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The Governor and Mr Howard will host an Environment and Science Public Lecture at Government House Melbourne.


The Governor of Victoria, the Hon Linda Dessau AC, and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC, invite members of the public to attend a free public lecture at Government House, Melbourne on Wednesday 11 September 2019.

Some of Victoria’s leading environment and science experts will speak on the innovative ideas and solutions currently being developed to adapt to the challenges of Victoria’s climate.  Associate Professor Anthony Boxshall, Principal of Science into Action, will moderate a panel discussion with:

  • Professor Richard Eckard, Director of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre, The University of Melbourne
  • Professor Ros Gleadow, Professor of Plant Sciences, Monash University
  • Professor Nigel Tapper, Professor of Environmental Science, Monash University and the Water Sensitive Cities Cooperative Research Centre
  • Dr Pandora Hope, Principal Research Scientist Australian Bureau of Meteorology.

Attendance is free, however registration is essential as seating is limited.  Attendees are asked to bring a form of photo identification and will be required to undergo security screening involving wanding and bag checks on arrival at Government House.  Please note there is no parking on site for this event. Gates open at 5.00 pm, and official proceedings will commence at 6.00pm.

 Refreshments will be served following official proceedings, and the event will conclude at 7.30 pm.

Please register for your free ticket via EventBrite