Online Campaigning

02 September 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Campaign Communications Course

Boost your capacity to tell the story of your campaign or advocacy project. Engage people in action, reach key stakeholders and translate words and ideas into impact. Effective Communication Techniques, the final unit of the Graduate Certificate of Community Advocacy is open for enrolment, running this September and October. Complete this unit on its own, or […]

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15 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Lessons from the US Election

Australians can learn a lot from the US – like the perils of an unregulated market, how not to set up a health system, and what happens if you consume a lot of high fructose corn syrup. The US is also a rich source of social movement innovation. As an activist educator many of the […]

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06 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments


FWD2012 was two days full of inspiration, information, and smart conversation. It also included one very hot Melbourne day which led to a crucial initiative I hope many other conferences imitate – icy-poles! It’s hard to believe that Australia has only just got around to having a digital campaigners’ conference. Thanks to Oxfam and the Centre […]

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07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Campaigning on the Interwebs: Part 2

The second Melbourne Campaigner’s Network covered all things online campaigning, with a talk from Oxfam Australia’s Digital Campaigns Coordinator Tim Norton. In my last post I spoke about identifying audiences, aims, objectives and briefly touched on tools. In this post-event article, I wanted to share the slides from my talk, and talk a little bit […]

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24 October 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Campaigning on the Interwebs: Part 1

The next Melbourne Campaigners’ Network, Wednesday 2 November, will focus on Taking a Campaign Online. Here, presenter Tim Norton provides some pointers on digital campaigning to get discussion started. See below to register for the event. The world of digital campaigning can appear enticing to some and daunting to others. It can be a never-ending […]

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