Discussion Groups

Hear from leading climate solution thinkers and experts dedicated to a zero emissions Australia at our regular discussion groups. BZE Discussion Groups are open to everyone, and connect you with leading climate solution thinkers and people dedicated to a zero emissions Australia. It’s a great opportunity to exchange information and ideas to encourage the urgent transformation of Australia into a zero carbon economy.

See what Discussion Group topics are coming up. 


  • Day: The first Monday of most months (Second Monday in November, Not in January)
  • Time: 6:30 to 8 pm.


  • This discussion group will now be a webinar, using Zoom.
  • The Zoom Meeting ID is on page describing the discussion group.
  • Open Zoom, then ask to join a meeting, & then enter the Meeting ID.
  • Please join the meeting from about 10 minutes before the start so we can sort technical difficulties you might have.



  • Entry: Free – donations appreciated
  • Queries: Please contact the BZE office

BZE thanks the Australian-German Climate and Energy College at Melbourne University for supporting us in bringing you these events.

Previous Venue

Fritz Loewe Theatre. View map.
McCoy Building (Building 200)
niversity of Melbourne
Elgin St (On the corner with Swanton St)
Carlton, Victoria, 3053

Directions: The McCoy Building is on the south side of Elgin St, where it meets Swanston St. From Elgin St, go up to the first-floor level and enter the building via the sliding doors. The lecture theatre is then on your right.

Parking: A close car park is the Eastern Precinct Car Park, 379 Cardigan St Carlton.

Previous presenters

Since 2008 we have welcomed hundreds of presenters including:

  • Dr David Suzuki, Canadian environmentalist and author
  • Adam Bandt, federal member of parliament
  • Phil Hart, member of the Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO)
  • Ian Dunlop, former head of the Australian Coal Association
  • Dr Keith Lovegrove, Head of the ANU Solar Thermal Group