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Senior organiser of member programs, GetUp
Emma is the Senior Organiser of Member Programs at GetUp. Emma's focus is developing high-barrier member-driven events and projects that move the movement from online to offline. Most recently, Emma organised GetUp's 2016 election day effort that saw over 3000 GetUp members hand out 1.1 million how-to-votes at 500 polling booths. In September 2017, Emma organised PowerUp, GetUp's first national training conference, where over 700 members from 45 electorates came together in Sydney to launch GetUp's Action Group Network.
Advocacy Development and Networks Officer (Community Organiser), Cancer Council NSW
Carolyn ‘shows the love’ to the Cancer Council’s volunteer community advocates. She has a background in social work and training. She previously worked as the training coordinator with the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. A recent career highlight was the successful campaign to get NSW government to abolish co-payments on chemotherapy drugs, a $76 million commitment.