Garrett and Heath on sustainability

Queensland’s Chief Scientist Dr Geoff Garrett and Queensland Solar City community engagement manager Julie Heath will be joining us for drinks at this September’s get-together. The Theme of the night will be Sustainability in Queensland – Science and the Environment.

Dr Garrett was appointed Queensland Chief Scientist from January 2011, after 8 years as Chief Executive and member of the Board of CSIRO.

The Queensland Solar City project is part of the Australian Government’s leading-edge Solar Cities program.

The project will trial a range of initiatives that aim to reduce wasteful energy usage, increase solar energy usage and cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50,000 tonnes.

What:

Sustainability in Queensland – Science and the Environment

When:

Wednesday 14th Spetember 2011, 6pm-8pm

Where:

Ship Inn, Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets Southbank Parklands

Entry:

Free. Meals and drinks at bar prices

RSVP:

Please RSVP robbie[at]econnect.com.au ASAP so we can cater for numbers

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About Susan Kirk

Susan Kirk is a freelance science journalist, with a degree in journalism and qualifications in horticulture. She has written for many different publications but lately writes extensively for Fairfax media. She wrote a number of the Taste booklets (Global Food and Wine) which showcased Australian produce and producers and even did a stint as a restaurant critique. She loves growing, cooking and consuming food so over the years the interest in ornamental plants turned into an interest in food plants, especially herbs. She is a member of the Media Alliance, and is a member of and the Queensland web editor for the Australian Science Communicators.