Extinction Rebellion

Sunday, 10 March 2024 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
The Hive, 61 Church St, Abbotsford
Wurundjeri Country

This is the minimum mandatory training to join Extinction Rebellion in action. This Non Violent Direct Action Training is designed to teach you how to engage in street politics and the most safe and effective way.

The session will cover topics such as:

-Why nonviolence? And how?
-Action roles and responsibilities
-Your rights with police
-Regenerative culture
-Arrestee support
-Pre-briefs and debriefs
-Getting started: What’s next for you?

The training is fully interactive and experiential. It is an excellent primer for new rebels and is critical for rebels who haven’t been arrested but are thinking about it and for those who wish to play support roles at actions where arrests are planned. For many previously trained rebels it also serves as a refresher.

The workshop is also a great opportunity to meet other rebels, hear their XR stories and learn to work together to build trust and community.

You will need to prepare by familiarising yourself with Extinction Rebellion’s demands and principles, which you can find here: What is XR - Extinction Rebellion Australia

PLEASE NOTE: If you are new, we strongly recommend that you attend one of our regular introductory sessions – Heading for Extinction and What To Do About It – before coming to NVDA training. These are 90-minute online sessions and can be found under Events at https://ausrebellion.earth

You can also watch a video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVjjRHarTM8

Please come prepared by arranging some food and water and have a notebook handy to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

If you have any queries, or if you can no longer make it after you have booked, please contact

Accessibility info: The Hive, 61 Church St Abbotsford, is an old factory building in an industrial area, 4 minutes walk from a tram. There is a step at the entrance. There are no accessible toilets. Parking nearby is limited. There are no shops nearby.

With love and rage
XR Vic Talks and Trainings Team

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