Looking to start a campaign or improve your campaign strategy? Here is a list of manuals, templates, tools and other resources to get you started.
Activism and Campaign history – A range of resources about the history of First Nations, social and labour movements in Australia and beyond.
An interview with a member of the Western Australia-based Grevillea about how the group applied a dynamic and creative perspective to approaching issues such as militarism, pollution and international solidarity during the 1980s and 1990s.
In this interview hear about Des Ryan’s annual accessible pub crawl in the town of Rockhampton in Australia – making positive change.
Histories and case studies from Australia of the fight for independence, inclusion, equality, access and services for people with disability.
A timeline of protests in Australia by people with disability for independence, inclusion, access and services from the 1970s to 2020s.
A list of Australian radio shows interested in disability rights and social justice including InvincAbility, Only Human & Chronically Chilled.
Commons Conversations Podcast – Interviews with campaigners about insights into activism, learning in movements, radical history and more.
Activist case studies are histories & accounts of campaigns and events which includes lessons and insights that can be applied more broadly.
Tips and checklist on how to prepare, conduct, produce entertaining and informative interviews from Nicky Stott, Community Radio 3CR trainer.
Guides, stories and studies on ways in which campaigners and protesters have responded to arrest and imprisonment for political activities.
Interview with Dave Burgess who graffitied No War onto the Sydney Opera House to show opposition to the war in Iraq in 2003.
This article provides tips and template for writing activist case studies that provide campaigners with opportunities to learn from peers and the past.
This article provides tips on how to run effective interviews for articles, research projects and podcasts.
Watch this video presentation about beer strikes and the history of hotel / pub boycotts in Australia in the early 1900s.
Points of Assumption – A list of Australian examples of tactics and actions that have reframed debates and beliefs and made social change.
Australian examples of actions that intensify impact in terms of ensuring visibility, challenging opponents, and disrupting narratives.
Interview with an Extinction Rebellion activist about a protest against BlackRock in 2019. She explains how the action was conceptualised, organised & run.
A collection of case studies of how activists have intervened in elections collated by The Commons Social Change Library.
This collection provides how-to guides and resources regarding the skills and tactics you’ll need to reach your goals in election time.