This grant enabled the Oscar’s Law Animal Advocates Program (OLAP), which was held over a weekend in 2013 in Victoria. 75 advocates were provided with training, enabeling them to educate communities about animal related concerns. Speakers included: Deb Tranter, the founder of Oscars Law, Anthony Wilson, current train the trainer expert for Al Gore’s Climate Project, Emma Haswell from Brightside Farm Sanctuary, Sid Chakravarty, Sea Shephard captain of the Steve Irwin, leading animal law professor and author Steven White, and BBC Kangaroo Dundee Star Chris Barnes. It is hoped that OLAP will become an annual fixture on the Australian calendar.