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Anti-Poverty Organising in Australia

The 2014 Budget includes a massive attack on Australia's welfare system and the people who access it. This is the latest, and perhaps most blatant, of numerous attacks over a number of decades. So, if we've been here before, what can we learn from past campaigns...

#BustTheBudget – what can we do?

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to reschedule MCN: Indigenous Campaigns & Solidarity (to 14 August), BUT WAIT – we have a hot new topic ready to go!! The impacts of this budget are widespread, but how do we make the most of this opportunity to take...

Building Effective Alliances

Social change takes sustained collective effort – working together in alliances can increase power and bring needed resources to the struggle. But how do we get it together?! Anouska Teunen from Amnesty International Australia will share campaign stories and...

Strategy & Soul in Sydney

Strategy & Soul in Sydney

Launch of the Sydney Campaigners’ Network Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from US activist, educator and author Daniel Hunter! Daniel will share insights about strategic and creative campaigning, including stories from his excellent book Strategy and Soul. 4pm -...

CANCELLED: Kick off 2014 with Melbourne Campaigners!

CANCELLED I'm sorry to say that we've decided to cancel Sunday's events for the health and safety of us all! It's expected the weather will be over 40 degrees and that seems incompatible with picnicking or setting healthy goals.  We're looking at options for...

Hobart Campaign Training

Hobart Campaign Training

Tasmanian conservationists, campaigners and change-makers have never needed better skills, strategic thinking and tools at their fingertips. To help develop these skills, Environment Tasmania is hosting a weekend of training in Hobart at the end of November. The...

Skills for Community Advocacy

Holly Hammond, Director of Plan to Win, is excited to be working with the Chisholm Institute to develop and deliver the Graduate Certificate in Community Advocacy in 2014. This is an excellent opportunity for change agents to deepen their skills and knowledge through...

Campaigning Under the New Regime

The Coalition are back at the helm in federal politics and definitely making their presence felt! Since the election they have started rolling out a harmful agenda across a range of issues many of us have fought for years to progress. How has this changed the context...

Welcome Brisbane Campaigners!

Welcome Brisbane Campaigners!

The 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...