Keynote Speaker

Charlie Brennan

Director, Sacred Places

Charlie Brennan PhD. With 30 years applied experience, Dr Charlie Brennan is passionate about ‘bringing the land alive’. From hands-on working, project design & coordination and community education in farming, landscape design and garden making, Permaculture/edible streetscapes design, rainforest regeneration, to supporting Aboriginal Cultural Caring for Country, his passion and fascination have deepened.

He is a Social Ecologist, eco-psychologist, and researcher and has lectured in ethics & sense of place & worked as a facilitator for a range of conservation and sustainability alliances. He travels offering design, consultation and a range of workshops and is the Director of Sacred Places PL; details of projects can be found at