Climate Change Despair & Empowerment Roadshow Schedule

Media Kit

If you are interested to organise an 90-minute presentation or all-day workshop for the Climate Change Despair & Empowerment Roadshow, please contact Ruth Rosenhek or John Seed



Presenter Address
North Queensland      
Hervey Bay 29/7, 2PM Kelly

Venue: TBA , Contact Liz Knight

Bundaberg 30/7, 7PM Kelly Neighborhood House, Targo Street. Contact Ann Jarman
Mackay 31/7 11AM Kelly Central QLD University, Cook Lecture Theatre. Contact Patricia Julien
Mackay 31/7, 6PM Kelly Environment Centre 156 Wood St. Contact Patricia Julien
Hamilton Island 1/8, 10AM   Venue TBA, Contact Ake' Rapana
Whitsundays 1/8 6:30PM Kelly PCYC Building (Altmann Ave - east off Shute Harbour Road), Cannonvale. Contact Patricia Julien
Sarina 2/8, 6PM Kelly

Sarina Cultural Hall Anzac Street behind the Shire Council Building, 65 Broad St. Supported by Sarina Shire Counci. Contact Patricia Julien

Cairns 4/8, 1PM Kelly EnviroFiesta, Film and Forum space. See
North America      
Vancouver 15/8 7pm Kelly The Space Centre, contact Andrea Reimer
BC Aug 16 Kelly  
Port Townsend Aug 17 Kelly Masonic Hall contact Deborah Stinson 1338 Jefferson, corner of Jefferson and Van Buren, behind the Post Office
Vashon Island      
Seattle Aug 22 Kelly contact Andrea Faste
Portland Aug 24 Kelly contact Betsy Toll
Eugene Aug 26 Kelly E.W.E.B. Training Room, 500 East
4th Ave., 7 PM to 9 PM contact Kate Gessert
Ashland Aug 28 Kelly contact Barry Snitkin
Takilma or Cave Junction Aug 29 Kelly contact Barry Snitkin
Williams Aug 30 Kelly contact Barry Snitkin
Arcata Sept 2 Kelly  
Bay Area      
Santa Cruz      
John Seed in North America April 14 - May 20    

Mid North Coast & Hunter Valley

Kempsey May 7 7:30PM Kelly high school auditorium
Taree May 8 7PM Ruth St Marys Hall, Albert Street. Contact, sponsored by Climate Action Group Taree
Pacific Palms May 9 2PM Ruth Recreation Club, Contact
Forster May 9 5:30PM Ruth Golf Club, Contact
Hawks Nest May 10 10AM Ruth Golf Club, Contact
Salamander Bay May 10 7PM Ruth Tomaree Community Centre, Salamander Bay Town Centre, sponsored by Climate Action Tomaree (CAT), Contact
Newcastle May 11 7PM Ruth Hunter Room, Newcastle City Hall. Contact 85881260 or 0425 253 860 or
Gosford May 12 2PM Ruth Erina Centre at Erina Fair, Karalta Road Erina, supported by Gosford City Council and Central Coast ACF. Contact Environmental Education Officer. bookings on 4325 8222 refreshments & tea
Southern Highlands 1 Day Workshop May 12 9:30AM Emma/Claire

Kerever Park Spirituality Centre, Southern Highlands. Bookings required at
or ring Sandra on 0403 79077, sponsored by Climate Action Now - Wingecarribee

Lake Macquarie May 17 6-8PM Claire Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, John Street Warners Bay. Contact 85881260 or 0425 253 860 or
Caloundra May 17 7PM Emma Rose Caloundra Catholic Church, 61 Edmund St. Climate Change, Despair and Empowerment - A Christian
Sponsored by Caloundra Catholic Church. Contact
Beaudesert May 25 Emma Rose Contact sponsored by Rotary 'Preserve Planet Earth'
Newcastle 1 Day Workshops June 2 9-5PM

Claire /Emma

Hamilton South Community Centre Cnr Fowler and Ogeden Sts Hamilton South, Bookings: 0419 634 578



Roadshow or Gore Presenter


Presenter Address
Woodford Folk Festival D&E Roadshow Dec 27-Jan 1 John/Ruth GreenHouse
Coffs Harbour D&E Roadshow Jan 25, 7.30PM John Jetty Theatre
Bellingen D&E Roadshow Jan 26, 7.30PM John Memorial Hall
Port Macquarie D&E Roadshow Jan 27, 6.30PM John Sea Acres
Bundagen D&E Roadshow Jan 28, 7.30PM John school
Bellingen *day workshop

Feb 4, 9.30-5.30

Rohan Showground
Canberra D&E Roadshow Feb 6 John 6pm in the RECEPTION ROOM, ACT ASSEMBLY
South Building, London Circuit, Civic by donation
D&E Roadshow

Feb 7th,
6 to 8pm

John Richmond Town Hall 333 Bridge Rd Richmond sponsored by the City of Yarra, Friends of the Earth, Alternative Technology Association, Zero Emission Network, ASCENT and The Centre for Ecology & Spirituality
Ballarat D&E Roadshow Feb 8th
John Mulkearns Theatre of Aquinas Campus (ACU)
1200 Mair street Ballarat)
Northern NSW        
Uki Gore Presenter Feb 9, 7:30pm   Uki Hall,
Lismore Gore Presenter Feb 9, 7:30pm   Red Dove (Uniting Church hall, Keen St nr cnr Woodlark) contact
Kyogle Gore Presenter Feb 10, 7.30pm   Memorial Hall contact
Nimbin Gore Presenter Feb 10, 7.30pm   Nimbin Hall, contact Nimbin Enviro Centre Food From Fairyland dance with local musicians
Mullumbimby Gore Presenter Feb 11 7pm   Pioneer Hall, Gordon Street contact
Byron Bay Gore Presenter Feb 11 7.30pm
  Ewingsdale Hall contact
Bangalow Gore Presenter Feb 13 7.30pm   A&I Hall contact
Ballina Gore Presenter Feb 15 6.30 pm   Richmond Room contact
Ashgrove Brisbane Gore Presenter Feb 15, 7pm   St Michael's Church Hall, Banks St Ashgrove. Chris McGrath Contact
Coogee Sydney D&E Roadshow Feb 17, 4 til 6pm Ruth Randwick Town Hall Contact
Sutherland Gore Presenter Feb 20, 7PM   Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre is located at 782 The Kingsway Gymea, 5 minutes walk from the railway station. Contact : More info
Northern NSW        
Bangalow   Feb 20, 6.30PM
Ruth Hypothetical, A&I Hall, contact
Murwillumbah D&E Roadshow Feb 21 ,7.30PM Ruth Murwillumbah Civic Auditorium, Tumbulgun Road, sponsored by Tweed Shire Council with intro by Max Boyd
Kyogle D&E Roadshow Feb 21, 7.30PM John Memorial Hall contact
Byron Bay D&E Roadshow Feb22, 7.30 Ruth Community Centre contact
Ballina D&E Roadshow Feb 22, 6:30PM John The Richmond Room Contact
Mullumbimby D&E Roadshow Feb 23, 7PM Ruth Pioneer Hall, Gordon Street contact
Nimbin D&E Roadshow Feb23, 7.30PM John Town Hall, contact
Uki D&E Roadshow Feb 24, 7.30PM Ruth Uki Hall, contact followed by dance with DJ Pulse/Glo Café & Channelfree with guest vocalist Deya Dova. Chai and cakes available.
Lismore D&E Roadshow Feb 24 7.30PM John Red Dove (Uniting Church hall, Keen St nr cnr Woodlark) sponsored by Lismore City Council - contact



*day workshop Feb 24 9.30-4.30

Mary Stringer
Ruth Yeatman
Tathra Street

Collingwood library, 11 Stanton Street Abbotsford, beside Collingwood train station
Sydney Feb-March        
Coogee D&E Roadshow Feb 17, 4 til 6pm Ruth Randwick Town Hall Contact sponsored by Climate Action Group - Coogee
Sutherland D&E Roadshow Mar 6th, 7PM Ruth

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre is located at 782 The Kingsway Gymea, 5 minutes walk from the railway station. Contact :

Sydney D&E Roadshow Mar 7th, midday Ruth Mechanics' School of ArtsMitchell Auditorium on Level 1, 280 Pitt Street. Contact 9262 7300 or email sponsored by Mechanics School of Arts
Wollongong D&E Roadshow Mar 8, 7PM Ruth

Corrimal Community Centre, Grevillea Hall - Short St, Corrimal , Contact or 4227 7494 sponsored by Wollongong City Council

Sydney University D&E Roadshow Mar 9, 3PM Ruth Holme Building Reading Room, contact
Bondi D&E Roadshow Mar 9, 7PM Ruth North Bondi Surf Club, sponsored by Women for Change Alliance and Climate Action Bondi Group
U of Queensland D&E Roadshow Mar 14, 2PM Ruth Innes Room, Student union complex
West End D&E Roadshow Mar 14, 6:30PM Ruth Ahimsa House.Contact sponsored by Friends of the Earth Brisbane and The Wilderness Society
Paddington D&E Roadshow Mar 14, 7PM John Paddington Workers’ Club, Latrobe Tce, Paddington contact
Park Ridge State High School D&E Roadshow Mar 15 12.20pm John  
Ashgrove D&E Roadshow Mar 15, 7PM John St Michaels Church Hall, Banks Street, Ashgrove contact Emma Rose
Griffith Uni D&E Roadshow Mar 15, 7pm Ruth Nathan Campus, EcoCentre, Contact
Yeronga D&E Roadshow Mar 16, 7:30PM Ruth Somerville House Water Sports Centre, Brisbane Corso, Contact (07) 3403 8605 or email
Fortitude Valley D&E Roadshow Mar 17 John & Ruth Catholic Climate Conference, St James College, 201 Boundary St. Contact Social Action Office
Nudgee * day workshop Mar 18, 9.30-5.30 John & Ruth St Vincent's Centre, 125 Queens's Rd, Nudgee, just off the Gateway Motorway contact
Sunshine Coast        
Cooroy D&E Roadshow Mar 27 7pm John Cooroy Bowls Club Opal St Contact: 5471 1665
University of the Sunshine Coast D&E Roadshow Mar 28 noon John Lecture Theatre 3 USC, Stringybark Rd Sippy Downs Contact: Susie Chapman 0400 910 682
Noosa Heads D&E Roadshow Mar 28 7pm John The ‘Junction’ (The ‘J’) Corner of Noosa Drive and Grant Street Noosa Junction Contact Leonie Shanahan 5474 5892
Chevallum D&E Roadshow Mar 28 7pm Kelly Tudhope Chevallum State School After School Care Building 460 Chevallum Rd Contact: Robyn Cook 5445 9923
Binna Burra D&E Roadshow Mar 28 Ruth Courageous Conversations - Transforming Energy - Inverting Power, Transitioning to Renewables, Preparing for Climate Change
Bribie Island D&E Roadshow Mar 29 1PM Ruth

Bribie Island Library, Cnr 1st Ave & Welsby Parade, Hosted by Caboolture Shire Council Contact:

Caloundra D&E Roadshow Mar 29 7pm John Beausang Room Caloundra Civic Centre Contact: Anne Wensley 5437 0011 .
Gympie D&E Roadshow Mar 29 7pm Ruth Gympie - Community Band Hall, Red Hill Rd, Gympie (opposite the Gympie Uniting Church) contact Zela Bissett
Maroochydore D&E Roadshow Mar 29 7pm Kelly Tudhope Millwell Road Community Centre 11 Millwell Rd (East), Maroochydore Contact: Doug & Linda Mahony 5476 4567
Eumundi D&E Roadshow Mar 30 7pm Ruth Eumundi CWA Hall Gayle Richens 5446 8248
Kawana Waters D&E Roadshow Mar 31 10am Ruth Sustainable Living Speakers’ Forum Sunscoast Living Expo Quad Park, Bokarina Kawana Waters Contact; Jo Turner
Beerwah D&E Roadshow Mar 31 2pm Ruth Beerwah Community Hall 12 Turner St Julia Gee & David Beattie Phone: 5494 0347.
Maleny D&E Roadshow Mar 31 5pm Ruth Maleny Showground Pavilion Showground Rd. Contact Alice Hungerford
0407 909 315
Yandina Despair & Empowerment workshop Apr 1 all day Ruth Yandina RSL Hall, North Street, Yandina (adjoining where the Yandina Markets are held.  The hall is also very close to the Blue House and Yandina Community Permaculture Gardens nearby on the corner of Farrell St & North Street Yandina). Please bring food to share. Bookings with Chris on 5442 1555 or email
Rozelle D&E Roadshow April 19 6:30PM Ruth Sydney College of the Arts Rozelle, in Callan Park. Sponsored by The Courthouse Group. Contact
Mount Annan D&E Roadshow April 20 5:30PM Ruth 1 Mount Annan Drive, Sponsored by Global Food Relief. Contact 4647 6594
Bowral D&E Roadshow April 21, 7PM Ruth Bowral Uniting Church Hall, cnr Bendooley & Boolwey Sts, hosted by CANWin(Climate Action Now! Wingecarribee) Contact 0403 790777 or                     
Katoomba D&E Roadshow April 22, 2PM Ruth Civic Centre, Supported by Blue Mountains City Council, See-Change, Blackheath Climate Action Now (CAN)Friends of the Earth Blue Mountains, the Blue Mountains Nuclear Free Group and the Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre. Contact / 02 4782 1181 / 0421 356 067
Chatswood D&E Roadshow April 24, 7PM Ruth Council Chambers,Level 6, 31 Victor St, sponsored by Willoughby City Council, contact 9777 1000 or
Canungra D&E Roadshow April 30, 6:30PM Emma Rose Canungra "School of Arts" Hall, Christie Street. Hosted by CADA & Presented by CC Roadshow and ACF Educators. Sponsored by Canungra Hotel. Contact

If you are intersted to organise an evening or all-day workshop for the Climate Change Despair and Empowerment Roadshow, please contact Ruth and/or John .