Preparing for Power Station Closure Forum Newcastle

Date: 13-Feb-2019



13 February 2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 


Hunter Community Environment Centre


Wangi Workers Club 11 - 19 Market Street Wangi Wangi




Vales Point power station is set to close in 2028, Eraring power station in 2032.

Attend the forum and join the conversation about problems and possibilities presented by power station closure to the workforce, the environment and public health.


- Luke Van Der Meulen, Former Head of CFMEU Mining & Energy Division Victoria on the importance of embracing the transition

- Dr. Sujata Allan, Doctors for the Environment on health impacts

- Dr. Larissa Schneider, Environmental Chemist on heavy metal contamination in sediment and lakes from power stations in NSW

- Dr. Vanessa Bowden, Environmental Sociologist on factors needed to enact the phased closure of power stations and community involvement

- Paul Winn and Jo Lynch, Hunter Community Environment Centre on water pollution and coal-ash re-use solutions

RSVP To find out more, go to the event page here