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  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Gregory Place, 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000
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Geography in Conversation

Speakers, Ms Sue Sargent, K’gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Advisory Committee (KWHAC), Adjunct Assoc Professor Kim Walker, USC, K’gari Research and Learning Centre and Assoc Professor Fiona Foley, artist and author of Biting the Clouds: A Badtjala perspective on the Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act.

“K’gari (Fraser Island) and the surrounding waters are the traditional land and sea country of the Butchulla People. … K’gari’s World Heritage listing and national park status make it a precious part of Australia’s natural and cultural heritage.”  Quote … Professor Paul Bertsch.,

Come along and take part in the discussion on the geography, ecology, fauna, flora, history, and tourism of K’gari and how the Butchulla Peoples are working to future proof it, care for it and build strong partnerships.

Each speaker will have 8 minutes to spotlight their work.

During the Q&A forum the audience will have up to 60 minutes to ask questions of the experts on their projects.

Light refreshments are served before you settle in for an informed conversation on a topic of interest to us all.

Please post your questions on notice to:


Date: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Time:  5:30 pm light refreshments – doors open @ 5:15pm 

             6:00 – 6:30 pm Presentations

             6:30 – 7:30 Q&A Forum

             7:30 – 8:00 Mingling 

Place: Gregory Place, Leve 1, 28Fortescue St. Spring Hill 

Cost: $5.00 for refreshments, included in registration. 

Cost: $5.00 Members 

$10.00 Non-Members 

$5.00 Students 

Photo: Ms Sue Sargent

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