Webinars and Online Workshops

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See below for past webinars in 2020

2020 - Webinars

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

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Time: 8pm (AEDT)

Location: Online


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

We will 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.

Australia’s First Large-Scale Solar Garden

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020

Time: 6pm - 7:30pm (AEST)

Location: Online

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Join NENA's Energy Hub, for 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

Time: 18:00 AEST

Location: Online

22 Oct Citizens Assemblies

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

Protecting and Nurturing our Affected Commons

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020

Time: 6pm (AEST)

Location: Online


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


  • Dr. Jose Ramos


  • Dr. Julian Waters-Lynch
  • Laurel Freeland
  • Dr. Bernhard Resch

New Economy Builders #7 – Galactic Cooperative

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020

Time: 11.30am Perth time (1.30pm AEST)

Location: Online


More democratic organisations such as cooperatives are important building blocks for the new economy movement.

In our next NE Builders session we'll hear from Kate Biondo from Galactic® Co-operative - a WA-based, socially responsible, worker-owned technology business which provides advanced technical expertise across multiple industries.

Hosted by the NENA Perth Hub

A Commons Response to the Pandemic

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Time: 6pm (AEST)

Location: Online


Join us for an important discussion about how supporting the commons can strengthen community responses to the pandemic.

Arts & Culture in the New Economy

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Time: 6pm (AEST)

Location: Online


It's time for a new vision and narrative for Arts & Culture in Australia - and NENA can play a part in building this new narrative, and strengthening the arts sector for the benefit of our society and all creatives.



The New Economy Network of Australia”s Arts & Culture Hub is an opportunity for arts and cultural workers to support each other in growing new models of cultural work in cross discipline, intercultural innovative enterprises. Join us and share your experience, vision and skills.

Communicating about the New Economy

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Location: Online (via Zoom)

Narratives workshop

NENA Narrative Hub co-convenors, Chris Riedy and Michelle Maloney, will facilitate a discussion about how we can most effectively communicate about the new economy in Australia.

Localisation – international lessons for Australia


Guest speaker:

Helena Norberg Hodge, Local Futures/Economics of Happiness, in conversation with Dr Michelle Maloney, Co-Founder of NENA

2019 Webinars

Post-extractivism: how do we move beyond mining?

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Time: 6 - 8pm (AEST)

Location: Online (via Zoom)

co-hosted with International Network 'Yes to Life, No to Mining'


“Green New Deal” and its relevance in Australia

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Time: 6 - 8pm (AEST)

Location: Online (via Zoom)


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


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

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Time: 6 - 8pm (AEST)

Location: Online (via Zoom)


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


Visit NENA's Food Hub

An update from the International Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WeALL)

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Time: 6 - 7pm (AEST)

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.

2018 Webinars