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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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Refugees Community event
Camberwell Market Stall
The Victorian Refugee Network need new supporters! If you are interested in human rights and in particular the human rights of refugees and asylum...

October 22, 2017 9:00 am

Camberwell Market

Market Pl, Camberwell, VIC 3124, AU

Gender and sexuality Film Screening
Meaningful Movement: Last Chance
Amnesty International Australia NSW LGBTQI Network will be working with Meaningful Movies to present a screening of Last Chance, a Canadian...

October 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Freda's

107 – 109 Regent Street Chippendale

Refugees Community event
Refugee Rights Quiz Night!
  Join Amnesty International WA’s Refugee Rights Group for this sensational quiz night! Do you know which country first gave women the...

October 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Rosie O'Grady's

205 James Street Northbridge, WA 6003

Join Amnesty International WA for our biannual Activist Skillshare!
Our Activist Skillshare is all about campaigning – we’ll have sessions on campaign strategy, personal narratives, creative campaigning,...

October 28, 2017 9:15 am

Replants

96 Wray Avenue, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

Gender and sexuality Community event
Say 'Yes' For Equality Picnic
Join us at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a fun and friendly picnic in support of equality for Queer members of the community You are cordially...

October 29, 2017 11:00 am

Adelaide Botanic Garden, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia

Gender and sexuality Community event
Parramatta Pride Picnic
The Parramatta Pride Picnic celebrates the LGBTQI community. There will be entertainment, information stalls, exhibitions, kids activities and food...

October 29, 2017 11:00 am

Parramatta River Foreshore Parramatta, NSW 2150

Activism Trivia
Trivia Afternoon with Amnesty Brisbane!
Help raise funds for Amnesty International with fun-filled trivia on a Sunday afternoon with the Amnesty Brisbane City action group.  Do you know...

October 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Crown Hotel in Lutwyche

446 Lutwyche rd Lutwyche

Activism Training
Refugee rights monthly national catch ups
Join our national monthly meeting to find out how you can help us to protect and assist people who are seeking safety. We invite our activists, new...

November 1, 2017 8:00 pm

Write for rights
Write 4 Rights Schools Conference 2017
This conference will focus on Amnesty International’s biggest campaign, Write 4 Rights. With an outstanding amount of letters written by...

November 1, 2017 10:00 am

Glebe Town Hall

160 St Johns Road Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia

Gender and sexuality Campaigns briefing
Interested in Women's Rights? Come along to our national women's rights network meeting!
We meet online (or you can phone in) quarterly. Send any agenda points to alex.kline@amnesty.org.au at least one week before each activist-driven...

November 2, 2017 8:30 pm

Activism Community event
Get Active Northern Beaches
Want to make a difference for human rights? Would you like to meet with like-minded people to turn your human rights passion into action? Come along...

November 2, 2017 6:30 pm

Manly Library

1 Market Place, Manly

HONK-A-THON for Refugees
Rug up and join us on the first Friday of the month, from 5pm – 6pm, on the corner of Macquarie and Murray Streets to show support for...

November 3, 2017 5:00 pm

Cnr Macquarie and Murray Streets, Hobart

15 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Gender and sexuality Community event
Goulburn Valley Pride's Out In The Open Carnival Day
Goulburn Valley group will be celebrating pride at the Out in the Open Festival! Come along for information about how to support and join local...

November 4, 2017 10:30 am

Queens Gardens

Cnr of Wyndham and nixon st, Shepparton, VIC 3630, AU

Activism Community event
Madman Anime Festival Melbourne
The Madman Anime Festival will run for two days at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 4th & 5th of November 2017. This...

November 4, 2017 10:00 am

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC 3006, AU

Death penalty Community event
Randwick Write For Rights
In 2016 Amnesty International collected a staggering 125,000 actions in Australia for Write for Rights. This year, we can do even better. Come along...

November 6, 2017 6:00 pm

Coogee RSL Club

Carr St & Byron St, Coogee NSW 2034

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

November 7, 2017 5:30 pm

Canberra Action Centre

Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Individuals at risk Letter Writing
Urgent Action Letter Writing
Take action for individuals at risk by writing letters on their behalf. Join us at the Canberra Action Centre (33 Ainslie Place, Civic, Canberra) on...

November 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Hellenic Club of Canberra

33 Ainslie Pl, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

Activism Community event
The Sydenham Kite Festival
The Sydenham Kite Festival, a free family event for the 7th consecutive year, is a day of kite-flying fun for all ages and levels of experience. The...

November 12, 2017 11:00 am

Delahey Recreational Reserve

80 Copperfield Drive, Delahey, Victoria 3037, AU

North East Metro @ Eltham Festival
The North East Metro group will again hold a ‘Write for rights’ stall at the Eltham Festival from 9 am to 5 pm. Be apart of the change...

November 12, 2017 9:00 am

Alistair Knox Park

829 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095

Refugees Conference
Griffith Symposium on refugees in 2017
The Amnesty International Action Group at Griffith for their second symposium for 2017, titled on the theme of refugees in 2017.’ A panel of...

November 15, 2017 6:30 pm

Sir Samuel Griffith Building

Griffith University Nathan

Community is everything Celebration
Djerriwarrh Festival
What is the Djerriwarrh festival? Join us at one of the largest events within the City of Melton. It’s a party for the people! There will...

November 18, 2017 11:00 am

Melton Recreation Reserve

Reserve Road, Melton, Victoria, 3337, Australia

Gender and sexuality Training
LGBTQI rights monthly national catch up
A monthly space for activists working on or interested in LGBTQI rights to meet nationally. Join us to share activism ideas, brainstorm campaigning...

November 21, 2017 7:00 pm

Activism Community event
Gold Coast Community Forum
Join the Amnesty International Australia Gold Coast group at the Gold Coast community forum and call for Federal leadership to address the...

November 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Albert Waterways Community Centre

Corner of Hooker Blvd and Sunshine Blvd

HONK-A-THON for Refugees
Rug up and join us on the first Friday of the month, from 5pm – 6pm, on the corner of Macquarie and Murray Streets to show support for...

December 1, 2017 5:00 pm

Cnr Macquarie and Murray Streets, Hobart

15 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Economic, social and cultural rights Conference
Victorian Schools Leadership Conference
Come join the Victorian Schools Network for their 2017 conference! We want to empower students to fight for the upholding of human rights, and use...

December 1, 2017 9:00 am

Kathleen Syme Library, Multipurpose Room 1

251 Faraday St, Carlton VIC, Victoria 3053, AU

Amnesty @ Eco Elves Night Market
The Eco-Elves Night Market is Canberra’s niche, eco-friendly Christmas market. Featuring live music, food and a local wine bar. Limited to 45...

December 1, 2017 5:00 pm

Canberra Environment Centre

15 Lennox Crossing, Acton ACT 2601, Australia

Activism
Watergardens Group @ CERES Makers and Flea Market
The Makers & Flea Market is a weekly outdoor market held at CERES Environment Park, selling quality handmade, vintage, up-cycled, pre-loved &...

December 9, 2017 9:00 am

CERES Environment Park - Makers and Flea Market

Corner Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick, Victoria 3057, AU