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 05 2015 6:30 PM
Where:
NSW Amnesty Action Centre, Level 1, 79 Myrtle St, Chippendale, NSW, 2008

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Meaningful Movies: Siddharth

Come along to our first human rights film screening of 2015. Siddharth is the spellbinding and gorgeously wrought tale of one father's journey across India in search of his son.

When:
Monday February 16 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:
Myrtle Street, The Chippendale Hotel (downstairs), 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:
Saturday February 28 2015 8:00 AM
Where:
Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Habour, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Evening of Conversation

Join Amnesty Randwick for an evening of conversation with experts on asylum seekers and refugees.

When:
Thursday October 23 2014 7:30 AM
Where:
60 Clovelly Rd, The Randwick Literary Institute, Randwick, NSW, 2031

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‘Surviving Darfur’ exhibition

'Surviving Darfur' is a photo exhibition documenting the lives of refugees in Chad's refugee camps. The collection is from acclaimed photographer Richard Wainwright.

When:
Monday October 27 2014 1:00 AM
Where:
TAP Gallery, 278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

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Recent News

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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!

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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.

NSW Media Volunteer Role

  • Published on 12/12/2014

Amnesty International Australia has an exciting media volunteer opportunity based in our Sydney action centre.

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Write for Rights in Manly

  • Published on 4/12/2014

Manly Amnesty had a fantastic event last night at the Surf Club writing letters for Individuals at Risk.