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Community Event: Orangutans – A Conservation Legacy

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Orangutans – A Conservation Legacy

August 6 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

We are thrilled to welcome Orangutan Foundation International Founder and living legend Dr Birute Mary Galdikas to Australia in August. Dr Birute, alongside Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, forms one third of Louis Leakey’s iconic and world famous Trimates. Dr Birute will be visiting Newcastle at the invitation of the University of Newcastle and Hunter Innovation and Science Hub. Don’t miss a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from Dr Birute Galdikas herself at her only public speaking event while in Australia at 6pm on Tuesday, 6th August at Newcastle City Hall. Dr Galdikas in Newcastle

With over 50 years of groundbreaking research on orangutan biology, Dr Birute, internationally renowned environmentalist, anthropologist and the world’s foremost orangutan expert, has taught us just about everything we know today about orangutans. Dr Birute has been instrumental in saving these majestic creatures from extinction. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Dr Birute Galdikas speak and delve into the heart of her incredible journey studying and protecting orangutans. This is your chance to be part of an extraordinary evening that promises to educate, inspire, and ignite change!

All profits from ticket sales will go to Orangutan Foundation International Australia.

Tickets on sale now 

Cost: $20 – $90

Organised By:

Hunter Innovation and Science Hub

Phone: 0418 205 664

Web: View Organiser Website


Newcastle City Hall

290 King Street
Newcastle, 2300
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