CityTalks

Global issues, ideas and conversations.

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Rewatch CityTalks: A green led recovery featuring Jane Fonda

On Tuesday 30 March 2021 we heard important discussions on climate, sustainability, Australia’s economic potential, and how we can act now to future proof our planet for our next generation.

Navigate to each of the keynote speakers and panel discussion using the chapters shown on the play bar. 


We aim to inspire, inform, educate and engage the community in an international dialogue to realise our 2030 vision.

Our CityTalks are free events that feature high profile international or national keynote speakers and a discussion panel of local and international experts.

World-renowned speakers

Audiences at our CityTalks have heard from:

  • Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, and former President of Ireland
  • Connie Hedegaard, former European Commissioner for Climate Action
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web
  • David Suzuki, award winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster
  • Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist
  • Chris Anderson, curator of TED Conference
  • David McWilliams, economist, author and broadcaster
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A group of people sitting in a conference.

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