International Association of Hydrogeologists Australia

2019 IAH/NCGRT Distinguished Lecturer Series

Monday 19 August, 2019

2019 IAH / NCGRT Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Dr Justine Lacey 

Principal Research Scientist & Director of CSIRO’s Responsible Innovation Initiative

Social License to Operate: a critical issue in Australia and around the world, especially with mining and coal seam gas developments.

Social licence to operate (SLO) is a term that has emerged in Australia and around the world over the last two decades. For the most part, SLO has been popularised within the mining and extractive industries where it has been used to describe the broad approval or acceptance of a resource development activity that is afforded by local communities or other stakeholders, who can affect the profitability of that activity. However, SLO importantly points to the changing nature of societal expectations that have influenced the way in which the development, management and use of natural resources is now being undertaken.

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Australian Tour Dates:
Perth Lecture
Monday 7th Oct
Adelaide Lecture
Tuesday 8th Oct
Townsville Lecture
Thursday 10th Oct
Brisbane Lecture
Friday 11th Oct
Darwin Lecture
Monday 14th Oct
Sydney Lecture
Tuesday 15th Oct
Melbourne Lecture
Wednesday 16th Oct
Canberra Lecture
Thursday 17th Oct

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