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Public Health: Briefing for Elected Members

Cost: FREE
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30 pm (catering provided)

Please follow this link to access the LGA’s “Climate Risk Management Guidance Notes” http://www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=6788

For: Are you an elected member with a particular passion for public health?  If so, this briefing will be of interest to you. 

Overview:
This briefing will focus on why it is important for councils to consider climate risk with regard to public health.  The briefing will be accompanied by the LGA’s ‘Climate Risk Management: A guide for local government in public health in South Australia’, which will be made available to you before the briefing.

The session will provide an overview of the risks for councils as extreme events increase in number and severity.  It will explore why elected members are responsible for considering climate risks, and how legal liability may result from a failure to take action. Speakers will provide practical examples of their experiences with climate risk management in the context of public health.
 
Presenters: various

Please note: webinar option is available for councils. Please contact Emma Urvan if you wish to attend this session via webinar.