Time to Shine Resources - Solar Citizens

Time to Shine MP Meeting Resources

Here are all the resources you need to set up and run a successful Time to Shine MP meeting. Whether you've never met with a politician before or happen to be a pro, our comprehensive guide and handy list of links and resources for each step will make it nice and easy. We know you're going to nail it! 

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READ THIS FIRST: ** TIME TO SHINE: MEET YOUR MP GUIDE **

This Guide walks you through the process of booking, preparing and running your MP meeting with lots of handy tips and templates to use along the way.

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Additional links and resources: 

  • STEP 1: CHECK YOUR ELECTORATE & BOOK YOUR MEETING 
    • Check which federal electorate you're in HERE.

    • Get contact details for your MP's electorate offices HERE.

  •  STEP 2: LET US KNOW YOU HAVE A MEETING

    • Once you've booked in your meeting, let us know HERE.

  • STEP 3: PREPARE YOUR MEETING

  • STEP 4: HAVE YOUR MEETING!

    • Don't forget to take the following things with you:

      • Copies of your Time to Shine Meeting Sheet (adapted from above) for your team members to keep the meeting on track and take notes.
      • Copy of your electorate's Solar Briefer (link above) to give to your MP
      • Copy of the FAQs on Solar and the RET (link above) to give to your MP
      • Copy of the MP RET Pledge Poster (link above) to ask your MP to pose with
      • Camera or smartphone to take a photo of your team with your MP!  
  • STEP 5: FOLLOW UP WITH LOCAL MEDIA & REPORT BACK TO SOLAR CITIZENS

    • Finished your meeting? Nice work! Record what happened and upload your photo HERE

    • Use the media release template above to let your local paper know about what the meeting. We can help with getting media - just ask us! 

 

To find a list of upcoming and past Time to Shine MP meetings head HERE. If you want to join an upcoming MP meeting in your area get in touch with the meeting organiser whose contact details are provided with the listing.

 

If you get stuck on anything, just drop us a line at info@solarcitizens.org.au