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Perth Forum: The Science and Ethics of Fracking in WA—A Question For Us All

St George’s Cathedral, 38 Saint Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Join The Wilderness Society, Conservation Council of WA, Frack Free Future, and Doctors for the Environment at this free signature event where head meets heart to explore the science and ethics of fracking in WA.

Scientists and religious leaders will unite to discuss the impacts of fracking on household water, land, health, and community. Political parties will also attend the event to answer your questions and reveal their position on fracking before the election. If you care about about the future of our water, farmland, food, climate, and healththis is a must-attend event!

Our public forum will explore this serious issue in the lead up to the state election and will feature:

  • Hydrogeologist Dr Ryan Vogwill
  • Health academic Professor Melissa Haswell
  • Retired Anglican Bishop of Perth, The Right Reverend Bishop Tom Wilmot

Chairing proceedings, ex-Premiere Professor Carmen Lawrence will invite representatives from the major political parties to explain their positions, followed by audience questions.

With the election looming and a clear difference of opinion between the major parties, the future of fracking in WA is a question for all of us. Please join the Dean and his special guests for this essential and informative event.