4 April 2014
Australian Greens Senator for Queensland and environmental lawyer Larissa Waters will deliver a free public lecture at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Tuesday 8 April.
The lecture, titled ‘Big mining, not a lot of women and a whole lot of three word slogans – the state of the Parliament’ is part of a free series organised by USC’s Social Work and Human Services programs.
Senator Waters is the Australian Greens spokesperson on Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Heritage; Mining and Coal Seam Gas; Cape York, Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea; and World Heritage and Population.
As an environmental lawyer she worked in the community sector for nine years advising people how to use the law to protect the environment. She was named Australian Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year 2010 by the Law Council of Australia.
Senator Green’s lecture will give insights into the highs and lows of the Federal Parliament.
The free public lecture will be held from 2-3pm on Tuesday in USC’s Lecture Theatre 7.
— David Cameron