Latrobe City Workshop – Advocacy Skills for Community Groups

Change begins behind the scenes with preparation and the great efforts of passionate people who can make a positive difference in our community – the advocators.

This session will help community group representatives understand how effective advocacy can be powerful and provide foundations for bringing issues to a range of audiences to stimulate discussion and change.

Topics to be covered include:

  • What is advocacy and why is it worth it?
  • The basic skills of an effective advocate
  • Understanding the political and social framework of your community
  • How groups can effectively represent their community
  • Tools and resources for developing an  advocacy plan
  • Importance of effective communication

Date: Wednesday  6 September 2017
Time 5.30pm for a 6pm start  to 9pm
Venue: Traralgon Golf Club Princes Highway, Traralgon

Please register at by Wednesday 30 August 2017.
Places are limited

For further information or special requirements including: dietary, Auslan interpreting, hearing augmentation or information in alternative formats, contact Abby Clavarino, Community Development Officer on 5128 5658 or


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GippSport acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work, The Bunurong Peoples, Gunaikurnai Peoples and other traditional owner groups of the Gippsland/East Gippsland Region.  We recognise their ongoing connection to the land, waters and community, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and the ongoing living culture of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.

GippSport is committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and working in solidarity towards reconciliation.

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