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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Out of sight, out of mind?

Please join us for what promises to be an intellectually stimulating discussion about the impact of current detention policies on the fate of asylum seekers.

Wednesday May 07 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lyceum Theatre, Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW

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Amnesty activist at Amnesty Annual General Meeting. © AI/Hamish Gregory

Branch Annual General Meeting (BAGM) 2014

Share your ideas and passion with Amnesty International and other committed supporters at this year's Branch Annual General Meeting (BAGM).

Saturday May 10 2014 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
New South Wales Action Centre, 79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale, NSW

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Meaningful Movies: Young and Gay in Putin’s Russia

Join us for a screening of the hard-hitting film 'Young and Gay in Putin’s Russia'.

Monday May 12 2014 6:30 PM
The Chippendale Hotel, 87-91 Abercrombie St, Chippendale, NSW, 2008

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Book Club: The Sunday Philosophy Club

Join NSW Book Club for a discussion of Alexander McCall Smith's 'The Sunday Philosophy Club'

Wednesday May 28 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
NSW Amnesty Action Centre, Level 1, 79 Myrtle St, Chippendale, NSW, 2008

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Recent News

Urgent Action News April 2014

  • Published on 10/04/2014

The latest from Urgent Action News!

April Volunteer Positions

  • Published on 7/04/2014

Do you have some spare time? Want to donate your skills, learn some new ones and meet some great people? Check out our current volunteer opportunities

Jewish challah bread baked by participants of Meet, Eat, Learn cooking class in Bondi

Meet, Learn, Eat a resounding success

  • Published on 20/03/2014

In February the NSW Refugee Network held Meet, Learn and Eat, a much anticipated refugee-hosted cooking class. Network co-convenor Glyn Mather reports back on the successful day.

Urgent Action News February 2014

  • Published on 4/02/2014

The latest from Urgent Action News!

March with Amnesty International at Mardi Gras

  • Published on 29/01/2014

There are several volunteer positions for the upcoming Mardi Gras parade. Join in the party!

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Level 1
79 Myrtle Street
Chippendale, NSW 2008


Locked Bag 23
Broadway, NSW 2007

Phone: (02) 8396 7670

Fax: (02) 8396 7677



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