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There are more than 200 Amnesty International action groups in Australia, and dozens of events held each week. Enter your postcode and find out what's happening in your area.

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Under the Sun: Film Screening
This month Meaningful Movies NSW will be screening the daring, award-winning film UNDER THE SUN. UNDER THE SUN is a Russian documentary that follows...

February 28, 2017 7:00 pm

Dendy Newtown, King Street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

Training
Get Active at Amnesty International!
At Amnesty International, we defend human rights around the world and at home in Australia. Our volunteers and activists in Canberra campaign for a...

February 28, 2017 5:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

March 1, 2017 8:00 pm

Seddon Festival Amnesty Stall
What is it? The Seddon Festival is a day for celebration, music and entertainment amongst the local Melbourne Inner West. There will be activities,...

March 4, 2017 11:00 am

ActivismCelebration
Central Coast International Women's Day Expo 2017
A celebration of women, their organisations and their contributions to the Central Coast ‘Be Bold for Change’ is the global International...

March 4, 2017 10:00 am

Erina Fair, Terrigal Drive, Erina, New South Wales, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
International Women's Day Forum
Come along to this event to hear four representatives from NoFGM Oz speak accompanied by a video. Two speakers Fatu Sillah and Amy Iheakanwa are...

March 5, 2017 2:00 pm

Blue Mountains Community Hub

104-108 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777, Australia

Training
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ACTIVISM AND INFORMATION STALL - QUEANBEYAN MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL
VISIT OR VOLUNTEER AT THE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL STALL from 10AM to 4PM This festival delivers a culturally packed program featuring live...

March 5, 2017 10:00 am

Queanbeyan Park

Lowe St, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia

Melbourne Uni FREE Pub Night & Trivia!
Kick off the start of Semester 1 with the Unimelb Amnesty Group’s FREE trivia and pub night! Throughout semester we meet weekly to fight for...

March 7, 2017 7:15 pm

The Shaw Davey Slum, Carlton, Victoria, Australia

Gender and sexualityCelebration
International Women's Day Trivia Night
Come along to an Amnesty International Feminist Trivia Night to mark International Women’s Day on the 8th of March. What’s happening?...

March 8, 2017 8:00 pm

The Workers Club, 51 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065, Australia

ActivismTraining
How to engage with your MP workshop
Building relationships with local MPs is an important element for social change. Our elected representatives jobs are to represent our community...

March 15, 2017 6:30 pm

Sydney Action Centre

Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale NSW 2007

Training
Want to join your Branch Committee in 2017? Come to our intro workshop to learn more.
Want to try your hand at something new in 2017? Interested in becoming a regional leader? Then we invite you to consider nominating to become part of...

March 18, 2017 1:00 pm

ActivismTraining
Activism with impact: WA activism skill share
Join activists from Western Australia for our first Activism skill share of 2017. Our lead activists will host workshops and share their skills and...

March 18, 2017 9:30 am

Victoria Park Minilab

874 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park, WA 6101

Indigenous rightsCommunity event
March Book Club - Purple Threads
Bring your thoughts and a snack to share if you can as we discuss Jeanine Scott’s ‘Purple Threads’ “Growing up in the...

March 20, 2017 6:30 pm

1/79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008

Gender and sexualityTraining
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

March 21, 2017 7:00 pm

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

April 5, 2017 8:00 pm

Activism
Join us for the book launch of "Nauru Burning" by Mark Isaacs
Amnesty Refugee Action Group are holding a book launch at Fullers Book Shop, featuring Mark Isaacs new book “Nauru Burning”. Blurb from...

April 6, 2017 5:00 pm

Fullers Book Shop

131 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Broadmeadows Street Festival
The Broadmeadows Street Festival is held to celebrate the cultural diversity of Hume. What is it? There will be food, music and entertainment. You...

April 9, 2017 3:00 pm

1 Tanderrum Way, Broadmeadows, VIC, 3047, Australia

ActivismRally
Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees
Join Amnesty to march for refugee rights. We will be at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees, marching behind an Amnesty banner. Come along...

April 9, 2017 1:30 pm

Gender and sexualityTraining
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

April 18, 2017 7:00 pm

Training
Want to join your Branch Committee in 2017? Come to our intro workshop to learn more.
Want to try your hand at something new in 2017? Interested in becoming a regional leader? Then we invite you to consider nominating to become part of...

April 19, 2017 7:30 pm

Community is everythingCelebration
Community Is Everything BBQ Western Sydney
Free BBQ for our local community with a special invitation to those of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent and those who are involved in...

April 30, 2017 12:00 pm

Nurragingy Reserve, Knox Road, Doonside, New South Wales, Australia

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

May 3, 2017 8:00 pm

Gender and sexualityTraining
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

May 16, 2017 7:00 pm

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

June 7, 2017 8:00 pm

Gender and sexualityTraining
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

June 20, 2017 7:00 pm

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

July 5, 2017 8:00 pm

Community is everythingFilm Screening
NAIDOC Week 'Prison Songs' Film Night in Sutherland
Prison Songs shows the inmates of Darwin’s Berrimah Prison in a unique and completely new light in Australia’s first ever documentary musical....

July 5, 2017 6:30 pm

Sutherland Library, Sutherland Shire, Belmont Street, Sutherland, New South Wales, Australia

Gender and sexualityTraining
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

July 18, 2017 7:00 pm

RefugeesTraining
Refugee rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on refugee and asylum seeker issues to come together nationally to share activism ideas, brainstorm tactics and...

August 2, 2017 8:00 pm