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Healthy Estuaries 2111 Forum

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
24th October 2012


   8:30                   Registration, Tea/coffee
   8:45 – 10:30        Introduction and Welcome

        Welcome to Country: Mr Harry Nannup

        An Interactive Forum: Bevan Bessen

        Introduction: Prof Richard Higgott Vice Chancellor, Murdoch University

        Opening: Hon. Bill Marmion Minister for Environment; Water

        Welcome: Hon. Paddi Creevey Mayor, City of Mandurah

        Vision: Prof. Lyn Beazley Chief Scientist

        Healthy Estuaries 2111: Dr Jane Chambers Murdoch University

          (PDF Format 3.1 MB)

        Vision and Opportunities: Prof. Mike Elliot Hull University, United Kingdom

          (PDF Format 8.7 MB)


   10:30 – 11:00     Morning Tea
   11:00 – 12:30     Sustaining values into the future interactive panel workshop

Panel members: Colleen Yates Peel Development Commission, Phil Coulthard Dolphin Discovery Centre, Zac Webb, South West Catchments Council, Andrew Rowland RecFishWest, Jos Fissioli Swan River Trust, Rob Summers Department of Agriculture and Food, WA, Brian Doy, ALCOA Australia, Julie Robert SERCUL, Fiona Valesini, Murdoch University


   12:30 – 1:15      Lunch

   1:15 – 2:45        How can we achieve Healthy Estuaries? Interactive Market Place

Presenters: Sue Campbell (Swan River Trust0, Jan Star (Peel-Harvey Catchment Council) and Bob Pond (Department of Water), Kath Lynch (GeoCatch/Department of Water), Tracey Calvert (Department of Water), Malcolm Robb (Department of Water), CatherinenThomson (Department of Water)


   2:30 – 2:45         Outcomes of the market place

   2:45 – 3:15         Afternoon Tea

   3:15 – 4:30         Coordinating input of the best information, tools and skills

        Engaging indigenous knowledge and culture: Nerilee Boshammer South West Catchments Council (PDF Format 1MB)

        Cleaning up our act- the role of psychology: Carmen Lawrence The University of Western Australia (PDF Format 750 KB)

        Environmental Science: Kerry Trayler Swan River Trust (PDF Format 920 KB)

        Liveable Cities: David Pannell The University of Western Australia                (PDF Format 1.1 MB)

        Participant input

  4:30 – 4:45        Where to from here?

        Jane Chambers Chair HE2111, Murdoch University

  4:45 – 5:00         Closing