Sustainability Talks

Join us in a series of Sustainability Talks produced in collaboration with Macquarie University. These solutions based talks bring together some of the leading thinkers in their respective fields to discuss what is happening across policy, private industry and research to tackle Sydney’s increasing development in a sustainable way. 

Podcasts & Videos

These Podcasts have been brought to you by 2SER and Macquarie University. 

urban-resilience.jpg Urban Resilience

A program of talks by expert speakers about Urban Resilience with the presenters Ed Blakely - Director of Recovery in New Orleans after Katrina Disaster (2007-2009), Kristin Gabrielle - Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, 100 Resilient Cities, David Webber - Senior Community Engagement Officer, State Emergency Service, Kylie McMahon - Senior Coordinator Environment, City of Ryde.



trainstation_mrec.jpg Transport

Looking at solutions to increase sustainable transport in Sydney and reducing the congestion on our streets. Guest presenters Marg Prendergast, Coordinator General for Transport NSW, Zara Crichton, General Manager of Connect Macquarie Park + North Ryde, and Rebecca Edwards, Director Projects & Programs, Sustainable Business Australia.



Green and Public Spaces

Explore how we can increase the value and amount of green and public space in Sydney with the increasing pressure of development and population growth. Guest presenters include Dr Peter Davies, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Planning, Macquarie University, Adrian McGregor, Founder and CEO of McGregor Coxall, Kylie Legge, Founding Director of Place Partners, and Ben Peacock, Founder of Republic of Everyone.



Cultural and Natural Heritage

Learn how we can integrate and value Australia’s cultural and natural heritage in a modern culture with presenters Dr Emilie Ens, Corss Cultural Ecologist, Macquarie University, Dr Donna Houston, Director of the Bachelor of Planning Program, Macquarie University, and Sarah Holland-Clift, Coordinator of the Parramatta River Catchment Group.