A collection of Australian Blockading Handbooks from the 1980s to the present including the Daintree, Franklin River, Jabiluka, etc.
How to Win by Thinking like Your Opponent: Lessons from 350 Australia’s Campaign Against the Galilee Basin
This story illustrates 350 Australia’s strategic decision-making process as they took on the largest coal export facility project in the world, showcasing their ability to think like their opponent and strategically target banks, ultimately selecting the Commonwealth as their primary focus for maximum impact.
350.org shares valuable lessons on organizing civil disobedience for newcomers, emphasizing trust-building, narrative development, preparation for repression, affinity groups, and post-action debriefing.
Suggestions from the Commons Librarians about resources to explore in the Nonviolent Direct Action topic area, including NVDA theory, practical guides and case studies.
Lessons learned from 350.org Canada’s “Climate Welcome” protest that pressured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take bold climate action.
Insights into how a grass roots community campaign based in Gloucester Valley, NSW scored a major victory against the Coal Seam Gas industry.
Collection of different case studies / stories of organising and movements from across the globe collated and presented by 350.org.
Security & safety practices, Verbal De-escalation, Office and Organizational Safety, and Security for events and actions by Vision Change Win.
Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC) have used blockades and non-violent direct action to oppose new fossil fuel projects in Australia.
Learn all about the successful Franklin River Campaign that took place in Tasmania in the 1980s. Includes videos & school resources.
Samuel Chu – founder of Hong Kong Democracy Council in the US – discusses the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement and international solidarity.
Myint Cho, Burmese student pro-democracy activist, discusses the civil disobedience movement in Burma from past to present.
Tasmanian Wilderness Society activists blockaded the Tasmanian Franklin below Gordon Dam site, proposed by the Hydro Electric Commission.
Brisbane unionists organised a general strike in 1912 to protect and enhance the rights of tramways workers to organise.
Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (BUGA UP) campaigns against tobacco advertising, Australia, 1978-1994
Civil disobedience actions reversed tobacco advertising messages to show the negative health effects of cigarettes.
Street marches and trade union action typified Australian resistance to the building of nuclear reactors and uranium mining and export.
From frontline battles to large national mobilizations, tar sands resistance developed new tactics & organizing strategies for the larger climate struggles ahead.
An inspiring list of feature films and documentaries about women and social change including Women of Steel, Suffragette, Mission Blue, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and more.
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement this article includes tips and links to make what you need for safe, peaceful, and effective protest. Includes signs, effigies, banners, street art, ways to manage pepper spray and tear gas, surveillance considerations and interactions with police liaison.
A guide to insisting on a lower sentence from an experienced nonviolent activist. Includes tips about the different aspects to cover in court speeches.