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

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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:
Level 1, 79 Myrtle St, NSW Amnesty Action Centre, Chippendale, NSW, 2008

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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:
Darling Habour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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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

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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:
King street, Civic Park, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

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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:
Hyde Park, Corner of Elizabeth and Park St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Recent News

Urgent Action News April 2015

  • Published on 13/04/2015

The latest Urgent Action news.

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A reflection on the Death Penalty in Australia and the World

  • Published on 23/03/2015

A look into the issue of the Death Penalty in both Australia and around the World.

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Wanted: Activist Support Volunteer (unpaid volunteer role)

  • Published on 17/03/2015

The NSW Activism Team is currently recruiting for Activist Support Volunteer (unpaid volunteer role).

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Avalon Amnesty’s Successful ‘Wave ‘Concert!

  • Published on 16/03/2015

Avalon Amnesty does it again with a successful concert to raise awareness and funds for our campaigns!

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Youth Network Opportunities - Get involved now!

  • Published on 12/03/2015

Are you young ? Are you passionate about human rights issues?

This is your chance to get involved!