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Peter Newman

Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University and is on the Board of Infrastructure Australia that is funding infrastructure for the long term sustainability of Australian cities. For 30 years after he attended Stanford University during the first oil crisis he warned cities about preparing for peak oil. Peter’s book with Jeff Kenworthy Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence was launched in the White House in 1999. He was a Councillor in the City of Fremantle from 1976-1980 where he lives.

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Byrski tours South West WA

Liz Byrski is heading to Busselton, Margaret River and Albany to talk about In Love and War: nursing heroes. The bestselling author of Gang of Four and Belly Dancing for Beginners will appear at Barefoot Books on 29 July, Margaret River Bookshop on 30 July and at The Garrison with Paperbark Merchants on 1 August.

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