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25 May 2020

Reasons for hope as resilience forum comes to Bairnsdale

A GROUNDBREAKING NEW PROGRAM aimed at building resilience and hope in rural communities is connecting world-leading experts with Bairnsdale and Gippsland tomorrow (26 May) at 8:45am.

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 Gippsland community.


8:45am-11am, 26 May 2020

Speakers include:

  • Lorraine Gordon, director of strategic projects at the National Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, based out of Southern Cross University.
  • 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

Anyone who is interested in joining this free, online forum can register their details at this website:

Journalists interesting in attending the forum or arranging an interview with the speakers can contact Lara Nicholson on 0431 050 768

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