Plan to Win Plan to Win assists individuals, groups and campaigns to develop the skills and clarity required to win change in the world.

Let’s work together to make our dreams a reality.

08 September 2011 ~ 15 Comments

Limits to Consensus?

Anarchist teapot

The Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair took place in August at the Abbotsford Convent. There were stalls from a range of great groups, kid’s play space, handmade bunnies, and awesome Activist-Maisy colouring books (I may have been preoccupied by the kid-centric stuff as my 2 year old niece was in attendance). I ran a workshop on Decision […]

06 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Organising to Win

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of training and mentoring around community organising theory and practices. I find this area really energising – I get to see people grasp the sense that they can have collective power, take on leadership and win significant change. In July I ran a workshop at Melbourne’s Green School, hosted […]

31 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Melbourne Campaigners’ Network: October

The Melbourne Campaigner’s Network is a monthly gathering for campaigners, activists, and organisers to discuss ideas, exchange resources and discover new approaches to social change. Introduction to Story-based Strategy The October meeting is a report-back by Holly Hammond, Director of Plan to Win, on the Advanced Story-based Strategy Practitioners Training run by smartMeme in Oakland, […]

31 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Learning to Change the Story

Earlier this year I spent two weeks on the west coast of the US. I travelled there to participate in the Advanced Story-based Strategy Practitioner’s Training run by smartMeme. The training was fantastic – I’ll be sharing what I learnt at Plan to Win workshops in the near future. Alumni from the smartMeme workshop, June […]

31 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments


Hello! Welcome to Plan to Win, a new organisation to promote social movement learning in Melbourne, and beyond. This project takes a number of forms: working with campaigns, groups and organisations to build skills and develop winning plans; mentoring individual campaigners, activists and organisers; convening the Melbourne Campaigners’ Network so we can learn together and […]