When: Saturday 16th November 2013 – 11.00 am – 4.30 pm

Where: Bentley Public Hall, Bentley Road.

DirectionsFrom Lismore take Lismore/Kyogle road which becomes Bentley Road.
Bentley Hall is on the right just before Manifold Road. About 20 mins. from Lismore.

What to Bring: Packed lunch, pen, paper

Costs $10 for hall hire, morning & afternoon tea + donation to Lock The Gate Alliance

Contact: Carol cperry@nrg.com.au  0429 886 269

Programme:October blog.doc

11.00 Welcome

  • The power of Social Movements (Simon)
  • Role Play- worker v protesters (Simon)
  • Lunch (bring your own)
  • Involvement in blockades and Protests (Aidan)
  • Peacekeeper training (Simon)
  • Afternoon Tea (provided)
  • You and the Law at a blockade (Aidan)
  • Mockade (Simon & Aidan)

4.30 Close

Trainer Background

Simon Clough is a Councillor and former deputy mayor of Lismore. He has a long history of activism and community development work. Simon commented, ‘I believe that when our institutions fail us we must take decisive non-violent action to protect our land and communities.

Aidan Ricketts is an experienced social and environmental activist as well as a prominent activism educator, academic and writer. Aidan has written for many academic journals and is author of “The Activists’ Handbook”. He is also a lecturer with the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University.

 

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