Privileged irresponsibility

Bob Pease from Deakin and the University of Tasmania gave a strident, clear and passionate about the privileged irresponsibility relating to global warming, and the environment, structured violence that it brings. He brought a clear criticism of the  term and concept of resilience, suggesting as a concept it is not connected at all to political […]

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This is (Not) a Drill: Creative Adaptation in response to wicked problems

Artists are agitators and changers. They are not afraid of the dark. Refuge is a an the intersection between artists and scientist that was held in North Melbourne town hall. Tara Dowse introduced the thinking behind refuge, both the changing climate, but also an acknowledgement of first nations relationships to the land. The first refuge […]

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Inclusive and effective response and relief: Meeting the needs of all the communities

Up in the Jim Stynes Room, we were talking about the challenges, and rewards of working with those hard to reach communities. Leading off first is my wonderful colleague,  Danielle Every who gave a fabulous overview of the research that we undertook. Rather than recount, here’s a link to an earlier blog . One of the […]

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