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Beyond the Spectrum with Arkella Irving

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

engagement spectrum

What does it take to move beyond the engagement spectrum and how does it feel to enter in to the unknown?

Join conservationist and community engagement practitioner Arkellah Irving for an in-depth look at how creativity and heart-felt leadership have helped shape the future for Adelaide’s newest national park.

Find out how Arkellah went beyond the boundaries of the engagement spectrum in order to take a deep-dive at dreaming and imagining of a better place and what it took to lead this kind of a process in government.

Arkellah Irving:

Arkellah specialises in engagement design and creative communications for policy development. She has a strong focus on inspiring action through community engagement and working across-sectors to find innovative local solutions to global problems.

She has worked extensively in conservation and community engagement, having worked as a Principal Policy Advisor for the South Australian Department of Premier and Cabinet as well as Manager of Conservation Partnerships and most recently Team Leader of  Protected Areas and Community Planning at the South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

She has also spent many years working for non-profit organisations, in both practice roles such as scuba and marine research, through to providing policy advice on nature conservation matters.

Arkellah has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology and Environmental Conservation from Flinders University.


Note: Webinars will be run via Zoom Meetings. When you register for this event you will be sent a link and instructions on how to launch the webinar. We highly recommend you login to the session prior to it commencing to ensure you can overcome any technical issues if they should occur. For best results we recommend using headphones throughout the session and that you are connected to a fast internet connection.



May 16
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Nathan Connors
1300 647 014

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