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No, the minister is not your only target stakeholder…

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  This fortnight, Neil Pharaoh dives into what he thinks is the most common sentence he has said when working with clients: “the minister is not your only stakeholder”. 

Happenings on the hill

What you should leave behind in your next political meeting

Neil Pharaoh, Monday, 5th July 2021 -  Which documents are you taking with you to your next big political meeting and which are you leaving behind? Neil Pharaoh shares some insights.

Happenings on the hill

Your biggest asset in a meeting may not be who you think

Neil Pharaoh, Tuesday, 22nd June 2021 -  Putting your best foot forward in a government or political meeting may be more complicated than you think. Neil Pharaoh takes a look at who is best to bring along, and perhaps who to exclude from meetings with political stakeholders and government.

Opinion

Keeping up appearances?

David Ritter, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter reflects on the outcome of AGL’s recent law-suit against the charity and the widespread media coverage it generated. 

Opinion

It’s time.

David Crosbie, Thursday, 17th June 2021 -  Every charity that wants to advocate for their community should now be thinking about developing an election action plan, writes David Crosbie.

Greenpeace wins legal battle against energy giant

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 10th June 2021 -  Charity representatives have labelled it a win for freedom of expression

Environment groups back Greenpeace in AGL legal battle

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 26th May 2021 -  Environmental advocacy leader says charities should not be afraid of telling the truth

Hot Topic

NSW adopts affirmative consent in sexual assault laws. What does this mean?

Contributor, Wednesday, 26th May 2021 -  After years of advocacy by Saxon Mullins, NSW moves from a "no means no" to a "yes means yes" standard of sexual consent. Rachael Burgin from Swinburne University of Technology explains why this is a win for survivors.

Opinion

Student climate movement strike: In a crisis, what are the limits of ‘student voice’?

Contributor, Tuesday, 25th May 2021 -  For students who walked out of classes on Friday 21 May, the School Strike 4 Climate protests are about extending their voices beyond the stifling grasp of schools. It is time for school leaders to recognise that young people exercising their democra

AGL is taking Greenpeace to court. What does that mean for advocacy?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th May 2021 -  “Charities and members of civil society need to be able to use their freedom of speech”
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