Dr Poelina's presentation includes a short film, ‘Warloongarriy Law First Law’ (20mins). The presentation includes visual poetry to portray the meaning of ‘First Law’. Dr Poelina makes the connection between the beginning of the Anthropocene and the attempts of humans to dominate and control the natural environment through technological and economic advancement which have altered earth and human systems.
Dr Anne Poelina - “Indigenous scientist, human and earth rights activist” - 25 November, State Reception Centre, Kings Park, Perth Western Australia - TEDxPerth Countdown: WA Climate Leadership Summit will bring together 200 of WA’s most active and influential leaders in the race to a carbon neutral WA. TEDxPerth is a great opportunity for the WA to kickstart emissions reduction. This is an opening for Indigenous leaders and scientist to share “Climate change mitigation will only succeed if grounded in Indigenous and collective wisdom”! (Dr Anne Poelina)
PRESS RELEASE - On 6 November 2020, Hon. Ministers Kelly, MacTiernan, Dawson and Wyatt announced the release of the Managing Water in the Fitzroy River Catchment: Discussion paper for stakeholder consultation. The paper is open for public comment until 5pm (WST) on Monday 31 May 2021.
Education City Speaker Series: With a focus on highlighting the big ideas shaping our world today, Education City Speaker Series provides a platform for our community to have captivating conversations with passionate thought leaders and changemakers from all over the world.
'Looking After Our Spirit' starring Anne Poelina has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 MY HERO International Film Festival! Here's a comment from the judges: "We admire the passion and commitment displayed by Dr. Anne Poelina in your film to make the world a better place. We appreciate your efforts to bring these important stories to life through film."
To celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020 join us for an exclusive viewing of Dr Anne Poelina’s film (35mins) Mardoowarra River: Always Was, Always Will Be, and presentation where she will share with us her insights and experience as a global Indigenous water rights and environmental justice advocate.
In Western Australia’s remote northern region of The Kimberley, Indigenous seasonal and ecological knowledge is playing a crucial role in building resilience to climate change.
A spectacular cultural event showcasing the ‘Serpents Tale’ film by Mark Jones, short films by the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council Youth Film Project directed by Stephanie King, stories by Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council Traditional Owners & Elders co-produced with Ngikalikarra Media. A night of cultural celebrations, dance, presentations and more.
The Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council, an alliance of Traditional Owner groups in the Fitzroy River catchment in the Kimberley, congratulates the Western Australian Government’ on their rapid responses to COVID 19.