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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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Community is everythingCelebration
Amnesty Victoria End of Year Party
We want to thank you for all that you do! You are invited to the Amnesty International Victoria End of Year Party to celebrate our groups, activists...

December 8, 2016 6:30 pm

City of Melbourne Bowls Club Inc., Dudley Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Write for rightsCommunity event
Amnesty Parramatta Write for Rights
Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s annual letter writing campaign, which happens in November and December each year, around the world....

December 8, 2016 6:30 pm

SHH Centre for Hybrid Arts

9 Albert Street, North Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Write for rightsCommunity event
End of Year Write for Rights with Amnesty NSW Women's Network
Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s annual letter writing campaign, which happens in November and December each year, around the world....

December 8, 2016 6:30 pm

The Rose Hotel, Cleveland Street, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia

Training
Skills Training at the Canberra Action Centre
Your voice is one of the most effective tools to motivate others to act for human rights, but speaking to a friend, family member or someone at a...

December 8, 2016 5:45 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Write for rightsCommunity event
Amnesty International Maitland Write for Rights
Amnesty International Maitland invites you to come along to a Write for Rights letter writing event. Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s...

December 8, 2016 10:00 am

Organic Feast, William Street, East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Community event
The 2016 Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Oration
Join us at this free public event, featuring a lecture by Graeme Innes, AM. Graeme is an Australian lawyer, company director, public speaker, and...

December 9, 2016 6:00 pm

Mornington Secondary College, Nepean Highway, Mornington, Victoria, 3931, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
BRING THEM HERE - A WEEKLY VIGIL IN NOWRA
This weekly event is held every Friday from 10.00am to 12 noon on the footpath outside the local office of the MP, Ann Sudmalis in Junction Street...

December 9, 2016 10:00 am

Outside Ann Sudmalis MP Local Office

59 Junction Street, Nowra, New South Wales, 2541, Australia

Economic, social and cultural rightsCommunity event
Human Rights and Gendered Violence: International Human Rights Day Forum
Speakers include: David Morrison (Australian of the Year 2016) Louise Taylor (Deputy CEO, Legal Aid ACT) John Hinchey (Victims of Crime Commissioner)...

December 9, 2016 12:00 pm

Canberra Legislative Assembly

196 London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Gender and sexualityFilm Screening
Daughter of the Lake: Film Screening
Daughter of the Lake blends the political and the spiritual, beautifully depicting the humanity at the heart of these land rights cases. Join the...

December 9, 2016 6:00 pm

North Beach Community Centre - City of Stirling, Stirling, North Beach,

7a Kitchener Street, North Beach, Western Australia, Australia

Freedom of expression, association and assemblyCommunity event
Activism After Hours - Why is Free Speech Important?
However absurd this may seem, people are prosecuted, imprisoned, and even tortured for these very acts, all around the world. Amnesty International...

December 9, 2016 6:30 pm

Avid Reader

193 Boundary St, West End, Queensland, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
The Denison group is hosting a stall at the Sandy Bay Twilight Market
The Denison group is hosting a stall at the Sandy Bay Twilight Market this Friday, 9th of December as part of Amnesty’s annual “Write for...

December 9, 2016 4:00 pm

Twilight Markets

Long beach Foreshore, Sandy Bay Tasmania

Refugees
Write For Rights at Ghan International Film Festival
Join the Flinders University Action Group at the Ghan International Film Festival Australia on the 9th- 10th December 2016, and take action for human...

December 9, 2016 6:00 pm

Mercury Cinema, Morphett Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Individuals at riskLetter Writing
Bulli Write for Rights
Join us at Bulli Beach Cafe and write letters for Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Campaign. Just bring yourself, a pen, and a passion...

December 10, 2016 9:30 am

Bulli Beach Cafe, Trinity Row, Bulli, New South Wales, 2516, Australia

Training
New South Wales Activist Training Day
A training day for all our activists in New South Wales, designed to improve your activism skills and improve the human rights impact of your...

December 10, 2016 4:00 pm

New South Wales Action Centre

Level 1, 79 Myrtle st, Chippendale, NSW, 2007

Community is everythingCommunity event
Poetry & Spoken Word Evening
  Summer Fling – Performance Event Free Entry – Saturday 10 December 2016 – Northcote Rooftop Bar Come celebrate International Human...

December 10, 2016 7:00 pm

Northcote Town Hall

189 High Street, Northcote, VIC, 3070, Australia

Community is everythingFilm Screening
SPEAR: A foot in each world, a heart in none.
Amnesty Southern Group and the Cygnet Arts Council invite you to a screening of a film by Stephen Page, SPEAR. It will be held at the Cygnet Supper...

December 10, 2016 7:00 pm

Supper Room, Town Hall, Mary Street, Cygnet

Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, Australia

Community is everythingCommunity event
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY WRITE FOR RIGHTS STALL IN KATOOMBA
The Upper Blue Mountains Amnesty group will be holding an information stall just outside on Hapenny Lane just near the Blue Mountains Food Co-op ....

December 10, 2016 10:00 am

Street front on Hapenny Ln, Katoomba NSW 2780

Hapenny Ln Katoomba, NSW 2780

Community is everythingCommunity event
Central Coast Amnesty Write for Rights
The Central Coast Amnesty group will be holding a letter writing marathon at the Spike Milligan Room at Woy Woy Library. Joined by millions across...

December 10, 2016 10:00 am

Spike Milligan Room, Woy Woy Library

Cnr Blackwall Rd & Oval Ave, Woy Woy NSW 2256

ActivismTraining
Social Change Lab on Human Rights Day
This is the last Social Change Lab for 2016! Come and join us to reflect and celebrate 2016 as we look to 2017. We will have Activist Awards Ceremony...

December 10, 2016 4:00 pm

Amnesty International NSW Action Centre

Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale

Individuals at riskLetter Writing
Amnesty Manly Write for Rights
The Amnesty International Manly Group will be holding a letter writing event at Manly Library on 10 December. We will encourage people to come in and...

December 10, 2016 10:00 am

Manly Library

1 Market Place Manly, NSW 2095

ActivismCelebration
An opportunity to convene together at years end to celebrate the achievements and dedication of our group members, as well as to participate in Write for Rights.
Join the Denison Group for a picnic on Parliament lawns. This is an opportunity to bring together our original group members as well as welcome in...

December 10, 2016 11:00 am

Parliament Lawn, Hobart Tasmania

Community is everythingCommunity event
AMNESTY STALL AT THE LIONS TUGGERANONG COMMUNITY MARKETS
We will be holding an information stall at the Lions Tuggeranong Community Markets. Visit our stall and sign some letters as a part of this years...

December 11, 2016 9:00 am

LIONS TUGGERANONG COMMUNITY MARKETS

Crn Ashley Drive and Johnson Drive Calwell, ACT 2905 Australia

Write for rightsCommunity event
Amnesty International Balmain Write for Rights
Join Balmain Amnesty at the Cat and Fiddle to write letters for Individuals at Risk throughout the world. Write for Rights is Amnesty...

December 11, 2016 6:00 pm

Cat & Fiddle Hotel, 456 Darling St, Balmain, NSW, 2041, Australia

Individuals at riskCommunity event
South West Sydney Amnesty International Human Rights Day
Join Amnesty South West Sydney with the local Human Rights Relief Foundation to bring awareness about human rights issues locally and...

December 11, 2016 10:00 am

Freedom Plaza

54 Park Road, Cabramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Individuals at riskCommunity event
Avalon Amnesty Loosely Woven Concert "Touch the Sky"
Join Avalon Amnesty International Group for a free light-hearted acoustic concert featuring 19 instrumentalists and singers. Loosely Woven will...

December 11, 2016 4:00 pm

Avalon Baptist Church

Avalon Baptist Church, George Street, Avalon Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Write for rightsLetter Writing
2016 Write for Rights Moruya and Batemans Bay Amnesty International
This year we will be focusing on 9 cases, and campaigning on their behalf Fomusoh Ive Feh, a student from Cameroon facing 20 years for an SMS....

December 12, 2016 12:00 pm

St John's Hall, Anglican Church

Page Street, Moruya, NSW, 2537, Australia

Write for rightsCommunity event
Amnesty International Forest Write for Rights
Amnesty International Forest invites you to come along to a Write for Rights letter writing event. Write for Rights is Amnesty International’s...

December 12, 2016 8:00 pm

Forest Community Centre Darley Street Forestville, NSW 2087

RefugeesCommunity event
Protect and promote the rights of refugees in Lismore
Join Amnesty International Lismore on the 15th of December as they launch a boat calling on the government to ‘leave no-one behind,’ and...

December 15, 2016 3:30 pm

Magellan Street, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Visit us at The Falls Festival at Marion Bay in Tassie
Amnesty is going to Falls! If you’re going to the Falls Festival in Marion Bay, come have a chat about what’s happening in the world of...

December 29, 2016 4:00 pm

Marion Bay, Tasmania

Marion Bay, Tasmania, Australia

ActivismCelebration
You are invited to Amnesty Launceston Groups Community Meeting
Amnesty International Launceston invites you to join us at a community meeting on Thursday 24th of January, to help us get the most out of our...

January 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Pilgrim Church

Paterson Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia