Event Archive

“I thought that Progress 2013 really excellent. It was perfectly timed, great speakers and sessions. Really positive energy. Lots of little and big take home stuff for me and our crew. So personal and heartfelt thanks to you and everyone who I haven’t met who did all the work big and small. I hope you have the energy to repeat it.”

– Barry, philanthropy leader

Past Events

Melbourne Fellowship 2016

We train and empower 21st century change agents: campaigners, non-profit managers, and community organisers, who build and serve social change movements.  The Fellowship is a leadership course, and skills turbo boost, for a specific type of leader: people working to change the world through public advocacy and campaigning. Graduates of the Fellowship Program are fluent in […]

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Melbourne, 12th August, 2016 - 12th December, 2016

Fellowship Information Webinar

Applications are now open for the Australian Progress 2016 Melbourne Fellowship. Join us for a short and fun online webinar from Fellowship convener, Rebecca Wilson and fellowship alumni to find out if this five month program of retreats and expert seminars is the right way for your to turbo-boost your campaigning skills and build at network […]

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Online, 15th April, 2016 - 15th April, 2016

Webinar – campaigning for YES

Australian Progress is organising a urgent and short 1 hr webinar for nonprofits and other community groups to learn more about the campaign. WHAT: Hear from very diverse organisations about why they chose to get involved, what they’re doing, and what they’ve learnt so far. Those sharing include: Oxfam, co-health community health centres, Vic Trades […]

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Online, 6th September, 2017

Fellowship Alumni Retreat 2017

Alumni, register now to secure your place at the Progress Fellows Retreat 2017, returning to the Byron Hinterland

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Byron Bay, 3rd February, 2017 - 5th February, 2017

Sydney Fellowship Graduation Dinner

Join us to celebrate the 2016 Sydney Fellows on their graduation from the fellowship.  We’ll enjoy a great Italian, vegetarian meal, hear from Alex Greenwich MP, Member for Sydney, celebrate our fellows as the graduate and learn more about Australian Progress.   You can find out more about the 2016 Sydney fellows here. On graduation, they […]

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Sydney, 20th June, 2016 - 20th June, 2016

Progress 2017

Join Australia’s top campaigners and change-makers for two days in Melbourne, June 6-7.

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Melbourne, 6th June, 2017 - 7th June, 2017

Welcome Breakfast – 2017 Experts-in-Residence

RSVP today to this special welcome and chance to meet our new international Experts-in-Residence: Michael Whitney and Nicole Aro.

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Melbourne, 8th March, 2017 - 8th March, 2017

Media Skills Masterclass

Looking to ramp up your media profile? Want to be more confident with media interviews? Perhaps you’ve got some big announcements coming up and you need to make sure your delivery is top-notch? Australian Progress is pleased to offer another one-day small-group masterclass with leading news journalist and anchor, and media skills trainer, Tracey Spicer. […]

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Sydney, 25th September, 2017 - 25th September, 2017

2017 US Study Trip

Meet with the leaders of 35 to 45 of America’s most innovative campaigning and advocacy-oriented nonprofit and political campaigning organisations, foundations and funders, and attend Netroots Nation, the premier conference for America’s progressive movement. Itinerary 2-6 August: New York City, includes a free weekend; 7-9 August: Washington, DC; 10-13 August: Atlanta for Netroots Nation; and […]

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United States, 2nd August, 2017 - 16th August, 2017

Digital Fundamentals – Sydney

(This program also runs in Melbourne on 17 October) Feeling like one area you’re behind in is digital and social media? Perhaps you’ve years of experience in campaigning or non-profit management, but are not personally a big user of Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? This one-day workshop will provide you with the essentials you need to lead digital […]

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Sydney, 30th August, 2016 - 30th August, 2016

Management Masterclass – Melbourne

The Masterclass is a one-day program of three pick-and-choose training modules exploring managing for excellence, recruiting superstars, and creating a culture of impact.

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Melbourne, 1st September, 2017 - 1st September, 2017

Management Masterclass – Sydney

The Management Masterclass is a one-day program of three pick-and-choose workshop modules exploring managing for excellence, recruiting superstars, and creating a culture of impact in civil society organisations.

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Sydney, 5th September, 2017 - 5th September, 2017

Digital Bootcamp Melbourne 2017

Digital Bootcamp is a 5 day intensive training in digital advocacy campaigning designed to give new (but not novice) practitioners a skill-set turbo boost.

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Melbourne, 23rd October, 2017 - 27th October, 2017

FWD + Organise 2016

This November, we’re bringing together two of our most popular events: FWD, the conference run by and for digital campaigners, now in its fifth year; and Organise, our event for community, industrial, grassroots and relational organisers.

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Sydney, 24th November, 2016 - 25th November, 2016