Regen Brisbane / Meeanjin Launch Event

July 29, 2021
All-day event
QUT Education Precinct, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland

Regen Brisbane/Meeanjin is a network of individuals and organisations exploring how we can work together to make Brisbane a regenerative city.

Read about Regen Brisbane / Meeanjin here.

Regen Brisbane/Meeanjin is proudly hosted by the NENA Brisbane Hub, QUT Design Lab, Australian Earth Laws Alliance, the Greenprints Initiative and Future Dreaming Australia. More organisational partners will be listed soon!

Video Sections

(The linked times will take you to the YouTube website version of the recording)

00:00  Introduction and Acknowledgement of Country
09:57 The Relationist Ethos and how Indigenous Peoples created regenerative societies across the continent now known as Australia – Mary Graham, Adjunct Associate Professor (UQ) and Kombu-merri and Waka Waka person, and
25:10 Professor Yin Paradies, Deakin University
50:04 An overview of the Brisbane City Council’s current and planned sustainability and social justice initiatives – Jonothan Sri, Brisbane City Councillor
1:17:38 Locating Brisbane within its bioregion and catchment: getting to know our unique natural environment and amazing biodiversity with
1:36:10 Rachael Nasplezes, Healthy Land and Water, [ Watch the Healthy Land and Water video directory on YouTube at ] and
1:49:22 Kira May, Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee
1:59:20 How can we understand our city’s impact? Brisbane’s historical and present “footprint” within the bioregion – Michelle Maloney, and
2:17:26 Delwyn Jones, Director, Sustainability Assessment, The Evah Institute
2:35:59 Locating ourselves within our interconnected ecosystem – Earth Systems Science, Climate Change and our Planetary Boundaries – Professor Will Steffen, Climate Council and Stockholm Resilience Institute
2:57:22 How Regen Melbourne used the Doughnut Economy model – Kaj Löfgren, Small Giants and Regen Melbourne
3:11:26 The future of regenerative cities – Professor Marcus Foth, QUT
3:33:13 Regenerative Cities Q&A with Dr Anne Kovachevich, Foresight and Innovation Leader at Arup, and A/Prof David A Hood AM
3:52:01 What does it mean for businesses to be regenerative, and to be located within a bioregion? – Michelle Maloney, in discussion with
4:01:42 Mary-Lou Kelly, CEO of Greentag International
4:11:58 Closing remarks