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Sat, 21 Oct

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Melbourne

Upcoming Event

Children, Cities, Nature and the Planet: Joining the Dots -a Seminar with Independent Scholar Tim Gill and Dr Dimity Williams

Upcoming Event
Upcoming Event

Time & Location

21 Oct, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm AEDT

Melbourne, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

About the event

Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility. He is the author of Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities, and No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society. His website is rethinkingchildhood.com. 

Tim’s talk will show how planning, design and culture change can create healthier, greener, more liveable neighbourhoods, and why a ‘children’s lens’ is a powerful catalyst for change in towns and cities.  

Dr Dimity Williams is a mother, nature lover and family doctor. She is the author of Nature, Our Medicine: How the natural world sustains us. Passionate about integrating nature into health care, Dimity delights in issuing nature prescriptions and believes nature play is essential for children. She is a co-founder of the Kids in Nature Network.

Presented by Kids in Nature Network in collaboration with Eco Learning Network and Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria 

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