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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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Activism Campaigns briefing
Amnesty National Women's Network Campaign Planning Meeting
We’re very excited to be officially launching Amnesty’s global campaign to stop online violence against women next Wednesday the 21st of...

March 19, 2018 8:30 pm

Refugees Film Screening
Community screening of "Constance on the Edge"
” Constance on the Edge” is a documentary which follows a Sudanese refugee family in Melbourne over a 10 year period. It...

March 20, 2018 6:30 pm

Sutherland Library

30-36 Belmont Street, Sutherland

Refugees Community event
Living Library with dr Munjed Al Muderis
We are very fortunate to have this world renowned, pioneering orthopaedic surgeon, present his story. As a young medical resident, Prof Al Muderis...

March 20, 2018 6:30 pm

Close the Gap Day
Join Amnesty’s South Eastern Group on Close the Gap Day to discuss the current state of the Indigenous Youth Justice system. We are very...

March 20, 2018 8:00 pm

St Stephen's and St Mary's Anglican Church Hall

383 High Street Road, Mount Waverley VIC, Australia

Indigenous rights
Harmony day event at Sutherland Farmer's Market
Sutherland Shire Amnesty will partner with Gymea Community Aid And Information Service, Sutherland Council and others to...

March 24, 2018 8:30 am

Sutherland Farmers Market

Flora Street, Sutherland NSW, Australia

Palm Sunday Rally
The Victorian Refugee Network will participate in the Palm Sunday Rally in March, attempting to bring justice to refugees. Join them at the State...

March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

State Library

328 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC 3000, AU

Refugees Rally
Annual rally for refugee rights
Over the last few years there have been nationwide rallies on Palm Sunday for refugee rights. In Sydney the rally is again being organised by a...

March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Belmore Park 191 Hay Street Haymarket, NSW 2000 Australia

Activism Rally
Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees Adelaide
Join us at one of a number of nationwide rallies on Palm Sunday for the rights of refugees! The SA Refugee Action Group alongside other Amnesty...

March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square) to Parliament House, Adelaide

Refugees Rally
Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees
Join us at Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees to be held at Parliament Lawns, Hobart. There will be speakers and live music, with the focus on the need...

March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Parliament Lawns, Hobart

Parliament Ln, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Stall at Palm Sunday Gathering
Palm Sunday, traditionally a day to promote peace, will be marked by a gathering of local Newcastle activist groups. Speakers include...

March 25, 2018 3:00 pm

Wheeler Place

Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW, Australia

Sydney- Palm Sunday Rally
Most people understand that no human being is illegal and that justice and equality are human rights … join our Central Coast Human Rights...

March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Belmore Park

Hay Street, Haymarket NSW, Australia

Executive Director of Refugee Legal, David Manne, will assess the current state of asylum and refugee policy in Australia.
David sat on the board of the Refugee Council of Australia for seven years and has headed 10 successful High Court challenges, including several...

March 27, 2018 7:30 pm

Human Rights Community event
March Book Club - Homegoing
Come and join Amnesty NSW Book Club in March to discuss Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Homegoing’: “Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are...

March 28, 2018 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Australia NSW Action Centre Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008 Australia

Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008 Australia

What Can You Do? Get Active March 2018
Do you believe in human rights? Are you interested getting involved or learning something new? If you want to be involved in human rights...

March 28, 2018 6:30 pm

Amnesty international

79 Myrtle St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia

Want to join your Branch Committee in 2018? Come to our intro workshop to learn more.
Want to try your hand at something new in 2018? Interested in becoming a regional leader? Then you’re invited you to consider nominating to...

April 4, 2018 7:30 pm

Women's rights
Meaningful Movement on Women's Rights
Meaningful Movement on Women‘s Rights is a celebration of all the great work Amnesty has done to support Women‘s Rights around...

April 5, 2018 7:00 pm


107-109 Regent St, Chippendale NSW, Australia

Activism Campaigns briefing
Stay up to date with the latest info on our BRAVE campaign
Get updates on the BRAVE Individuals at Risk cases that we’re asking you to work on, details about how you can reach your community and...

April 9, 2018 7:30 pm

Indigenous rights Community event
Going Off At The Swamp (GOATS) Festival
GOATS is a celebrated free community event and each year launches Youth Week on the Central Coast. The festival offers up and coming musicians the...

April 15, 2018 9:00 am

The Epicenter, San Remo 28 Brava Avenue San Remo, NSW 2262 Australia

28 Brava Avenue San Remo, NSW 2262 Australia

Refugees Film Screening
Freedom Stories film screening
In the film, ‘boat people’ from the Middle East who arrived in 2001 (the year of the Tampa crisis) tell of their struggles and their...

April 17, 2018 7:00 pm

Waverly Library Theatrette

48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction NSW, Australia

Rural Australians For Refugee Debate
Join us in the lead up to the next National Rural Australians for Refugees Conference. Watch as North East Victoria schools battle it out in front of...

April 28, 2018 9:30 am

Freedom of expression, association and assembly
May Book Club - Dying for a Chat
Come and join Amnesty NSW Book Club in March to discuss Dr Ranjana Srivastava’s ‘Dying for a Chat’: “Winner of the 2013 Human...

May 30, 2018 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Australia NSW Action Centre Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008 Australia

Amnesty International Australia NSW Action Centre Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008 Australia

Activism Campaigns briefing
We invite you to join the Women's Rights Network to stand up for women's rights in 2018.
Be part of our national Women’s Rights Network in 2018 We’ve got a big year ahead of us, we invite you to help us achieve our goals and...

June 7, 2018 7:30 pm