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Launch of our new website

Welcome to the new website for Journeys for Climate Justice. We hope you like it. If you are in Melbourne, you are welcome to the launch at 11am on Sunday 23 November. Details follow.

Volunteers have been busy behind the scenes for months, especially Viveka, Robyn and Jim. They have done our best to make sure everything works well.

Please email us if you find a problem or have a suggestion.

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Our launch

Three great speakers with deep connections to the Asia Pacific

A big welcome to all who are interested in :
—- climate – youth – justice – development —-

Image by Constantin Ciosu - from The Guardian's Science of Climate Change series

Image by Constantin Ciosu – from The Guardian’s Science of Climate Change series

There will be many butterflies at our launch. Love to see you there. Please RSVP.

Sunday 23rd November
11 – 12.30
Melbourne CBD

Lunch too. RSVP needed.

How to RSVP

Our speakers

Prof. David de Kretser AC is JCJ patron. He was Victorian governor from 2006 to 2011, when he often spoke out about climate change issues. David has many honours to his name. He is now based at Monash University where he has resumed his long career of research into reproductive biology, infertility and endocrinology.

Dr Colin Long worked in south-east Asia for many years. He set up a small NGO in Laos. He is active in union rights issues in Bangladesh. Colin is also secretary of the National Tertiary Education Union (Victorian branch) and president of Victorian Trades Hall Council.

Dr Samanthi Gunawardana is a leading researcher at Monash University. She’s about to do field work for Oxfam in south-east Sri Lanka on the livelihoods of women agricultural workers, and how they can be made more secure. Samanthi helped to set up JCJ.