Economics for the Earth: What would it take to build an Earth-centred economy?

Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
econ4earth | webinars 2022

with Richard Denniss


is it possible to create an Earth-centred economy in Australia? What would it take, what changes would have to be made, to build an economic system that prioritises the health of the living world, thereby ensuring a long term future all human and non-human life?


RICHARD DENNISS - Executive Director of the Australia Institute. Dr Richard Denniss is a prominent Australian economist, author and public policy commentator, and has spent the last twenty years moving between policy-focused roles in academia, federal politics and think-tanks. He was a Lecturer in Economics at the university of Newcastle and former Associate Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU. He is a regular contributor to The Monthly and the author of several books including: Econobabble, Curing Affluenza and Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next?

MICHELLE MALONEY (BA/LLB(Hons),PhD) is Co-Founder and National Convenor of the Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA), Adjunct Senior Fellow, Law Futures Centre, Griffith University; and Director of the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) and Future Dreaming Australia.  She advocates for systems change, in order to shift industrialised societies from a human-centred, to an Earth centred governance system.


The Australian Earth Laws Alliance is hosting a huge month of events - webinars, public lectures, workshops, virtual art exhibitions and more - that explore and celebrate our relationship with the living world. To find out about all our events, please visit:


The Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to increasing the understanding and practical implementation of Earth-centred governance, with a focus on law, economics, education, ethics, Indigenous knowledge systems and the arts.

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