Events | 2nd May, 2019

Climate change and rivers: a disaster coming to Victoria?

Join us for this public forum to put rivers and water on the agenda in the climate election.

Heatwaves, algae blooms and a million dead fish. The Darling River had a disastrous summer – so how are Victoria’s rivers faring? And are we ready for a hotter future with less water?

Join us for this public forum to put rivers and water on the agenda in the climate election.

Hear from scientists, local farmers and environmental campaigners about whether the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is working for Victoria and how we can face up to the reality of climate change.

  • Professor Jamie Pittock from the Australian National University and the Wentworth Group, an internationally renowned expert on climate change and water management
  • Peta Thorton, a Murray River local and irrigator at Swan Hill
  • Jono La Nauze, CEO at Environment Victoria and experienced river campaigner

WHEN: Thursday 2 May, 6.15pm – 8pm

WHERE: City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Flagstaff Gardens

COST: Free! Snacks provided

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