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Getting Elected - to Represent Your Community

Voices For Indi

Saturday, 2 June 2018 at 9:00 am - Sunday, 3 June 2018 at 1:00 pm (AEST)

Getting Elected - to Represent Your Community

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For both Saturday and Sunday. This ticket includes free entry to Politics and Rural Australia - In Conversation With Gabrielle Chan on Saturday evening.
30/05/2018 $125.00 $7.96
Donation   more info 03/06/2018 Enter donation ($)

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Are you considering standing as a candidate at a future local, state or federal election? Or supporting someone who is?

Voices for Indi invites you and your support team to participate in a practical workshop designed to provide prospective candidates with enhanced skills and knowledge to get elected.

Your ticket includes free attendance at Saturday evening's Conversation with Gabrielle Chan.

This two-day workshop will focus on how our political system works, strategies for campaigning, managing expectations and connecting with your community through a rich variety of session leaders including: 

- Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre
- Dr Carolyn Hendriks, Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy ANU
- Gabrielle Chan, Chief Political Correspondent, Guardian Australia
- Mary Crooks AO, CEO, Victorian Womens Trust
- Geoff Lambert, Election Analyst
- Politicians including Cathy McGowan AO
- Nick Haines, Senior Campaigner, SumOfUs
- Judy Brewer AO
- Alana Johnson 
- Dr John Warhurst AO

Topics include:

- Making the decision to become a candidate
- Ethics in politics
- Understanding representation and engaging with community
- How the political system works
- Organising and running a campaign
- Understanding and using traditional and social media
- How the voting system works

Please note that this event is a private event for participants and presenters. We aim to a strong learning and educational culture and environment.


Plan your trip - Albury Wodonga has flights, rail, and bus connections

Accommodation - Albury Wodonga Visitor Information Centre or phone 1300 252 879

Queries to Tony Lane  0417 378 983 or

Authorised by Denis Ginnivan,80 Dicksons Road Indigo Valley VIC 3688

Have questions about Getting Elected - to Represent Your Community? Contact Voices For Indi

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La Trobe University
133 McKoy Street
West Wodonga, VIC 3690

Saturday, 2 June 2018 at 9:00 am - Sunday, 3 June 2018 at 1:00 pm (AEST)

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Voices For Indi

Voices for Indi is a regional voluntary community organisation supporting engagement and participation in our democracy.


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