Who is behind The Brisbane Dialogues?
As an organisation, TBD consists entirely of a small but growing band of part time volunteers who believe that civil discourse is essential for a healthy society and want to help preserve and promote it. Active volunteers include:
Lachlan Altena - AV editor & VFX artist
Louis Altena - politics, philosophy & economics graduate
Simon Bowler - respiratory physician & company director
Margie Cosgrave - copy editor
Monique Currie - tutor & history graduate
Fred D'Agostino, emeritus humanities professor
Tyson Etri - digital marketer, philosophy & psychology student
Murray Hancock - retired businessman
Natalie Kennedy - English teacher
Natalie McKirdy - science communicator & educator
India Paul - law student & public servant
Jackie Poetzscher - corporate accountant
Tristan Prasser - think tank executive
Mac Stewart - taxi owner & driver
Harry Tod - international relations student
There are many others who provide valuable moral, marketing, networking, financial, on-the-day or other support.
The work is organised across virtual Teams:
Content, Marketing, Events, Organisation and Governance.