Other advocacy activities


What is advocacy?

Advocacy is active support for an idea or a particular cause that helps to shape the agenda of governments and society.

Advocacy can occur at several levels–within your own community/local council, at state level or at the national or international level.

If you are interested in giving feedback about how the homeless system works, Council to Homeless Persons is developing a register of consumers who we can contact for surveys and focus groups.

You can email Cassandra Bawden, PESP Team Leader, or contact her on 8415 6210 if you are interested in participating or want some more information.

Other community service sectors also have consumer advocacy opportunities. For example:

Advocacy campaigns

Visit this section of our website to learn about or participate in some homelessness advocacy campaigns.