CounterAct is a not-for-profit organisation that supports communities across Australia to protect the natural environment and work for social justice and human rights. They provide training in civil resistance, non-violence, direct action skills, campaigning and community organising across the country. Their aim is to increase capacity and skills amongst grassroots activists whilst encouraging a culture of skill sharing, and making activism accessible for everyday folk.
They can advise and train on strategy, organising and campaigning skills, social and traditional media, digital privacy and security culture, group dynamics, facilitation and coordinating volunteers, as well as how to coordinate your own safe, and peaceful non-violent actions.
They have run workshops for or collaborated with: The Centre for Australian Progress, The Wilderness Society, United Voice, Pokies Play You, Quit Coal, Australian Youth Climate Coalition, Frontline Action on Coal, Leard Forest Alliance, Friends of the Earth, Lock the Gate, Save Bastion Point, No Macca’s in Tecoma, 350.org, Broome No gas, refugee rights activists, the East West tunnel campaign and others.