Bob Brown speaking at the Byron Bay Writers Festival in 2012.
Bob Brown speaking at the Byron Bay Writers Festival in 2012. Patrick Gorbunovs

Tim Flannery and Bob Brown for Byron Bay Writers Festival

THIS year's Byron Bay Writers Festival will see Tim Flannery, the Former Head of the Australian Climate Commission and 2007 Australian of the Year and Bob Brown, the Former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens, come to town.

The two will head up the environmental component of the 2014 Byron Bay Writers Festival, and Festival Director Edwina Johnson said she was thrilled that two of Australia's foremost environmental warriors were to feature prominently in the program this year.

"Both Tim Flannery and Bob Brown have contributed significantly to the preservation of our unique environment. It is a great privilege to host them in Byron for the Festival," Ms Johnson said.

The Byron Bay Writers Festival is being held from on August 1-3 with workshops commencing on July 28.

Early Bird tickets are only on sale until the full program is announced on June 6.

For more information or to purchase Early Bird tickets visit byronbaywritersfestival.com.au or call 1300 368 552.


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