School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

2018 Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture/SEES Prize Night

This year's lecture was held on 17 August with guest speaker Kate Smolski, CEO, Nature Conservation Council

Kate SmolskiKate Smolski is a professional environmental advocate with over fifteen years of experience in grassroots organizing, campaign strategy, media relations, policy and lobbying. Her campaign work has focused on climate change, clean energy and lands and wildlife protection.

Kate has been the CEO of the Nature Conservation Council for 4 years leading a team of over 20 professional staff. The Nature Conservation Council is a movement of passionate people who want nature in NSW to thrive. We represent more than 150 groups and hundreds of thousands of people who share this vision. Together, we are a powerful voice for nature. Today, we are focussed on:

  • Tackling climate change by cleaning up our dirty electricity system;
  • Ending deforestation on farms and in forests;
  • Restoring our rivers to health; and
  • Protecting the marine life in our coastal waters.

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Last reviewed: 23 August, 2018