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Get Involved on the ground

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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ActivismRally
YARN - Let's Talk About It!
Amnesty International Australia is proud to partner with YARN (https://www.facebook.com/YarnAustralia/) on this important event. In the lead up to...

January 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Captain Cook Hotel, Flinders Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismCelebration
You are invited to Amnesty Launceston Groups Community Meeting
Amnesty International Launceston invites you to join us at a community meeting on Tuesday 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

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...

January 24, 2017 5:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Economic, social and cultural rightsCommunity event
January Book Club
Come and join Amnesty NSW Book Club in January to discuss Anthony Marra’s ‘A Constellation of Vital Phenomena’. Bring your thoughts...

January 25, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Australia NSW Action Centre

1/79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008

RefugeesCommunity event
The Amnesty Refugee Network presents Power Poetry!
The Amnesty NSW Refugee Network presents Power Poetry – a slam poetry event to celebrate refugee welfare, human rights and the power of the...

January 25, 2017 7:00 pm

Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville, NSW, 2204, Australia

Community is everythingCelebration
Yabun Festival 2017
Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, art, music, dance, politics and heritage with performances by Kev Carmody, Rochelle Pitt,...

January 26, 2017 10:00 am

Victoria Park, Paramatta & City Roads Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia

Victoria Park, City Road, Camperdown, NSW, Australia

Gender and sexualityRally
Amnesty at Midsumma Pride!
Come along with the Amnesty LGBTIQ Group to the 22nd Annual Midsumma Pride March! The march is a spectacular act of solidarity that also...

January 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Fitzroy St & Catani Gardens

Indigenous rightsFilm Screening
Daughter Of The Lake presented by Meaningful Movies NSW
Daughter of the Lake blends the political and the spiritual, beautifully depicting the humanity at the heart of these land rights cases. Daughter Of...

January 31, 2017 6:30 pm

107 Projects, Redfern Street, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismFilm Screening
This Changes Everything Film Screening
Is your New Year resolution to get more involved in your local community?  We’re kick starting 2017 with a massive volunteer recruitment drive...

February 1, 2017 6:30 pm

Hoyts Erina

Erina Fair, 419 Terrigal Dr, Erina NSW 2250, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Central Sydney - Is your New Year resolution to get more involved in your local community?
Amnesty International is made up of local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to promote and protect human rights. We are...

February 1, 2017 6:30 pm

NSW Action Centre, Level 1, 79 Myrtle St, Chippendale

79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale, 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...

February 1, 2017 7:30 pm

ActivismCommunity event
Western Sydney - Is your new year resolution to get more involved in your local community?
Amnesty International is made up of local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to promote and protect human rights. We are...

February 4, 2017

Information & Cultural Exchange (ICE)

8 Victoria Road, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Is your new year resolution to get more involved in your local community?
Amnesty International is made up of local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to promote and protect human rights. We are...

February 6, 2017 7:00 pm

Training
Social Change Lab (NSW) Let's talk Strategy!
Join Amnesty activists for a day of relationship building, skill development and planning for a big year of human rights activism. To kick start 2017...

February 11, 2017 9:00 am

Training
Leadership and organising workshop
Community Organising is leadership! Amnesty leaders grow our capacity to act by developing activists through educating, empowering, and inspiring...

February 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Gender and sexualityCommunity event
Creating Equality - Fairday LGBTQI network stall
This year’s Mardi Gras festival theme is “Creating Equality”. Fairday is a fun and inclusive annual event in the Mardi Gras...

February 19, 2017 10:00 am

Bicentennial Park

Bicentennial Park, at the end of Glebe Point Rd, Glebe (near the water) Glebe, NSW 2037

ActivismCommunity event
Eastern Suburbs - Is your new year resolution to get more involved in your local community?
Amnesty International is made up of local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to promote and protect human rights. We are...

February 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Waverley Library, 48 Denison St, Bondi Junction

48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, New South Wales, Australia

Training
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ACTIVISM AND INFORMATION STALL - MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL
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 19, 2017 10:30 am

Civic Square

London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 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...

February 21, 2017 7:00 pm

Gender and sexualityCommunity event
February Book Club - Fight Like a Girl
Come and join Amnesty NSW Book Club in February in the run up to International Women’s Day to discuss Clementine Ford’s ‘Fight Like...

February 22, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Australia NSW Action Centre

1/79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, NSW 2008

ActivismCommunity event
University of Melbourne O-Week Stall
What is the Amnesty O-Week Stall? Before Semester 1 starts, The UniMelb Amnesty Group will be at Orientation Week. New students can learn about our...

February 23, 2017 11:00 am

South Lawn, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
North Sydney - Is your new year resolution to get more involved in your local community?
Amnesty International is made up of local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to promote and protect human rights. We are...

February 25, 2017 10:00 am

Hornsby Central Library, 28-44 George Street, Hornsby, 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...

March 1, 2017 7:30 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...

March 18, 2017 1:00 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...

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 7:30 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

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 7:30 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...

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 7:30 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...

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 7:30 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...

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 7:30 pm