In the aftermath of a challenging referendum loss, our communities are facing a critical juncture. GetUp and Australian Progress offer a messaging guide for social change organisations, helping you speak out and channel emotions into constructive action. Read an excerpt and download the full report.
Reaching across difference using authentic relational conversations and organising to build a pro-democracy movement in the United States.
Persuasive messaging to build widespread support for transformative change, like treaties, truth-telling and representation, now and beyond the referendum.
Research from the UK on the effectiveness of disruptive animal rights protests and media reporting on UK public attitudes towards animals. Introduction Animal Rising disrupted the 2023 Grand National, the biggest horse racing event in the UK, kickstarting a national conversation about society’s relationship with animals. We conducted nationally representative public opinion polling to […]
The Authoritarian Playbook: How Reporters can Contextualize and Cover Authoritarian Threats as Distinct from Politics-as-Usual
Guide for journalists and the media on the seven fundamental tactics used by aspiring authoritarians and a framework journalists can use to discern, contextualize, and cover the tactics.
This report discusses Golden Dawn, a far-right party in Greece that engaged in criminal activities and was exposed through civil society efforts, offering lessons for combating extremism worldwide.
This research report explores the concept of leaderful organizing and provides research on building leaderful movements in Europe.
Case study of a citizens’ jury about the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS called the Citizens’ Jury Scorecard Project (Australia).
Civil resistance-Moving from dictatorship to democracy. Negotiations & elections are the breakthroughs that lead to more democratic outcomes.
Here is a new framework for understanding social change by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation in the UK. It is called the Social Change Grid.
Research report by the Australian Parliamentary Library about the Legal and Social History of Native Title and the Mabo Decision.
Introduction “This study documents the findings of community organizers working in Central and Southeastern Europe, though its lessons are broadly applicable. The stories of organizing documented in this report cover a diversity of struggles, from climate work in Poland to Roma rights in Slovakia. From LGBT organizing in Romania to mothers building power to pass […]
Case studies, analysis of the successes and lessons learned from the Civil College Foundation’s Community Organizing Program in Hungary.
The 1938 Dalfram dispute involved workers at Port Kembla in Australia striking and refusing to load iron on a ship bound for Japan in 1938.
Why North-South Intersectionality Matters in Climate Justice: Perspectives of South Asian Australian Youth Climate Activists
What does climate justice actually look like in the Australian climate movement? Recommendations from a report by SAPNA reveal the need for diversity.
Guides, manuals and tools to help you get the narrative and framing right no matter what social justice issue you are working on.
An array of resources collated about the marriage equality campaign across the world including lessons learned about messaging and framing.
What key ingredients enable movements to realise significant change? Learn from four movements and this report’s insights and findings.
New research considers what Australian climate activism – specifically climate change civil resistance – looks like, how it is changing, and what it is achieving.
A report and analysis about Australian mainstream media coverage of climate protests and activists in 2019.