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Amnesty’s 59th Birthday & Sorry Day Online Event

Amnesty International Gold Coast invites you to commemorate National Sorry Day in recognition of Indigenous Australians we were forcibly removed from their families during the Stolen Generation. We will also be celebrating Amnesty International’s 59th birthday, and all of the wins we have achieved for human rights in those years. This is a great opportunity […]

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Street art of an Aboriginal flag
National Sorry Day – Adelaide

Amnesty International SA/NT invites you to join us at the Journey of Healing commemoration of National Sorry Day, held on Friday 24th May from 10.30am – 2:30pm at Tarntanyangga (Victoria Square). Elders are especially invited to this event to receive the recognition their place in the community entitles them to. Options for engaging Treaty negotiations […]

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Silhouette of Indigenous children sitting on a fence
National Sorry Day

Amnesty International Gold Coast invites you to commemorate National Sorry Day, in recognition of Indigenous Australians who were forcibly removed from their families during the Stolen Generation. We will also be celebrating Amnesty International’s 58th birthday, and all of the wins we have achieved for human rights in those years. Join us for a special […]

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Child rights Australia
International Youth Day: Young must be at centre of COVID-19 recovery
12 August 2020 | 11:13 am

On International Youth Day, August 12, governments must be reminded to place young people at the centre of their COVID-19 recovery plans and the voices of young people must be heard. International Youth Day is designed to give an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, […]

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Community is Everything
Maitland Reconciliation Week Stall

Maitland Action Group will be celebrating National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week by holding a stall at Pender Place shopping centre from 9.00am. We will be providing information about these important days and highlighting what we can all do to support indigenous human rights. We will also give people the opportunity to support refugees and […]

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Women's rights Australia
Why we need a dedicated, self-determined National Safety Plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children
8 March 2022 | 12:34 pm

Change the Record is Australia’s only national Aboriginal led justice coalition of Aboriginal peak bodies and non-Indigenous allies. For International Women’s Day in 2022, they write about the need for the government to commit to a dedicated, self-determined National Safety Plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children.

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Human rights Australia
Has the government put human rights at the heart of its decisions?
8 December 2020 | 1:07 pm

In 2019, Australians elected their next government. In the leadup to the election, Amnesty International Australia called upon whoever was to form government to put human rights – both at home and abroad – at the heart of all policy decisions, and to re-establish Australia’s place in the world as a free, fair and caring […]

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