Justin Murphy

View from the chair

Chair for the recent Charles Darwin Symposium, Justin Murphy described the event as both stark and stimulating, with a diverse range of speakers bringing real urgency and immediacy to a whole range of regional environmental issues. Read more >>

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CDSS Prepare for Impact! attendees - Mal Nairn Auditorium

Message from the Charles Darwin Symposium convenors

The 8th Charles Darwin Symposium, ‘Prepare for Impact! When people and the environment collide in the tropics’ was an extremely successful event, attended by more than 200 delegates. Read more >>

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Dr Leena Srivastava

Charles Darwin Symposium ‘tense, confronting and honest'

“Tense, confronting and honest” is how the Chair of the Symposium, Justin Murphy, described day one of the forum. Read more >>

Joe Morrison

Indigenous social policy tackled at Symposium

The Symposium audience was given a strong message about the need for governments to re-think Indigenous social and economic policy. Read more >>

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CDSS registrationd desk

Charles Darwin Symposium lifts the lid on regional risks

Emerging infectious tropical diseases, biodiversity in crisis, drivers of change and prospects for the future were just some of the topics discussed during the second day of the Charles Darwin Symposium. Read more >>

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South East Asian Biodiversity in Crisis, co-authored by Professor Barry Brook and Associate Professor Navjot Sodhi

Local knowledge the key to global solutions in new book

The co-authors of a new book about the threats to animal and plant species in South East Asia are hoping the text can be translated and distributed free to local people as a conservation tool. Read more >>

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CDSS registration desk, Mal Nairn Auditorium Marquee opposite Mal Nairn Auditorium Mal Nairn Auditorium

Visit the Charles Darwin Symposium Photo Gallery for more great images from the two day event.

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Symposium Feedback

  • Did you enjoy the Symposium?
  • Were the sessions informative/controversial?
  • Did speakers demonstrate knowledge of the subject?


We want to hear about your Symposium experience at Prepare for IMPACT! When people and environment collide in the tropics.

By visiting the Symposium website, selecting the evaluation form and answering the questions you can provide us with your opinions of the Symposium.

Charles Darwin University appreciates your feedback and aims to use it to make future Symposium bigger and better.

Please submit your responses by 26 May 2006. Thank you for your participation.

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