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Geelong Environmental Film Festival 
Innate Ecology is pleased to present the inaugural Geelong Environmental Film Festival 2016 alongside Future Proofing Geelong and the Geelong Performing Arts Centre. The film festival, on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th February is a key feature of the annual Sustainble Living Festival.

The film festival theme, Creative Arts and Ecology, incorporates seven session on aquatic ecosystems and plastic, culture, animation, food systems, energy, biodiversity and extinction blending international and regional stories.

For more information and tickets go to or purchase tickets at the GPAC box office.


Local and Sustainable Food Forum, Geelong
Suzette Jackson hosted and spoke at the Geelong Sustainability September Forum alongside Lauren Purser of the Food System Alliance and Darren Aitken, biodynamic trainer, farm mentor and farmer, of Vortex Vegies.

Barwon Region Agribusiness Scan Presentation
G21 Agribusiness Briefing, Geelong March 2015

Enabling Local Food Economies
A special talk on the regional food hubs, and why they are important for regional cities.21st February at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre, as part of the Sustainable Living Festival 2015

How can Melbourne learn from nature! Biomimicry Swarm Australia
Suzette Jackson is one of five regional experts speaking on ‘how to create a sustainably regenerative and generous city’. 29th October at Deakin Edge, Federation Square
Future of Local Food Workshop, Melbourne
September 17th, Future of Local Food Conference, Municipal Association of Victoria
Farm & Food Entrepreneurs Forums, Sustainable Living Festival Geelong
February 14th, The Lounge, Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Sustainable Housing, Healthy Living Forums, Sustainable Living Festival Geelong
February 13th, The Lounge, Geelong Performing Arts Centre

Regenerating Cities through Food Resilience (Television Interview)
September 2013, Global TV, EcoCity 2013, Nantes, France
Sustainability in Local Government – International Gap Analysis Workshop
Thriving Neighbourhoods Conference 28th October 2013
Smarter Home MeetUp & Seminars House
September 2013, Waterfront Kitchen, Deakin University, Geelong
Our Living Future Lecture, Living Buildings and Biomimicry Forums, Tasmania
August 29th, AIA Hobart & August 30th, University of Tasmania, Launceston
Fair Food Forum Geelong
August 2013, Percy Baxter Theatre, Deakin University
Fair Food Movie Night Geelong
August 2013, Beav’s Bar, Geelong
6321 Specimen Workshop
July 2013, Courthouse Arts, Little Malop Street Geelong
Innate Ecology Sustainable Living Series – Geelong 2013