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EDO at Woodford Folk Festival

09 November, 2016

Come join the EDO at this years Woodford Folk Festival!

Don't miss EDO and friends at Woodford Folk Festival:

  • THU 29 DEC, 4:15PM. GREENhouse.
    Feature: WINNING IN THE HOUSE OF CARDS
    How to get laws changed to protect the environment? EDO lawyer Revel Pointon and WWF campaigner Dr Martin Taylor reveal the recipe for successfully working parliament to get pro-planet laws.
  • WED 28 DEC, 4:40PM. GREENhouse.
    Feature: MYTHBUSTING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
    How can we bust the media spin on climate, reef, community litigation and development? Hear from EDO lawyer Jo Bragg and senior investigative journalist, Bill Hoffman.
  • FRI 30 DEC, 4:30PM. GREENhouse.
    Feature: THE SHARPEST TOOL
    With climate change accelerating and the reef on the brink of destruction, we need the sharp tool of legal action to defend the environment. Hear from EDO lawyer Michael Berkman, reef scientist Selina Ward and campaigner Derec Davies.
  • SAT 31 DEC, 4:00PM. GREENhouse.
    Feature: GREAT BARRIER REEF v THE PEOPLE OF QLD
    In this light-hearted trial, the Reef is suing us for allowing developments that have harmed its ecosystem. Dr Selina Ward, Dr Ian Lowe and Jo Bragg (EDO) contribute to each side of the fence, with His Honour Judge Ian Dearden presiding on the palings. Bound to be raucous and irreverent, the people of Qld should hope that the Reef is gentle with them.

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