BCN logo2The Melbourne Campaigners’ Network is pleased to welcome our first interstate sibling – the Brisbane Campaigners’ Network.

Just like MCN the Brisbane Campaigners’ Network will be a regular gathering for campaigners, activists and organisers to discuss ideas, exchange resources and discover new approaches to social change.

BCN is hosted by the Centre for Social Change at their excellent meeting rooms, including outside deck for lovely refreshments and networking.

Spread the word! Details of the first gathering below.

Want to start a campaigners’ network in your town? We’d love to support you, just get in touch.

Brisbane Campaigners’ Network – Global Power Shift Report Back

GPS Phase 2At this first event, campaigner Simon Copland will report back from Global Power Shift in Istanbul in June.

500 grassroots activists and leaders from around the world met over six days to prepare for the next phase of the global climate movement.

Simon will share:

  • His key lessons about campaigning from training sessions in areas such as media and communications, online campaigning, grassroots organising and nonviolent direct action
  • Insights about global movement building from an event involving participants from 135 countries, with majority participation from the developing world
  • Observations from Turkey during a time of political struggle
  • Information about‘s next steps being organised in Australia

Location: Centre for Social Change, 969 Ann St, Fortitude Valley

Date: Tuesday 27th August, 6-8pm

Cost:  $5 (refreshments included)

Register: and invite your friends on Facebook.

Further Info: Amanda Cahill