Advocacy 101

Advocacy 101

Advocacy is an amazing tool for creating positive change and outcomes, and a way to make best use of our democratic institutions. However, it's often difficult to know where to start, what's possible, and what works best. TNA's Advocacy 101 starts at the very beginning, aims to empower artists and arts workers, and gives them the tools to be effective advocates, both for themselves and for the arts sector as a whole.

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

Who to Contact?

An overview and guide on figuring out how each level of government works, what they are responsible for, and who to contact when. 

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

How to Contact Them?

A brief and practical overview of which politician you should consider contacting, and how to find them.

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

Which Contact Method?

Suggestions on what works best; meetings, phone calls, letters or emails? 

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

What to Say?

Tips on what to include in your correspondence, and how to make your message more effective.

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

Local Government

An overview and behind the scenes look at how Local Government works and how to best engage with your local council.

POLITICAL ADVOCACY

A National Cultural Plan

An overview of the recent Parliamentary Inquiry into Cultural and Creative Industries and Institutions, the subsequent report, and how you can advocate for the creation of a national cultural plan.