Induction To Marshalling

Start: Tuesday, December 05, 2023 9:00 AM

End: Tuesday, December 05, 202310:00 AM

Location:The Multicultural Hub506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, 3000 AU

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Marshals play a crucial role in any street action, march or protest. This workshop is essential for anyone wanting to Marshall at our December Rebellion events. It will give you an understanding of effective Marshalling and help you gain confidence to be part of XR Vic’s Marshals team.

Topics covered:

  • The role of Marshals
  • Being prepared
  • Maintaining focus
  • Maintaining access for passersby  
  • Ensuring road safety for all
  • De-escalating tension
  • Facilitating Emergency vehicle thoroughfare
  • Sharing responsibility for taking care that events are consistent with the values and principles of XR.
  • Taking care of ourselves and each other

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

The Gallery Room is right on Elizabeth Street, and is part of the Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, 3000 AU.

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 - and our Nonviolent Direct Action Training and De-escalation training, before you come to Marshaling training. These can be found under Events at . You can also watch a "Heading for Extinction . . ." video here:

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

This event is accessible