The Baird Government is rushing ahead with its $18 billion plan to lock Sydney into decades of motorway building and associated high-rise redevelopment. The only way to bring a halt to the madness now is non-violent direct action. This is your opportunity to learn its theory and practice!
Course includes: introduction and overview, the current role of NVDA in the campaign, fears and concerns, legal aspects, roles in direct action, practical and emotional preparation, physical tactics and role play.
Nicola Paris is the Coordinator and primary facilitator for CounterAct. She has 15 years experience in campaigns across the full spectrum of progressive social change issues.
CounterAct has run workshops for, or collaborated with, The Wilderness Society, Quit Coal, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Leard Forest Alliance, Australian Student Environment Network, Friends of the Earth, Lock the Gate, the Melbourne East West tunnel campaign and others.