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Dr Rebecca Huntley

Author, Researcher and Independent Consultant

Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost researchers on social trends. 

For nearly 9 years Rebecca was the Director of The Mind & Mood Report, Australia's longest running social trends report. She has led research at Essential Media and Vox Populi, part of the CIRCA research group, before starting her own research and consultancy business. She works closely with The Sunrise Movement on the Climate Compass Project as well as with many other climate and environment NGOs.

She is the author of numerous books including How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference (Murdoch books, 2020), Still Lucky: why you should feel optimistic about Australia and its people (Penguin 2017) and Australia Fair: Listen to the Nation, the first Quarterly Essay for 2019.

She holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies.  She is the mother of three girls and lives in Sydney.

See Dr Rebecca Huntley at the Better Futures Forum:

Thursday 19 August, 5.10pm - 5.45pm AEST
PLENARY - CLOSING REFLECTIONS: Australia's voice and where to from here?