Upcoming Events

Contact us for more information. Some of our events are privately booked and don’t feature on the website. Sign up to our occasional e-list in the sidebar if you’d like to be informed.


Past Events 


14th APRIL 2023 – Camp for climate action – Newcastle

8th APRIL 2023 – Advanced nonviolent direct action training – Sydney

16th MARCH 2023 – A national conversation to #ProtectProtest – Hosted by CounterAct and featuring voices from the frontline and Human Rights Law Centre, Environmental Defenders Office, Human Rights Watch, NSW Council for Civil Liberties


MAY – Media training for activists

NSW Activist Legal Briefings: a series of online workshops covering your legal rights when doing non-violent direct action, what to expect when it comes to arrest and court process and how to make decisions during the judicial process. Dates: June 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th. More information on Facebook

Digital Security Workshop: online workshop covering the importance of online security, how to use encrypted messaging and email services, and how to ensure you can safely and effectively organise online.  Date: June 28th 

Feb- Workshop series on engaging traditional and social media for actions


Rebel School

Feb 24th – Twitter: Making, Breaking and Watching news – Eventbrite & Facebook


16th December – Security Culture & Digital Surveillance – tickets & Facebook event (for sharing) – Rebel School of the Air

5th December – Forest skillshare

AUG – NOV: In house training and advice/mentoring, including in the North West

July 15th – Building Confidence Dealing with Authority – Rebel School of the Air

June 16th – Twitter: Townhall or tantrum – Rebel School of the Air (and facebook)

March 28 – Building Community during Corona – online – Rebel School of the Air

February – Workshop series, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney


23-24th November – Extinction Rebellion – Sydney

20th November – University of NSW – social change

17th November – Extinction Rebellion & general NVDA training – ACT

15th November – Green Institute – Cultivating Democracy – ACT

7th November – School strike – webinar

2-3rd November – WA Forest Alliance – Climate/Forests camp & training – Nannup

5th October – Extinction Rebellion NVDA training (Perth)

22nd September – Extinction Rebellion NVDA training (Perth)

11th September – Social media training, School strike

31st September – Train the trainer series (Brisbane)

23 August – Plenary speech & workshops – NACLC conference (Brisbane)

Mid August – workshop series, Camp Binbee (Central Queensland)

10th August – Extinction Rebellion training (Perth) 5th August – Activist Legal Support (Perth)

Mid July – Lewin forest camp (SW Australia)

20th June – Australian Progress, multiple workshops

19th June – Media & Digital Storytelling

8th June – Peaceful Protest for Climate rebels

18th April – Legal rights briefing and discussion of repression – VIC – with Melbourne Activist Legal Support

15th April – Centre for Australian Progress – Fellowship – VIC

14th April – Storytelling for Creative Activism – NSW – with Digital Storytellers

13th April – Peaceful protest training for Climate Rebels – NSW

2nd March, Perth, Peaceful Protest training – School strike

We have run a wide variety of workshops, training events, tailor designed events, and public speaking appearances since May 2013 as CounterAct.

Gippsland folk raring to go after a nonviolent direct action training
Gippsland folk raring to go after a nonviolent direct action training