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Richard Marles

Richard Marles is the Deputy Leader of the federal Opposition. He was elected as the Member for Corio in November 2007. Richard was raised in Geelong and has a LLB (Hons) and BSc from Melbourne University. He began his career with legal firm Slater and Gordon before going on to become the federal assistant secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union. In 2000 he became assistant secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, where he led a program of cooperation between the Australian and PNG union movements, deepening his passion for advancement of the Pacific. Among his appointments, Richard has served as parliamentary secretary for Pacific island affairs, parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs, and minister for trade. In 2013, he was awarded the Cross of Solomon Islands, the highest civilian Solomons award. Richard lives in Geelong with his wife Rachel and four children—Sam, Isabella, Harvey and Georgia—plus two dogs, Ablett and Alfie. He is a passionate Cats supporter.

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Jennifer Rayner @ Better Read Than Dead (Sydney)

Better Read than Dead Sydney 265 King St, Newtown, NSW, Australia

Join us with Jennifer Rayner to celebrate the release of Climate Clangers! Jennifer will be joined by Caitlin Fitzsimmons. The climate assertions that only prevent effective action, and what could...

$5.00

Jennifer Rayner @ Avid Reader (Brisbane)

Avid Reader 193 Boundary Street, West End, Queensland, Australia

Join us for a discussion about Climate Clangers: The Bad Ideas Blocking Real Action with Jennifer Rayner. Jennifer will be in conversation with Georgine Roodenrys. ABOUT THE BOOK The climate assertions...

$15

ANU Meet the Author – Jennifer Rayner (Canberra)

Australian National University Cultural Centre, 153 University Avenue, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Jennifer Rayner will be in conversation with Tom Lowrey on her new book Climate Clangers The Bad Ideas Blocking Real Action The climate assertions that only prevent effective action, and what...

Jennifer Rayner in conversation with Jo Lauder (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

Join us to hear Dr Jennifer Rayner in conversation on her essay Climate Clangers. Dr Jennifer Rayner is the Head of Advocacy at the Climate Council, an independent, people-powered organisation advocating...

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