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After the Fire, Beyond the Waters – Thriving Future

Wed 25 October at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Join people living on the front lines of the climate emergency for this opening panel discussion exploring how climate change has come with new threats and uncertainties for regional towns and communities in New South Wales and elsewhere in Australia, reflecting on the role that mutual aid and community resourcefulness play in broader response to climate change.

This event is part of a larger program for a conference titled “Terrestrial Politics in Uncertain times” hosted by the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at Western Sydney University. Communications about this event may come from the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS). You can see the full program on the Institute’s website

Panel: Jason De Santolo, Sharon Riley, David Conyers

Chair: Stephen Healy

After the Fire, Beyond the Waters – Thriving Future (Morning Plenary) | Humanitix


Wed 25 October
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Local government area
STEAM, Other
Sourced from listings, newsletters or community
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Sally Tsoutas


Maldhan Ngurr Nurra Lithgow Transformation Hub
Bridge Street
Lithgow, NSW 2790 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events (if you can’t see this link look under ‘Opportunities’ then ‘Resources’).