New South Wales

Amnesty International in New South Wales encourages people to get involved with defending and protecting human rights in their local area.

In New South Wales there are thousands of supporters working in different ways to defend human rights. Whether you want to join one of our action groups or networks, come along to an event or volunteer at the NSW Action Centre, you can get involved and help us defend human rights.

Featured Events

replace this text

Get active with Amnesty

Want to become involved with Amnesty but don't know where to start? Come along to learn more about Amnesty International, our campaigns and how you can play a part in 2015.

When:
Thursday February 12 2015 6:30 PM
Where:
NSW Amnesty Action Centre, Level 1, 79 Myrtle St, Chippendale, NSW, 2008

Get the full details

boat on darling harbour

Dragon Boat Race Festival - Chinese New Year 2015

Take part in the Amnesty team's Dragon Boat racing or, for the less energetic, visit our stall at Sydney's Chinese New Year Festival.

When:
Sunday March 01 2015 8:00 AM
Where:
Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Habour, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Get the full details

Music for Mercy logo

Music for Mercy: concert and vigil

Together with Mercy Campaign and Reprieve we're hosting a vigil and concert in Sydney to show solidarity with the ten people -- including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran -- facing imminent execution in Indonesia.

When:
Thursday January 29 2015 7:00 PM
Where:
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Get the full details

replace this text

Newcastle Vigil - Keep Hope Alive

Join Newcastle and UON Amnesty groups to light a candle in solidarity with Andrew and Myuran plus the (at least) 64 people on death row in Indonesia.

When:
Tuesday February 03 2015 6:00 PM
Where:
Civic Park, King street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Get the full details

replace this text

Sydney Vigil - Keep Hope Alive

Join us to stand against the use of the death penalty and ask for mercy for the lives of ten prisoners in Indonesia, including two Australians.

When:
Thursday February 05 2015 6:30 PM
Where:
Corner of Elizabeth and Park St, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Get the full details

Recent News

Urgent Action news February 2015

  • Published on 20/02/2015

The latest Urgent Action news.

replace this text

Everybody Should Be Empowered to Enjoy Their Sexuality

  • Published on 16/02/2015

Join Amnesty LGBTQI NSW Network in their campaign for gender diverse people by attending their upcoming events in the Mardi Gras Season.

replace this text

Make 2015 Your Year of Good

  • Published on 6/01/2015

Do you want to change the world? Are you frustrated by global and local issues but don't know how to make a difference?

Here's how!

dragon boat on darling harbour

Event Volunteers Wanted - Dragon Boat Racing

  • Published on 15/12/2014

Join our Dragon Boat Racing team for the Chinese New Year Festival. You will be trained and working with a great team of human rights defenders.

Urgent Action News December 2014

  • Published on 12/12/2014

Read the latest Urgent Action News here.