CounterAct provides training, capacity building and resources to environmental and social justice campaigners across Australia.

Events

Upcoming:

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 if you’d like to be informed.

2019

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

PAST

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

2018

24-25th November – With Queensland Activist Legal Support – Police Liaison & Legal Support

15th November – Our re-launch – Celebrating our new form!

11th November – “Women to the Front” – a collaboration with the Womens Climate Justice network to encourage womens voices in the movement

12th October – The Reluctant Radical – Nicola Paris joins the Environmental Film Festival (discount code here for CounterActivators! EFFARR1650)

August-September – non advertised events

July – Students of Sustainability workshop series

May – Beyond Coal and Gas  – workshop series

April – Melbourne City Mission, Youth training series

March

February

  • Stop Adani film screening – Melbourne
  • 10-11th – NVDA training – hosted by Lee Rhiannon for Greens NSW

January

Workshop series – ASEN training camp

2017 EVENTS

October – December 2017

Intensive workshop series for Beeliar wetlands campaign, and Climate Justice activists, nationwide series – contact for more information

September

  • 3rd – Facilitation training – HOBART
  • 5th – Creative activism workshop – HOBART
  • 30th – Creative nonviolent resistance workshop – MELBOURNE

August

July

May

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