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Steady State Economy Workshop

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The Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy New South Wales chapter is holding an online workshop on 23 April on “Whether the economy can serve the community’s needs” – Examination of perspectives and solutions within alternative policy frameworks.

The Steady State Economy is based from the belief that “Infinite economic growth on a finite planet is impossible. There has to be a better way to run the economy.”

The workshop the Centre is running on 23 April will focus on “What the economy is, how it can serve our community’s needs, while we embrace respect for the Natural World.”

Details for the event are available here:

Running from 9am-5pm AEST, speakers include: 

–       Dr Steven Hail, Economist and Lecturer, adjunct Assoc Prof at Torrens University;

–       Dr Philip Lawn, Ecological Economist and Lecture, Professor at Torrens University;

–       Dr Haydn Washington, Environmental Scientist, Adjunct Lecturer, Earth and Sustainability Science Research Centre, UNSW, Australia;

–       Dr Michelle Maloney, (BA/LLB, PhD) is a lawyer and co-founder of AELA and NENA;

–       Dr Mary Graham, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland;

–       Dr Frank Stilwell, Professor Emeritus in Political Economy, the University of Sydney.

Topics discussed include an introduction to the Steady-State Economy, myths which matter about public and private money and relational economics – Indigenous Perspectives. 

For more information and to receive the zoom details click here:

Photo by Markus Spiske