In Conversation :  Renewed Agriculture

In Conversation : Renewed Agriculture

First Nations Futures
Fri Oct 4 7:15 PM
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Prospectors Hall
General Admission

Facilitated by the festival’s Artistic Director Lydia Fairhall, a panel of eco-documentary makers, community members and First Nations land management specialists, will gather to create dialogue and engage in critical discussion around an issue close to the heart.

World renowned Indigenous Firestick Practitioner, filmmaker, artist and traditional knowledge land management consultant Victor Steffensen (Tagalaka) will share his insights into how traditional land management practices can regenerate landscape and bring life back to areas that have become depleted. Victor has traveled extensively throughout Australia, and the world helping people manage bush fires, working with Rural Fire Bridgades, pastoralists and local communities to repair and protect their land.

Panelists include Leanne Sommer, Project Manager for Sustainable Agriculture, World Wide Fund for Nature Australia, and Sean Ryan from Private Forestry Service Queensland.                                                                                                                                                                                  

“What we’re simply doing is showing people the land is the boss and the land is the one that leads us”

Victor Steffensen. 



This forum  is part of an inspiring trilogy of Friday night events exploring our beautiful natural world, the way we care for and cultivate it and how that informs our relationship to the land and each other.

In Conversation and Films  |  5.30pm - 9.30pm Fri 4 Oct 

Session 1 : 5.30pm - 6.45pm
Caring for Culture : The Saltwater Story + Q&A
Break : 6.45pm – 7.15pm First Nation artist Kev Starkey Live in the Gold Bar
Session 2 : 7.15pm - 8.00pm
In Conversation : Renewed Agriculuture - First Nations Futures
Session 3  : 8.30pm - 9.20pm
Caring for Country : Short Form Eco Documentaries
Warburdur Bununu – Water Shield & Saving Seagrass

Want to attend all  3 Sessions? 
Save with a 3 session ticket $25 - Book here 

Prospectors Hall

32 Mellor Street Gympie, QLD , 4570

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