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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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ActivismTraining
Engaging our MPs: learn important skills on how to effectively engage our MP
A critical part of grassroots campaigning is communicating with decision-makers who can make change. Often, these people are our elected...

April 26, 2017 7:30 pm

Training
Learn how to craft your personal story to inspire people to take action for human rights.
We all have a story to tell. When told well it can be a powerful thing. Join us for our Personal narrative workshop. This session will teach you how...

April 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Amnesty International Australia, Perth Action Centre

Suite 70 Plaistowe Mews West Perth 6005

Indigenous rightsCommunity event
April Book Club - The Hate U Give
 Angie Thomas’ ‘The Hate U Give’ is a powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century....

April 26, 2017 6:30 pm

1/79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008

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...

April 27, 2017 5:45 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Careers in Human Rights
Want to make a difference? Passionate about social justice? Interested in human rights? You’ve come to the right place. Amnesty International...

April 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Level 2 Theatre

200 Berkeley St, Carlton, VIC, 3053, Australia

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

Come to the Tuggeranong Amnesty Action Group Meeting
Join the Amnesty International Tuggeranong Action group. Come and learn about Amnesty International Australia, our current campaigns to defend human...

April 30, 2017 2:00 pm

Tuggeranong Library meeting room

205 Cowlishaw St, Greenway, ACT, 2900, Australia

Indigenous rightsCommunity event
Community is Everything Western Sydney BBQ
We wish to meet and greet everyone and provide a platform to speak about our work and our recent ongoing campaign targeting national reform for our...

April 30, 2017 12:00 pm

Narragingy Reserve - Kookaburra Knox Rd Doonside, nsw 2767 Australia

Gender and sexualityTraining
Women's Rights Defenders Network Open Meeting
If you are interested in learning more about the Women’s Rights Defenders Network, come along to our open meeting! This open meeting will...

May 1, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Victoria Action Centre

134 Cambridge Street, Collingwood, VIC, 3066, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Activism After Hours
At this Activism After Hours session we will bring together Amnesty supporters from across Sydney to engage in lively discussion about human rights...

May 1, 2017 6:30 am

Amnesty NSW Action Centre

79 Myrtle St Level 1 Sydney, NSW 2008 Australia

ActivismTraining
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...

May 2, 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...

May 3, 2017 8:00 pm

ActivismCommunity event
How to host events that achieve your goals and contribute to change
Amnesty has an ambitious 2020 Vision. We want to protect and defend more lives. We want to become an unstoppable movement that inspires outstanding...

May 3, 2017 6:00 pm

Amnesty International Australia, Perth Action Centre

Suite 70, Plaistowe Mews, West Perth, WA 6005

Gender and sexualityConference
Marriage Equality In Australia and Asia-Pacific: Speakers' Forum
Amnesty ANU is excited to be hosting a Speakers’ Forum on Marriage Equality in the Asia-Pacific Region. Inspired by Amnesty International’s...

May 5, 2017 6:00 pm

Manning Clarke Theatre

The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Community and Environment Network Forum
Everyone who lives, works or spends a good deal of time on the Central Coast is welcome to attend the 20th annual Community and Environment Network...

May 7, 2017 9:00 am

TAFE NSW Ourimbah, Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

RefugeesFilm Screening
May Meaningful Movie - Lucky Miles
ucky Miles is an Australian comedy/drama – an epic journey based on the true stories of Iraqi and Cambodian men seeking safety in Western...

May 11, 2017 6:30 pm

The Bike Kitchen

2/25 Third Street, Bowden, South Australia, Australia

Training
Skills Training at the Canberra Action Centre
We are planning a series of public stalls to launch our campaign to end child labour in the production of palm oil in our region! Your voice is one...

May 11, 2017 5:45 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Child labourCommunity event
Visit our stall at the Old Bus Depot Markets
We will once again be at the bustling Old Bus Depot Markets to talk to Canberrans about human rights. We’ll focus on our child labour campaign,...

May 14, 2017 10:00 am

Old Bus Depot Markets

21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston, ACT, 2604, 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...

May 16, 2017 7:00 pm

ActivismCommunity event
NSW Social Change Lab & 2017 Branch Annual General Meeting
Amnesty NSW’s next Social Change Lab will be on the topic of structure! This SCL will also include the NSW Branch AGM (BAGM).   This SCL will...

May 20, 2017 9:00 am

Amnesty International Action Centre

79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008

Gender and sexualityFilm Screening
Amnesty Northcote presents Gayby Baby Film Night
Come down to Bar 303 for a screening of Gayby Baby and a discussion with an LGBTIQ+ activist Join us at Bar 303, Northcote, for a free screening of...

May 23, 2017 7:30 pm

Bar 303

303 High Street, Northcote, Victoria, Australia

Gender and sexualityFilm Screening
Northcote Action Group presents Gayby Baby Film Night
Come along to Amnesty Northcote’s FREE screening of Gayby Baby! This screening will feature a talk from a leader within the LGBT community. We...

May 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Bar 303, High Street, Northcote, Victoria, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
Stories About Hope Exhibition Launch
Stories About Hope is a multimedia social art project about the dignity and strength of people from a refugee background who rebuilt their lives...

May 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Old Town Hall

16 Bendooley St, Bowral, NSW, 2576, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
A workshop exploring the concept of home when displaced
This workshop will explore ideas of home & belonging in exile and displacement. ‘Where are you from?’ is one of the most common...

May 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Old Town Hall

16 Bendooley St, Bowral, NSW, 2576, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
VIVID SYDNEY: HOW YOUR STORY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
Join us at the Museum of Contemporary Art at 2pm on the 1st of June to discover how to use your story, your voice, as a catalyst for change. This...

June 1, 2017 2:00 pm

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, George Street, The Rocks, 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...

June 7, 2017 8:00 pm

ActivismCommunity event
Amnesty Schools Conference 2017
Our School’s Conference unites year 10-12 students from all over NSW. It provides students with the chance to explore and develop their skills as...

June 9, 2017 10:00 am

Glebe Town Hall, 160 Saint Johns Road, Glebe, New South Wales, 2037, 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...

June 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Our Language Matters - Music, dance, poetry and discussion to celebrate NAIDOC week in Cygnet
Join us for an evening of music, dance, poetry and discussions celebrating Indigenous culture and language. Dewayne Everettsmith is an Indigenous...

July 2, 2017 4:00 pm

Cygnet Town Hall

34 Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, 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...

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

Community is everythingCelebration
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