November, 2012

19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

MCN February: US Election Report-Back

MCN February: US Election Report-Back

Join us for ‘show and tell’ from Melbourne folks who went to the US to work on campaigns during the election. Presenters including Victoria McKenzie-McHarg, Lucy Manne and Alex White will share stories, pictures, insights… and maybe some Oreos. We’ll be talking about: field organising; digital campaigning; data management; the different social and political context between […]

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

3 Campaign Stories

Melbourne Campaigners’ Network held a ‘Campaign QandA’ last week with a panel of folks from different movements. We heard from: Shaun Murray from Quit Coal. Quit Coal is a rapidly growing community group which campaigns against the expansion of the coal industry in Victoria. Quit Coal uses a range of tactics to let the broader […]

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12 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Insights from the Sydney Alliance


What does it take to build a civil society coalition with the power to shift a city? I recently spoke with Amanda Tattersall, Founder and Coalition Director of the Sydney Alliance. Amanda shared the story of the Alliance’s evolution and the inspiring work of building community organising in an Australian context. ——————————————– Firstly Amanda, how […]

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