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2022 - Webinars & Workshops

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Past 2022 events

Celebrating Urban Agriculture Month

Date: Friday, November 18, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)
Join Sustain and other members of NENA's Food Hub, to celebrate Australia's second national Urban Agriculture Month, from 1st - 30th November 2022.   Urban Agriculture Month (UAM) is hosted by SUSTAIN: The Australian Food Network, and is a month-long celebration of all things urban agriculture, featuring a range of exciting events happening right across Australia. From open gardens, workshops, guided tours, communal feasts and other hands-on learning experiences, UAM brings people together to connect, share and learn. Visit the UAM webpage for more information, and get involved in urban agriculture! https://urbanagriculturemonth.... ABOUT OUR WEBINAR Join us to hear about UAM and recent developments in the world of urban agriculture. Guest speakers:
  • Dr Nick Rose, Sustain
  • Amy Warne, North Freo Social Farm
Facilitated by Dr Michelle Maloney, Director, NENA

Housing Week Roundtable, ‘where to from here?’

Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER - 11.30AM-12.30PM AEST (Brisbane)
"Co-housing as a crucible for change"
1-hour workshop with Robin Allison from Co-Housing Australia

** all participants in NENA Housing Week are invited to join our discussions and roundtable, in our final session on Friday 11 November:-

FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER - 12.30PM-1.30PM AEST (Brisbane)
"Housing Week Roundtable, 'where to from here?' "
Introductory remarks from Michelle Maloney
Facilitated roundtable discussion - all NENA Housing Week participants are invited to join the discussions and identify key strategies for NENA going forward

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Sustainable Housing

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Adam Russell, Andy Marlow and Ananya Majumda
Facilitator: Matthew Daly

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Innovative building alternatives

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Martin Freney, Peter Hickson and Ray Trappel

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The role of governments in housing

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Anitra Nelson and Peter Phibbs
Facilitator: Andy Fergus

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Finance options for housing alternatives

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Linda Seaborn, Tim Riley, Emma Spano
Facilitator: Elena Pereyra

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Why are Australian property prices so out of control? A deep dive into property prices, real estate and ‘value’

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speaker: Louise Crabtree-Hayes
Facilitator: Michelle Maloney

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Creative ownership and tenure options for Australian housing

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Jasmine Palmer, Karl Fitzgerald, Sidsel Grimstad
Facilitator: Elena Pereyra

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Women & Housing

Date: Monday, November 7, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (via Zoom)

NENA Housing Week 2022

Speakers: Sue Gilbey, Megg Evans and Jennifer Harris

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2021 - Webinars & Workshops

Feminising New Economies and Post-Covid Futures

Date: Monday, December 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online (Zoom)

In this webinar, NENA's Women in the New Economy Hub will address the role that women and feminised knowledges and wisdoms can play in shaping post-covid futures dedicated to well-being and embedding economies that are life enhancing, not death-making.

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Arts & Culture in the Interregnum: Imagining a different future

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)

The role of arts, culture and creativity is critically important to our vision of a ‘wellbeing economy’ and society. But given the challenges the arts sector has traditionally faced – and which have been exacerbated by COVID lockdowns and restrictions – what is the future of the arts sector and artists in Australia?

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What is ‘Extractivism’?

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)

Co-hosted by the NENA Post-Extractivism Hub & Blockade IMARC, this important webinar is an introduction to extractivism and its impacts.

This important webinar was co-hosted by the NENA Post-Extractivism Hub & Blockade IMARC, discussing extractivism and its impacts.

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Designing Policies to Build a Wellbeing Economy

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)

This is a workshop run by NENA and the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (International) on how to design policies for a wellbeing economy.

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Post-Eurocentric Visions of Quality of Life

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)
Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'
Webinar 6 - Post-Eurocentric Visions of Quality of Life

Guest speakers:

  • Dr. Milena Büchs - "From the growth-welfare nexus to sustainable welfare within planetary boundaries"
  • Nûjîn Derya - “Liberating life. On women's knowledge, social organising and our common struggle. Learnings from the Kurdish women's liberation movement.”
  • Ajahn Brahmali - “The Buddhist Idea of a Good Life”

Post-Capitalist Visions of Quality of Life

Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)

Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'
Webinar 5 - Post-Capitalist Visions of Quality of Life

Guest speakers:

  • Dr Nick Rose - "From commodity to commons; healing ourselves, healing nature"
  • Loriana Luccioni - “Post-Capitalism and Universal, Unconditional Basic Income. Change the language to shift the values”
  • Prof. Devan Pillay - “Marx meets Buddha:  Ecosocialism, wellbeing and the pursuit of happiness”

Co-op Curious? NENA’s Cooperatives Clinic

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)

This workshop included three presentations providing important updates about cooperative governance in Australia, a panel discussion with the guest speakers, a Q&A session and an opportunity for people to ask advice about setting up and managing their own cooperative.

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Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'

'Post-capitalist Visions of Quality of Life': Part of Social Sciences Week, Australia

Hear from three distinguished guest speakers, hosted by NENA and the University of Newcastle.

Guest speakers:

  • Prof. Noam Chomsky - "Imagining the Future – if there is one!"
  • A./Prof. Ariel Salleh - “Some Ecological Feminist Thoughts on Wellbeing”
  • Prof. Gar Alperovitz - “Democratizing the Economy: Practical Advances and Long Term Strategy”

Pluriversal Visions of Quality of Life

Date: Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Online (Zoom)
Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'

Webinar 3 - 'Pluriversal Visions of Quality of Life'

Guest speakers:

  • Adjunct Professor Victoria-Grieve Williams - "Everywhen: Autonomy, Altruism and Living Well"
  • A/Prof. Sara Motta - “Democracy (M)otherwise: Enfleshments from the Margins of Modernity”
  • Prof . Ashish Kothari - “Ecoswaraj: a Radical Ecological Democracy Towards Justice and Sustainability”

Earlier Webinars

New Economy Builders #13 – Michelle Maloney, NENA

Date: Monday, December 14, 2020
Location: Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by the NENA Perth Hub

New Economy Builders #12 – Anthony James, The Regen Narration

Date: Monday, November 30, 2020
Location: Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by the NENA Perth Hub

What is the State of the Arts in the New Economy?

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Location: Online

Join NENA's Arts & Culture Hub for a panel discussion with creative entrepreneurs who discuss their cutting edge cross-disciplinary projects connecting business, local, state government & non-government organisations & schools.

We explore how artists are now working to de-silo Arts & Culture with whole systems sensory critical thinking processes for creating solutions to our ecological, economic and cultural crises.

For more information, view the webinar on NENA's YouTube channel here.

New Economy Builders #10 – Louise Edmonds, Carbon Sync

Date: Monday, November 2, 2020
Location: Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by the NENA Perth Hub

NENA's Energy Hub held an exciting discussion about Australia’s first large scale Solar Garden.

For more information about this webinar, visit the Facebook Event Page.

Citizens Assemblies in the New Economy

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Location: Online

For more information about this webinar, visit the facebook event page

New Economy Builders #9 – Adam Jorlen, Enkel Collective

Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
Location: Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by NENA Perth Hub

New Economy Builders #8 – Eugenie Stockmann, Co-operation Housing

Date: Monday, October 5, 2020
Location: Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by the NENA Perth Hub

Protecting and Nurturing our Affected Commons

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (AEST, Brisbane time)
Location: Online

Join us for a discussion about the 'invisible commons', created by the processes of people working together.

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Post-extractivism: how do we move beyond mining?

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Location: Online (via Zoom)

“Green New Deal” and its relevance in Australia

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Location: Online (via Zoom)

Speakers:

Tim Hollo, Green Institute and Prof. Bronwen Morgan, UNSW.

** WATCH THE WEBINAR ZOOM RECORDING

What is Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and how can we get involved?

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Location: Online (via Zoom)

Speakers:

  • Joel Orchard, CSA Australia New Zealand and Future Farmers
  • Randal Breen, Farmer/Owner, Echo Valley Farm, Goomburra Valley QLD

** WATCH THE WEBINAR ZOOM RECORDING

Visit NENA's Food Hub

Speakers: Katherine Trebeck will give an introduction to the origins of WeALL, its current activities and its vision for a socially just economic future.  Katherine and Michelle Maloney (NENA Director) will then discuss ways that NENA members can get involved in WeALL.