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Australia China Council grants – Calls for Expressions of Interest

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NSW Premier Mike Baird launches China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) in Shanghai. 

 

“I encourage young people from across China and NSW to get involved in this exciting new initiative,” Mr Baird said.

 

“A new initiative will bring together 100 young innovators from China and match them with 100 bright young minds from Australia for a five-day innovation workshop as part of CAMP,” he said.

“This initiative reflects the essence behind the Vivid Ideas program, which promotes ideas, discussion and debate.
“Successful applicants will be asked to work together to consider challenges common to both countries before being given an opportunity to pitch their ideas to compete for grants, venture capital, and consideration in the Premier’s Innovation Initiative” Mr Baird said.

CAMP was recently recognised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Australia China Council (ACC) with a seed grant. ACC awarded funding to 33 projects in the new strategic priority areas of Education, Economic Diplomacy, Arts and Culture and Australian Studies in China.

“The China Australia Millennial Project is supported, among many other government and private sponsors, by the Australia-China Council as a new platform with significant potential to enable future champions of bilateral engagement to meet, build relationships and make practical contributions to Australia-China relations and broad global challenges”.
 
The Australia-China Council was established by the Australian Government to promote people-to-people connectivity between Australia and China. 

Calls for expressions of interest from Chinese and Australian innovators aged 18 – 35 are now open at www.australiachina.org. Express interest today or share this with those who might be keen to.

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One Planet Seminar – BioRegional

Simon Wild (CEO, Cundall) and Caroline Noller (Founder, Footprint Company) will be joined by Pooran Desai (Co-Founder, BioRegional and International Director, One Planet Communities) to discuss a One Planet Vision – how ecological footprinting and the One Planet Living model have been used in projects and businesses both locally and abroad to achieve this vision.

At this event we welcome three speakers talking about three aspects of One Planet Living.

One Planet Living and Communities, Pooran Desai Co-founder of Bioregional and One Planet Living, Pooran Desai, will talk about the One Planet Communities concept. This concept looks to create a network of earth’s greenest neighbourhoods, where it is easy, attractive and affordable for people to live a healthy, happy lifestyle within a fair share of our planet’s resources. Pooran will use case studies to demonstrate how this can work.

One Planet Projects, Dr. Caroline Noller Director of the Footprint Company, Dr. Caroline Noller will present on Ecological footprint. Caroline’s background in construction economics and management means she is a passionate advocate of efficiency and evidenced based sustainable design practice.

One Planet Company, Simon Wild Cundall become the first consultancy in the world to become a One Planet Living Company. Cundall’s CEO, Simon Wild talk about the successes, failures, lessons learnt, obstacles so far, and the challenges ahead to run a business within the resources of a single planet.

Cost: Free
Place/Time:
Cundall’s Sydney office: Level 1, 48 Alfred Street, Milsons Point
Monday, 27 May | 5:00 pm.
More info – Registers: http://cundallconnectionsopl.eventbrite.com/

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