Applications are now being accepted for A UNIQUE MESSAGING AND COMMUNICATIONS FELLOWSHIP RUN BY AND FOR FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE.

How do we move beyond statistics and deficits in our campaigning, and create messages that the general public are receptive to, so we can win on our issues?

The First Nations Messaging and Communications Fellowship is for 15-20 First Nations communicators, working across a diversity of issues, to learn how to research and develop messaging, and shift the narrative on any issue.

Over two residential retreats and three webinars it will cover messaging and framing, combatting opposition messaging, narrative development, message research, media and digital communications.

 

STEERING COMMITTEE & LEAD TRAINERS

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DR JACKIE HUGGINS AM

Jackie is a Bidjara (central Queensland) and Birri-Gubba Juru (North Queensland) woman from Queensland who has worked in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs for over forty years. Jackie is a celebrated author and historian, and former co-chair of National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.

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KARRINA NOLAN,
ORIGINAL POWER

Karrina, Director of Original Power, is a descendant of the Yorta Yorta nation, with 25 years’ experience in community organising, campaigning, training and facilitation. Original Power is building the capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to protect country.

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LARISSA BALDWIN,
GETUP

Larissa, First Nations Justice Director at Getup, is from the Widjabul clan of the Bundjalung nation. Larissa co-founded the Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network, and has worked in many Indigenous organisations including Stronger Smarter Institute.