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AELA News – May 2018




AELA News – May 2018



Hi everyone!

We hope this email finds you well, and that you’re enjoying the turn to Autumn. In this email, we’re excited to share news about a range of events and projects AELA is working on during the next few months. Please scroll down for an update about our projects – and here are the headlines!




  • AELA AT RENEWFEST  19-20 May 2018. Mullumbimby, Northern NSW.  AELA is hosting a 2 hour workshop about GreenPrints  our fabulous project that helps local communities build Earth centred governance in their bioregion – join us for a fun, informative, interactive experience and never look at your bioregion the same way again!
  • Call for Papers closes TOMORROW – for the North Queensland New Economy Symposium, being held on Magnetic Island on 14-15 July Visit NENA’s website for all the info about how to submit a proposal to give a talk or host a workshop at this fantastic symposium.  AELA is co-hosting with the New Economy Network Australia and the North Queensland Conservation Council – join the movement that’s challenging big coal in North Queensland!
  • Join our International Symposium on Rights of Nature, Legal Personhood for Nature and Caring for Country, being held in Brisbane 25-26 October.  The Call for Proposals closes on 18th May – so visit our website, submit your proposal and we’ll see you at this exciting event which features Indigenous and non-indigenous speakers from Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Ecuador, India, Colombia, UK and Europe.
  • Rights of Nature Arts Celebration – everyone’s invited to be part of AELA’s national arts fiesta, celebrating the rights of nature.  Host a community event, creative conversation or art exhibition to celebrate the natural world and we’ll share it on our gorgeous new AELA Earth Arts website.  Visit our website to find out more.
  • International Permanent Peoples Tribunal on the Impacts of Fracking – join AELA as we present the case for why fracking, coal seam gas and other forms of unconventional gas and oil exploration violate the rights of nature.  We’re working with the Earth Law Alliance in Europe, to present the case via zoom on 17th May, 7.30am to 9.30am (Australian time).  For more information about the Rights of Nature sessions at the Tribunal, visit this website and for info updates about AELA’s session, like our facebook event page.



Don’t forget to like our facebook page and consider making a donation towards our work, by giving a one-off donation, or becoming a Monthly AELA Supporter.  Hooray!

All the best





Dr Michelle Maloney
National Convenor
Australian Earth Laws Alliance
3 May 2018