Climate-change-related Displacement and Resettlement in the Pacific


Saturday 1 September, 9.30 – 3.30pm
Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End
Free event – light lunch will be served.

Our hoped for outcomes from the day are some clear directions for action and advocacy, particularly in relation to Australian government policy, but also in the public arena and in wider international forums.

Confirmed presenters to date

Peter Emberson
Coordinator of the Climate Change and Resettlement Thematic Programme Focus within the Pacific Conference of Churches, based in Fiji.

Ursula Rakova
Director of Tulele Peisa, the Carteret Islands resettlement program in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

Donovan Burton
Director of Climate Planning, adviser to UNICEF on the impact of climate change on children, based on research in Kiribati and Vanuatu.

Contributors from Pacific Islander communi­ties in Brisbane are also being invited, as well as participants from church-related bodies, social justice and environment groups, and
local universities.

For more information, contact Wendy Flannery at [email protected] or on 0439 771 692. Please RSVP by Wednesday 29th August for catering.

Public transport: The 199 bus leaves every 15 minutes from the Cultural Centre Bus Station.

This event is sponsored by:
    - Friends of the Earth Brisbane
    - Friends of Tulele Peisa
    - Queensland Churches
    - Together
    - Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace
    - Peace and Conflict Studies Institute Australia