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Islamic Museum fieldtrip – How can we be better allies?

Over the last year or so it seems racist rhetoric has hit fever pitch... with direct consequences being felt in Muslim communities across the country. From abuse on public transport to mosques being vandalised. Many of us have asked the question - How can we stand in...

What stopped the EW Tunnel?

When it is people vs roads, it’s rare that people win. Despite the signed contracts, federal funding committed and homes acquired the East-West Tunnel project has been stopped! (For now at least). But what stopped it? We’ll take a look at the community campaign...

Strategy and Soul Bookclub Workshops

The online discussion of Strategy and Soul is in full swing - get in touch if you'd like to join. Here’s two opportunities to be part of the face-to-face bookclub. Weekend Workshop: Campaign Strategy with Soul A 1 ½ day workshop to apply the insights from Strategy and...

Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy

Enrolments are open for the 2015 Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy - Australia's most comprehensive social change qualification. This is an excellent opportunity for change agents to deepen their skills and knowledge through a unique accredited course. The...

End of Year Picnic!

It's been a big year including a big state election! Gather with your fellow Melbourne campaigners to unwind and share stories. We'll be gathering and eating from 1pm on Saturday 6 December at Edinburgh Gardens. At 2pm we'll open the space for people to nominate...

Strategy and Soul Bookclub

Summer Discussion and Strategy Workshop   Strategy and Soul is the riveting David versus Goliath story of the campaign against Philadelphia casino development. Written by Daniel Hunter, experienced US activist educator, the book reads like a novel but teaches...

Stepping People Up

Pathways for strong campaigns. If a social change campaign or group isn't growing, it's declining! Beyond likes on Facebook or email signups, what are the ways you involve people in your campaign? How do you step folks up from supporter to volunteer and beyond? The...

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...

Indigenous Campaigns and Solidarity

There is a rich history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's resistance in this country. Many of those stories have not been shared widely or given the recognition they deserve. Non-Indigenous activists at times feel unsure about what role to play as...