NAVA Advocacy Program: Weekly Workshops Registration

Thank you for registering for NAVA's Advocacy Program: Weekly Workshops Online.

Log in via ClickMeeting every Wednesday 4:00-5:30pm AEST, 22 April - 5 August 2020.  

Arts Day on the Hill yellow banner weekly workshops online

Leading up to Arts Day on the Hill, we are hosting the NAVA Advocacy Program. Every Wednesday evening starting from 22 April, join Esther Anatolitis and Australia’s leading advocacy thinkers and practitioners online at 4pm AEST. Let’s talk arts, policy, media, political and public engagement. What works? What doesn’t? What can we achieve together?


Wednesday evenings 4:00-5:30pm AEST via ClickMeeting 

22 AprilArts advocacy in a time of coronavirusAlex Marsden, National Director, AMaGA; Anne Robertson, Member, National Public Galleries Alliance
29 AprilRecap Arts Day on the Hill 2019 and introduce NAVA advocacy framework2019 Arts Day on the Hill Advocates
6 MayFirst Nations advocacyWesley Enoch: Artistic Director, Sydney Festival; Member, NAVA Board; co-facilitator, weekly Australia Council First Nations COVID19 roundtable
13 MayQ&A: How to advocate for the artsJohn Alexander MP: Co-Chair, Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts & Culture
20 MayPolicy literacy: where do the arts sit?
27 MayGlobal comparisons: who’s doing this well?Jackie Bailey: policy, research and evaluation specialist
3 JuneAchieving policy goals from an invisible portfolioMike Mrdak AO: former Secretary, former Department of Communications and the Arts
10 JuneQ&A: How to influence cultural policyMaria Vamvakinou MP: Co-Chair, Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts & Culture
17 JuneMedia engagementMichaela Boland: arts journalist, ABC, formerly the Australian
24 JuneNewsroom: media analysisGeorge Megalogenis:  journalist, political commentator, author
1 JulyHow to be a media spokespersonAbdul Abdullah, artist, and Jane Morey, publicist, who in late 2019 joined forces to defend Abdul’s work from political attack
8 JulyQ&A: How to engage with the publicAdam Bandt MP: Co-Chair, Parliamentary Friendship Group for Contemporary Arts & Culture
15 JulyPolitical engagementNicholas Pickard: Executive Director, Public Affairs, APRA AMCOS; Chair, Australian Society of Authors; former adviser to state and federal Labor arts ministers
22 JulyInsights from the insideMark Textor: Director, Crosby Textor, political campaign strategists who have won numerous elections for the Liberal Party in Australia and the Conservative Party in the UK
29 JulyHow to plan a meeting with a politicianHelen O’Neil: Chair, Performing Arts Connections Australia; former adviser to Labor arts ministers
5 AugQ&A with Esther: Let’s get ready