Introduction Street medicine has its origins in the civil rights movements in the US in the late 1960s. Over the years Street Medics have evolved into an international informal community of people who provide medical and first aid support at protests and direct actions. The Melbourne Street Medic Collective (formerly MelbFACT) came together through the Occupy […]
Covid 19 marshals can help ensure safety during demonstrations. Insights into what equipment is needed and how to organize teams of marshals.
How do organisers and campaigners keep working for social justice when the environment they’re in becomes high risk?
A network of allies and a checklist can protect victims of political persecution and build movement power.
It’s important to know how to stay safe as an activist and human rights defender (HRDs). These tips are from Melbourne Activist Legal Support.
Planning good activist legal support builds movement resilience and should be part of campaign planning. A good legal support structure for groups engaging in protests that could be arrestable includes having legal support team, legal info, arrest & court support.
Upgrade your digital security practices with this how-to guide of advice, tools and resources from Blueprints for Change.
This handbook is a resource for trainers focused on community safety and peacekeeping. It includes training resources for practical ways to intervene in violence, to transform conflict and to build peace. Many parts of this manual may be translatable to other contexts.
This handbook is a handy and unique resource for activists and community workers engaged in work for peace at a community level throughout Australia. It includes practical ways to intervene in violence, to transform conflict and to build peace.
Facebook is a vital organising and networking tool but presents risks for activists. Digital security can seem overwhelming but we can all get better at it. There are organisations who have done a great job of breaking the information down and giving you support to improve your practices. Start with these 7 tips.
CounterAct encourages the progressive and radical movements on the Australian continent to get better at digital privacy and security. Security culture is simply a set of practices that limits the ability for government or opponents to find out more information about you and interfere with or monitor your group. We’ve given you some tools to minimise this.