human Rights in Queensland GREENhouse

Waratah Karleu

An intimacy consultant and holistic sex and relationship therapist, Waratah facilitates safe, empowering conversations around sex, sexuality, intimacy and relationships using both Eastern and Western modalities....

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Wed, Jan 01 10:30AMIntimacy: The Art of Connected Loving Blue Lotus