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John Thwaites: climate change & Victoria

John Thwaites discusses the threat global warming poses to Australia. He also outlines the Victorian Government's environmental plans and policies.

Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, former chief executive officer and state librarian at the State Library of Victoria, begins the presentation by welcoming the audience.

At the time of this address, John Thwaites was deputy premier of Victoria and minister for Water, Environment & Climate Change. He was a member of the Victorian Parliament from 1992 to 2007.

This presentation was part of the 'Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change' seminar at the State Library of Victoria, 27 March 2007.