Amnesty International in Victoria welcomes all people interested in defending and protecting human rights in the local area.

Everyday we have activists across Victoria working to defend human rights and you too can get involved by joining one of our Action Groups, coming along to our monthly Get Active Meetings (held on the first Monday of each month) or attending one of our events.

To keep up to date with all upcoming events and news, sign up on the right hand panel of this page. Alternatively you can can subscribe by sending an email to [email protected] or by calling our reception on (03) 9412 0700.

Featured Events

Hiroshima: 70 Years

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) invites you to a special screening of the extraordinary historical drama "Hiroshima" (1953), directed by Hideo Sekigawa. Around 90,000 Hiroshima residents performed as extras in the film, helping recreate the horrific scenes of August 6, 1945.

Thursday August 06 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Kaleide Theatre, RMIT, 360 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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Justice, Courage, Action: Amnesty International Human Rights Conference

The Amnesty International Human Rights Conference is the first of it's kind in Victoria, specifically curated for people aged 18 - 30. The day will feature a range of guest speakers, interactive workshops, panel discussions and artistic and musical performances.

Saturday August 29 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street (Side Entrance off La Trobe Street), Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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Recent News

Expressions of Interest open: Join the Urgent Action Network

  • Published on 17/07/2015

Be part of a global movement of human rights defenders and join the Urgent Action Network.

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Human Rights Conference Volunteers needed!

  • Published on 17/07/2015

Amnesty International is hosting the first Victorian Human Rights Conference for young people and we need volunteers to help support the event!

Applications Open: Schools Network Outreach Team Secretary

  • Published on 17/07/2015

The Schools Network Outreach Team is looking for a passionate and awesome person to join the team in the role of Team Secretary.

ARTillery: Recruiting new team members now!

  • Published on 18/06/2015

ARTillery is an initiative of Amnesty International Australia, run by young volunteer who use all forms of art to shine a light on human rights injustices. ARTillery artists shed light on the dark side of humanity, and inspire us to see the world differently.

Expressions of Interest: Inner South Amnesty Group Leadership Team

  • Published on 12/06/2015

The Inner South Amnesty International Group is looking for passionate people to be part of the new leadership team. If you live around the St Kilda/Prahran area, are passionate about Human Rights and have a minimum of 5 a month to volunteer to support the group then send in your expression of interest NOW!