Healthy Land and Water is pleased to present the recorded segments of its premier environmental event for South East Queensland in 2021

 
Showcase environmental conference for SEQ (8:30 am) & celebration dinner (6:00 pm) Theme: Shaping Future SEQ: Boosting the resilience and liveability of our growing region
25 November 2021, Customs House, Brisbane  &  ONLINE

Program & recordings

Celebrating 21 years of impressive work for the catchment, and setting the scene for the next 10 years of integrated action to get SEQ ‘green’ Olympics ready.

 
REGISTRATION
08:30 am Arrival tea, coffee and registration
   
 OPENING & KEYNOTES                                                                                         Session host: Julie McLellan
09:00 am Welcome and safety briefing Julie McLellan,
CEO,
Healthy Land and Water
 
09:05 am Welcome to Country & 20000 years of action

Shannon Ruska,
Tribal Experiences
09:30 am Opening address

Stephen Robertson,
Chair,
Healthy Land and Water
 
9:40 am Minister address: Resetting direction – NRM Plan draft released for public consultation

  • The Hon Sussan Ley MP
    Australian Government, Minister for the Environment
  • Grace Muriuki
    Strategic Science Manager,
    Healthy Land and Water
 

10:00 am Morning tea  
     
SESSION 1: COLLABORATION AS A SUPERPOWER: AMPLIFYING IMPACT       Session host: Grace Muriuki
11:00 am Report Card 2021 – Marking 21 years of monitoring and reporting for South East Queensland & Unveiling Report Card 2021 results

  • The Hon Meaghan Scanlon MP,
    Minister for the Environment
  • Rod Connolly,
    Chair of Science Committee
 

11:15 am

 

 

 

 

 

A taster of some of great projects across the region

Healthy Land and Water team members:  Shannon Mooney, Ross Bigwood, Paul Donatiu, Rachael Nasplezes, Dennis Gannaway, Mark Waud. Q&A moderated by Andrew O’Neill

  • Citizen science upsurgence
  • Sustainable agriculture innovated
  • Biodiversity wins threat
  • Threatened species protection wins
  • Climate action
  • Everything is connected: farm to bay

12:30 pm Lunch  

 

 
   
SESSION 2: SHAPING FUTURE SEQ: THE NEXT GENERATION IS HERE  Session host: Andrew O’Neill
1:30 pm Panel session: Sustainable Development Goals: Partnership for the region

 

 

Panel moderator:
Pip Courtney, ABC-TV Landline Panellists:

  • Dr Claire Brolan,
    UQ Centre for Policy Futures
  • Craig Wilson,
    Port of Brisbane
  • Hugh Possingham,
    Queensland Chief Scientist
  • Melissa Impiazzi,
    Healthy Land and Water Board
  • Simon Costanzo,
    Darwinian
 


 

   
2:30 pm Sneak peak Future Card

 

 

  • The Right Hon. Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Adrian Schrinner, Chair of the Council of Mayors
  • Simon Costanzo,
    Darwinian
  • Andrew O’Neill,
    Chief Operating Officer, Healthy Land and Water
 



03:00 pm Afternoon tea  
     
SESSION 3: OUR FUTURE CATCHMENT: GREEN OLYMPICS READY                    
  Session host: Scott Jose
3:30 pm Panel session: Getting green Olympics ready: Future SEQ needs a green and gold revolution!

 

 

Panel moderator:
Pip Courtney, ABC-TV Landline Panellists:

  • Cameron Costello,
    Deputy Chair at Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Cate Campbell, Olympian
  • Andrew O’Neill,
    Chief Operating Officer, Healthy Land and Water
  • Tim Wright, Program Manager /Branch Manager, Brisbane City Council
  • Councillor Krista Adams,
    Deputy Mayor Brisbane City Council, Chair of City Planning and Economic Development
 


 SESSION 4: INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE CATCHMENT: MAKING IT HAPPEN  Session host: Corey Davis
4:30 pm The big picture: Building the prosperity, liveability, and sustainability of our ‘future region’: our path to delivering impact.

 

 

Julie McLellan,
CEO, Healthy Land and Water
 
4:50 pm In song form: 21 years of impact for South East Queensland Bill Dennison,
Darwinian
 
4:55 pm Closing

Stephen Robertson,
Chair, Healthy Land and Water
 
5:00 pm Conference close
CONFERENCE CELEBRATION DINNER HOST: Pip Courtney
05:00 pm Pre-dinner drinks & nibbles
06:00 pm Meals & shoutouts
9:00 pm Last drinks

 

Summary

Attendees at the one-day event were treated to an engaging showcase of impactful work for the region, including:

  • Launch of the refreshed NRM Plan draft for public consultation for SEQ.
  • Launch of the 2021 Report Card and celebrated the 21st birthday of the Report Card for SEQ.
  • Reveal of the next-gen of future planning and reporting – Future Card.
  • Profiled two decades of projects and actions that will ensure SEQ’s sustainability into the future, aligned with the NRM plan.
  • Engaging panels delving into the Sustainable Development Goals and getting the catchment green Olympics ready.

 

 

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