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 Welcome to the best week of the year!!

– August 11th to 19th –

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From documentaries to workshops to crafting to a garden party, check out what Enviro Week has in store!

Click on the amazing cover artwork above for a digital copy of our amazing Leaflet Program. Check out the Schedule here! And the facebook event here!

Also during Enviro Week students have an amazing opportunity to be part of shaping the University’s Sustainability Plan in our hackathon events running in the next two weeks. We are calling on passionate students to help drive our university to be the most sustainable it can be! More information here.

Big events:

Mon 15th 5.15pm – Documentary and Discussion – Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
This Canadian documentary portrays the 1990 showdown between the Mohawk Nation and the predominantly white Quebec town of Oka, which is intent on developing land deemed sacred by its native people. When members of the Mohawk tribe protest plans to expand a golf course into their territory, they form a barricade, leading to an armed standoff with provincial police that becomes increasingly tense, with the possibility of violence looming over the heads of everyone involved.

Tues 16th 9-11am – Bike Co-op Free Brekky and Repair:

Wed 17th 12:30pm – Forum: Accessibility and Sustainability in the Built Environment

Wed 17th 3 – 5pm – Making things out of bike tubes at the bike co-op:

Wed 17th 6pm – Politics of Public Science Forum: the future of research, industries and the job market impacting climate change:

Thurs 18th 4 – 6pm: Crafternoon and Enviro Chats

Thurs 18th 6:30pm – EnvironMental Treevia: Seed Fundraiser

Friday 19th 3-5pm – Garden Party!

Workshops:

Friday 12th –
1 – 2:30: Environmental Activism 101: https://www.facebook.com/events/329767167413577/
2:30 – 4: Hope for Climate Activism: https://www.facebook.com/events/159066141164243/
4 – 5:30: Behaviour Change: https://www.facebook.com/events/1768943746722990/

Monday 15th –
10 – 11: Attitudes and Approaches for Inspiring Social Change: https://www.facebook.com/events/1044709862231494/
11 – 11:30: Beekeeping 101: https://www.facebook.com/events/1270439446329567/
1 – 2pm: A proposal for a Co-operative Currency:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1758004524475203/
2 – 3pm: Privilege and Oppression 101
https://www.facebook.com/events/329955084009014/
4 – 5pm: Divestment 101: https://www.facebook.com/events/1084717784932358/

Tuesday 16th –
11 – 12:30pm: Critical reflections on the Tiny House Movement: https://www.facebook.com/events/645985398892953/
12:30 – 2pm: Challenging the System: https://www.facebook.com/events/1167933623279914/
2 – 3pm: Utopian Singalong: https://www.facebook.com/events/498351480362778/
3 – 4:30pm: Creative arts activism with ClimActs: https://www.facebook.com/events/168436853565524/
3 – 5pm: Hackathon for Governance – Sustainability Plan: https://www.facebook.com/events/153966551703173/
4:30 – 5:50pm – Decentralised Direct Action: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052468211501145/

Wednesday 17th –
11 – 12:30 – Biodiversity Tour: https://www.facebook.com/events/135890846852700/
2 – 3pm – Citizen Science:
https://www.facebook.com/events/321211988218291/
3 – 4:30pm: Money Matter$- Shifting the money/power: https://www.facebook.com/events/576945042486498/
4:30 – 6pm – Avoiding Burnout: https://www.facebook.com/events/1729562767305054/

Thursday 18th –
10 – 11:30am: Sustainability Tour: https://www.facebook.com/events/225366264527880/
11 – 12:30pm: Making Sustainable Lunch Wraps: https://www.facebook.com/events/976928842451028/
10 – 12pm: Hackathon Workshop – Co-designing Operations: https://www.facebook.com/events/636450636523191/
12 – 2pm: Hackathon Workshop – Co-designing Research: https://www.facebook.com/events/1765092983778759/
3 – 4pm – Hollistic Activism: https://www.facebook.com/events/1675935082732533/

Friday 19th –
12:30 – 2pm: Challenging Environmental NGOs: https://www.facebook.com/events/290446644646749/
2 – 3pm – Suburbia and Climate Change:
https://www.facebook.com/events/523916787811486/

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Enviro Week will be held on stolen Wurundjeri land. Sovereignty has never been ceded. The organisers would like to pay our respects to Elders past and present.