Online Program

Detailed program

Friday

Plenaries & Keynotes

Plenary: What does Climate Justice in Australia look like?
First Nations activists on land rights + protecting Country.
Host: Tishiko King
Raymond Weatherall - Gamilaraay Nation, Jade Gould - Butchulla
Plenary: What's next for the Youth Climate Movement
Panel discussion with some of Australia's leading youth climate organisations.
Host: Daniel Sherrell
Panelists: Vini Gupta - AYCC, Shoi Sengupta - Tomorrow Movement, Maya Farmer - School Strike for Climate, TJ Reupena - Pacific Climate Warriors
Keynote: Our Moment
Where is the climate justice movement is at, and what is the moment we are in .
Keynote: Our Time
How we win.
Mietta Skuthorpe-Spearim

Workshops & Panels

Panel: Young People in Politics
Hear from young people in politics pushing for climate justice.
Host: Angelica Ojinnaka
Panelists: Stephen Bates - MP for Brisbane, Fatima Payman - Senator for WA
Panel: Digital Activism - Using TikTok to Create Change.
How are young creators pushing for change on platforms like TikTok
Lightning Talks: Global Social Justice Wins
What does it actually look like to build a movement that wins? Lessons from global social movements
Host: Amanda Tattersall - Sydney Policy Lab, Tom Swann
Reflections: Young People in the Media
What is the role of young people in the media in the fight for climate justice.
Reflections: The Power of Calls in the fight for Marriage Equality
What does it take to get a large portion of the population on side. Hear from the Yes campaign about how they did it.
Rose Steele, former organiser for Marriage Equality
Workshop: Climate Justice 101
Learn about what Climate Justice means, and how social justice movements intersect.
Usha Makkena and Finlay O'Connell- AYCC Training Team
Launch: Townsville listening campaign
Launching AYCC's community-led solutions campaign and how folks from Townsville can get involved
Claire Doherty and Amaya Hytch- Australian Youth Climate Coalition
Reflections: What shaped the Federal Election? The role of young people and climate change
Hear from the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition to catch up on what went down at the last federal election.
Luke Rycken - Australian Youth Affairs Coalition

Saturday

Plenaries & Keynotes

Plenary: What will it take to end gas
Hear about why the fight against gas is so urgent and how you can join the fight against the biggest fossil fuel projects across the continent.
Plenary: Imagining a future where our communities are powerful
Visions for the future -- how do we imagine a future where our communities are powerful?
India Logan-Riley- Action Station Aotearoa, Bayvick Lawrence
Keynote: Our Future
Visions for the future -- how do we imagine a future where our communities are powerful?
Keynote: Our Fight
What we're fighting for.
Keynote: Our Role
There's a role for everyone - how can you step up?
Alex Fuller- Australian Youth Climate Coalition

Workshops & Panels

Panel: Jobs and climate justice in impacted communities
How we look after jobs while transitioning away from fossil fuels
Host: Jas Walker - Tomorrow Movement
Panelists: Josie Foster, Charlie Phillips, Warrick Jordan
Launch: People of Colour Climate Network
Launching the People of Colour Climate Network (POCCN)
Grace Vegesana - Australian Youth Climate Coalition
Workshop: Communicating about climate
Learn how to effectively communicate about climate change & the issues you care about - on social media, in conversations, through campaign tactics, and more!
Tessa Fluence - Enviro Justice Australia, Joel Marlan-Tribe - ACF
Workshop: Digital identities for climate justice
This workshop with Western Sydney University's 21C Curriculum Project explores how you can use social media for climate justice. You will consider how your digital identities and practices can shift for greater influence and action in the climate movement.
Jenna Condie and Thilakshi Mallawa Arachchi - Western Sydney University
Workshop: Climate and disability justice - the importance of access & accessibility
An introduction to what accessibility is all about - written by young disabled activists in our movement. Learn about what ableism is, how we can begin to dismantle this in our movement(s), and how we make the youth climate movement more accessible for all
Andeli Zuzic - AYCC Disability Support Network
Workshop: Visual strategy and art for action
A workshop from Sunrise Movement (USA), run by AYCC on Sunrise’s visual strategy, how it applies to their own work, and to how to stage impactful actions.

Sunday

Plenaries & Keynotes

Keynote: Our Power
How we can harness our power and continue taking action outside of this space.
Keynote
Taking collective action.

Workshops & Panels

Workshop: Theories of Change
Create an understanding of how we create change, and how to identify your own theory of change and role in a social movement.
Finlay O'Connell - AYCC Training Team
Workshop: Using TikTok to organise for worker power
Learn and create TikToks that harness worker power and fight for change.
Workshop: Digital Campaigning
Learn how to use creative tactics on digital platforms.