Group of activists on steps of Magistrates court holding a banner

Another climate defender jailed

Deanna “Violet” Coco was recently sentenced to a record breaking fifteen months in prison by a NSW magistrate, for a peaceful climate protest. There is a solidarity event at the …

NSW Activist Legal Briefings

Counteract is running a series of legal briefings and workshops for people wishing to take part in non-violent direct actions. These trainings will focus on NSW law, be aware that …

Forest protest laws (Vic)

On May 24th 2022, the Andrews government introduced changes to forest protesting laws, with fines of up to $21,000 or 12 months in jail and increased powers for authorised officers …

CounterAct Coordinator, Nicola Paris on a mike in a large crowd, She is wearing a blue dress and holding a megaphone. She is surrounded by a crowd and blue ribbons and bunting

Rare job opportunity

UPDATE: We are excited to welcome Larissa Payne to the team, and will be introducing her in December when she starts! CounterAct are hiring! We’ve broken new ground in resourcing …

Stop the attack on peaceful protest

Many of you may have seen news about the proposed changes to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act which will severely curtail peaceful protest and limit charities in their …