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18 May 2020

New forum to build Bega community resilience after the fires

A GROUNDBREAKING NEW PROGRAM aimed at building resilience and hope in rural communities is connecting world-leading experts with Bega and the South Coast on 19 May.

Farmers for Climate Action, a group of farmers and rural leaders working to ensure farmers are a key part of the solution to climate change, are hosting a virtual Community Resilience forum for the Bega and South Coast community.

Speakers include:


  • Greg Mullins, AO, chair of Emergency Leaders for Climate Action and Climate Councillor
  • Dr Rob Gordon, a clinical psychologist who has been working in the field of disaster recovery since Ash Wednesday in 1983.
  • Denis Ginnivan, a grassroots political leader and foundation member of Voices for Indi.
  • Wendy Cohen, CEO of Farmers for Climate Action


The forum is open to the entire community. Anyone who is interested in joining this free, online forum can register their details at:

Journalists interested in attending the forum or arranging an interview with the speakers can contact Lara Nicholson on 0431 050 768 or Vai Shah on 0452 290 082.

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