Building a New Economy for Western Australia 2018

24 August 2018 - 25 August 2018

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The objective is networking/community building, connecting the dots between existing initiatives and a precursor to the 2019 Annual New Economy Conference.

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The Symposium aims to bring people together from around Western Australia who are engaged in all aspects of the new economy, including: cooperatives, sharing projects, circular economy, renewable energy, sustainable food systems, affordable housing, ecological economics, sustainable transport, community banking and other issues. Over two days on 24th and 25th of August the Symposium will :

- Help people network and build the new economy community in Western Australia

- Connect the dots between existing initiatives and help everyone find common ground and common strategies

- Be a precursor to the 2019 Annual New Economy Conference, which is being held in Perth. Following on from events in Sydney (2016), Brisbane (2017) and Melbourne (October 2018), the 2019 NENA annual Conference is scheduled for Perth in Sept/Oct 2019. As such, this year’s event aims to build interest and act as a testbed for ideas.


- Dr Michelle Maloney, Co-Founder New Economy Network Australia (NENA) and National Convenor, Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA) (via the internet)

- Dr Jose Ramos - P2P Foundation (Global) and NENA Steering Group (Melbourne)

- Dr Amanda Cahill - CEO The Next Economy, Director Centre for Social Change (Brisbane)

- Dr. Martin Brueckner , Senior lecturer, Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability, Murdoch University

- Andrew Thomson - Systemic Designer, Circular Economy Advisor, enkel collective (Perth)


Event Information

Hosted by

The New Economy Network Australia (NENA)

Time6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

$50 waged, $25 unwaged

Contact Details

Karun Cowper at

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Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre, Murdoch University, Murdoch Drive, South Street, Murdoch Get Directions

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