This free workshop is open to all health professionals and students, whether you’ve been working on climate change and health issues for years or are new to this – all welcome!


Have you ever wondered how to create the societal change necessary to tackle climate change? Just as being a good doctor requires training, being an effective change-maker is something that can be learnt and passed on.

This day of workshops will equip you with practical skills in advocacy and campaigning that you can use in whatever arena you’re working in. Workshop topics will include exploring ways in which societal change happens, having effective conversations, political advocacy and building a movement of engaged active health professionals.

Friday General Workshop Schedule

13th April 2018

Welcome and acknowledgement of country

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

Theories of change, introduction to community organising and relational meetings

09:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Big picture ‘directed network campaigning’ and community organising skills 101

11:45 AM - 13:15 PM


13:15 PM - 14:00 PM

How to influence politicians

14:00 PM - 14:45 PM

Communicating climate change and doing winning presentations

14:45 PM - 15:45 PM

Wrap up and finish

15:45 PM

Friday General Workshop Presenters

Dr Kim Loo

iDEA18 Speaker Liason

Shaun Murray

Shaun Murray

Lead NSW Organiser, GetUp

Dr Darshini Jayaratnam

Dr Darshini Jayaratnam

General Practitioner

Dr Eleanor Evans

Dr Eleanor Evans

General Practitioner