The Art of Political Advocacy: Breakfast and Panel Discussion

The Consumers’ Federation of Australia will host a breakfast and panel discussion before the National Consumer Congress 2019.


Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM, before the National Consumer Congress

Melbourne Room, Melbourne Town Hall
90-130 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

The ‘Art of Political Advocacy’ panel discussion will provide an opportunity to learn from political insiders, including tips on how to approach politicians and frame your issues in a way that speaks to decision-makers.

You will also get the opportunity to meet other consumer advocates and learn more about CFA while enjoying a gourmet breakfast.

This event is open to CFA members, their staff and consumer advocates. Tickets can be purchased via the link below. Please note that tickets are limited. 

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  • Tony Robinson, former Victorian Minister for Consumer Affairs
  • Tania Coltman, former Deputy Chief of Staff to Kelly O’Dwyer
  • Zoe Heinrichs, adviser to Derryn Hinch

Moderator: Gordon Renouf, Consumers’ Federation of Australia Deputy Chair and Co-Founder of Good On You

Rapporteur: Alan Kirkland, CEO, CHOICE