Dr Tim Seelig – Coordinator
Dr Tim Seelig is the new Coordinator of Queensland Conservation Council. He was previously Queensland Campaigns Manager for The Wilderness Society. Over the last decade Tim has worked on a number of major environmental campaigns and efforts to put and keep nature on the political agenda. Most recently has been leading the advocacy for stronger tree-clearing laws in Queensland. Tim has a background in social and environmental activism, non-government sector campaigning, and academic research and teaching. He has formal qualifications in politics and political philosophy, public policy, Higher Ed teaching, and has a PhD in urban sociology. But his passion is the environment, and he is dedicated to protecting nature and making the planet a better place for his children.
Liz Murphy-Forrester – Organisational Development and Member Liaison
Liz's role at Queensland Conservation Council is Organisational Development and Member Liaison. Liz has a background in administration, peace and conflict resolution, emergency services, community organising and campaigning. She has worked on administrative audits, organisational systems development, change management, capacity development and the implementation of organisational systems and change. She was involved in anti-nuclear and peace campaigns in South Australia. In Tasmania she worked in the area of sustainable building and the development of local produce markets. Liz has a Masters in Peace and Conflict Resolution. Liz is particularly interested in social change through participatory processes. She believes in the strength of diversity and working together to achieve strong, positive and effective outcomes.
Jackson Turner – Campaigner and Community Organiser
Jackson Turner is our new Campaigner and Community Organiser. Over the last few years Jackson has campaigned on various environmental and social justice issues working with a broad range of organisations. He was the lead organiser for the Brisbane People’s Climate March, and had the privilege of working with a diverse crew of organisations and communities across Queensland. He is also currently the Queensland organiser for the Campaign for Australian Aid. Jackson has a strong passion for community action and empowering others to make change. He believes that through working together we make the world a better place, enabling the communities we live in, and the places we love, to thrive.