[SOLD OUT] How to Run for Office (Queensland)
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Join the One Woman Project for this exciting four-week series on How to Run for Office.
This series will feature workshops, panel discussions and keynote speakers covering everything from the background to Australia’s political system, to the intricacies of running at a local, state or federal level, to the steps you need to take to deliver a successful campaign!
Session 1: A Background - Thursday 28 March
The first session will be an in-depth workshop detailing the history and background to Australia’s political system, a detailed look at the major and minor parties, and the differences between running as a party member or an independent.
Session 2: How to Run - Thursday 4 April
This second session will kick-off with a panel discussion featuring prominent politicians and candidates (including Councillor Kara Cook - Morningside Ward and Bridget Clinch) providing the full details of running at a local, state or federal level. Following this will be three mini workshops on campaign skills with expert grassroots campaigner Amy MacMahon, media training with PR pro Kristin Perissinotto, and community engagement with OWP's own Madeline Price.
Session 3: How to Win - Thursday 11 April
Session 3 will feature a panel discussion (with exceptional politicians including Larissa Waters) detailing their top tips for winning one - or more - election campaigns.
Session 4: How to Lead - Thursday 18 April
Wrapping up, the series will have a keynote presentation from long-time politician and gender equality supporter Senator Claire Moore on her experiences in politics and the value of leadership.
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This event will take place on the land of the Jagera, Yuggera, Yuggerapul and Turrbul people and we acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded by the First Nations custodians. This always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.