PIA Conference 2009 Brisbane

The Global Financial Crisis

Beyond Business as Usual.

One Day Conference
Saturday, 12 September 2009
9:00am - 4:30pm

Includes lunch and teas
Quire Hall, Building A, Creative Learning Centre
Brisbane Girls Grammer School,
Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill, Brisbane

RSVP appreciated: SMS "YES" and names to 0412 278 808
or call (07) 3122-7106


Larissa Waters - Qld. Greens Senate Candidate -

               "The New Green Economy"

Mundanara Bayles - BIMA, 98.9 FM Presenter

Ross Watson - Indigenous Elder

Prof. Sohail Innayatullah - Tamkang University -

               "Seven Reasons for Optimism: Rethinking the global environment"

Dr. Marcus Bussey - University of the Sunshine Coast -

               "Resources Beyond the Market"

Dr. Michael Towsey - Queensland University of Technology -

               "A Cooperative Economy is Possible"


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PIA promotes education and research into alternative social and economic futures. In particular it is dedicated to:

  • Cooperative economics
  • Self-reliant communities
  • Economic democracy through economic decentralisation & cooperative enterprises
  • Sustainable resource management
  • New definitions of economic progress


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