Your Resources


Welcome to your Resource Toolkit!

Follow the links to help develop your advocacy and campaigning skills through useful guides, audio, and external sources.


TOOLS FOR RESULTS GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY

2018 Key Dates

A list of key dates including the Action Call, and international events

Find Your Local MP

Find out who your local MP is and how to contact them

The Champion Scale

A useful campaigning tool for creating champions of your cause

Sign up Sheet

Take this to your event to record details of potential new members


GROUP PLANNING AND PREPARATION TOOLS

Individual Planning Sheet

To help set-up goals for yourself and your group

Group Plan on a Page

Summarise your group's plan and achievements


LEARNING ABOUT ADVOCACY IN THE AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS

Everyday Advocate Handbook

A handbook to help you develop your advocacy skills

The Australian Parliament

A quick overview of Australian Politics - how does it work?

Meeting with a Parliamentarian

Our tips for meeting with a Parliamentarian

Asking your MP for a Meeting

The most effective process for securing a meeting with an MP

Working with Parliamentarians

A more in-depth look at Parliament and how you can work


HOW TO WRITE TO CREATE CHANGE

Newspaper Contact Details

An interactive collection of Newspapers to send your media

Writing a Letter to the Editor

Our tips for getting your letter published in a newspaper

Write and Publish your Op-Ed

Tips on how to write and publish your Opinion Piece (Op-Ed)

Sample Letter to a Parliamentarian

An example and sample layout for drafting your own letter

Writing to MPs and Senators

Tips on writing to an Australian MP or Senator

Refining Your Story

Refining your story for advocacy and influence

Social Media Guide

Learn how to use and brand social media for advocacy