Formed in 2011, the Eastern Alliance for Sustainable Learning (EASL) is comprised of five member Councils from Melbourne's east (Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges). EASL provides professional development, learning and networking opportunities for early years, primary and secondary schools throughout the year.
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Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australians foremost researchers on social trends. She is the author of numerous books including How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference (Murdoch books, 2020). She currently runs an independent research and consultancy firm focussing on social justice issues, in particularly climate change and the environment. She works closely with The Sunrise Movement on the Climate Compass Project as well as with many other climate and environment NGOs. She is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Australian Parents for Climate Action. Rebecca co-presented The Mick Dark Talk for The Future 2021 with Professor Tim Flannery on how we can address climate change in Australia.
Rebecca has researched the social and political dimensions of food and cooking throughout her career and has published on these topics in books and articles. She has written and presented two episodes of RN’s Future Tense, on climate change and food and ageing and food. She presented at MAD Syd in 2017 with Rene Redzepi and David Chang. She is on the Advisory Group of MAD Sydney. She wrote a children’s book, Nonna’s Gnocchi celebrating the job of grandparents cooking with their children.