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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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July Book Club - Istanbul, Istanbul
Below the ancient streets of Istanbul, four prisoners—Demirtay the student, the doctor, Kamo the barber, and Uncle Küheylan—sit, awaiting their...

July 26, 2017 6:30 pm

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

ActivismCommunity event
Join Amnesty for an open discussion about Tasmanian Human Rights Act
SPEAKERS: – Robin Banks, Former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for Tasmania – Richard Griggs, Lead petitioner- Civil Liberties Tasmania...

July 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Centenary Lecture Theatre, UTAS Sandy Bay Campus

UTAS, Churchill Avenue, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Community is everythingTraining
Learn how you can help Amnesty achieve our 2017-2020 Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan goals
We invite you to join us for a discussion on how together we can fulfill the goals of our 2017-2020 Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This...

July 27, 2017 7:30 pm

ActivismCommunity event
Join us in our Perth Action Centre for our Organising for Power workshop and film screening
Do you want to learn how to build power in your community? This is an introductory workshop in community organising. Community organising is more...

July 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Amnesty International Perth Action Centre

Suite 70 Plaistowe Mews West Perth 6005

RefugeesCommunity event
Refugee Story Afternoon
Come on down to your neighborhood bookstore, Where the Wild Things Are, and cozy up with some milk and cookies, all while listening to inspiring...

July 29, 2017 3:00 pm

Where the Wild Things Are

191 Boundary St, West End, Queensland, Australia

Individuals at riskLetter Writing
Tuggeranong Letter Writing Event
Write a letter and change a life. Join Amnesty supporters in the Canberra region to write letters in support of people facing imprisonment, torture,...

August 1, 2017 6:00 pm

Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Phillip, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

ActivismCelebration
AmnesTea at USC
What’s better than defending human rights? Defending human rights with snacks! Come along to USC’s annual AmnesTEA fundraising event,...

August 1, 2017 11:00 am

Under the library of the University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia

ActivismTraining
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...

August 2, 2017 8:00 pm

ActivismTraining
Sydney Get Active!
Amnesty International has grassroots local action groups throughout NSW, Australia and the world who work to campaign on human rights issues. We’re...

August 2, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia

Get Active - Sydney
Interested in getting involved with Amnesty International as a volunteer or activist? Would you like to meet with like-minded people to turn your...

August 2, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Australia, Myrtle Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

RefugeesFilm Screening
Amnesty Curtin Presents: I am Malala
Amnesty Curtin presents this screening of the internationally acclaimed portrait of Malala Yousafzai – “He Named Me Malala”. After...

August 3, 2017 6:30 pm

Curtin University - Just outside the Tav

Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia

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...

August 4, 2017 5:00 pm

Cnr Macquarie and Murray Streets, Hobart

15 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Individuals at riskCommunity event
Loosely Woven Concert: Going Home
The local music group “LOOSELY WOVEN”, led by Wayne Richmond, will be giving a free community concert in Avalon Baptist Church (2 George St.) on...

August 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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

ActivismTraining
Leadership and organising workshop
Effective community organising requires effective leadership! Our activist leaders are a key element of our movement and our successes. Amnesty...

August 8, 2017 7:30 pm

Gender and sexualityTraining
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...

August 15, 2017 7:00 pm

ActivismCommunity event
Join us to learn how to strategically handle objections when discussing human rights
Have you found handling objections around human rights challenging and tiring at times? It can be tough. There are strategic ways of handling those...

August 16, 2017 12:00 pm

Amnesty Perth Action Centre

Suite 70 Plaistowe Mews West Perth 6005

ActivismCampaigns briefing
Words that work workshop
This joint workshop is the first in a 3-part series, co-hosted by Amnesty International QLD/NNSW Branch, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)...

August 16, 2017 6:30 pm

Death penaltyCommunity event
SA AI Book Club
The AI Book Club is reading The Innocent Man by John Grisham to explore the campaign against the Death Penalty. Join us for snacks and conversation...

August 17, 2017 6:30 pm

Level 8, 70 Pirie Street Adelaide

Adelaide Action Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

ActivismTraining
Tips for engaging your MPs
A critical part of grassroots campaigning is communicating with decision-makers who can make change. This beginners workshop will provide advice on:...

August 22, 2017 7:30 pm

ActivismTraining
How to handle objections when discussing human rights
Have you found handling objections around human rights challenging and tiring at times? It can be tough. There are strategic ways of handling those...

August 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Amnesty Perth Action Centre

Suite 70 Plaistowe Mews West Perth 6005

Individuals at riskLetter Writing
Write for Rights
The Eastern Suburbs Amnesty action group at Paddington on Sunday August 27 will campaign against overseas governments’ abuse of human rights....

August 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Berkelouw Bookshop and Cafe 19 Oxford Street Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia

Community event
August Book Club - This Changes Everything
‘Naomi Klein’s international bestseller This Changes Everything is a must-read on our future, one of the defining and most hopeful books...

August 30, 2017 6:30 pm

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

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...

September 1, 2017 5:00 pm

Cnr Macquarie and Murray Streets, Hobart

15 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

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...

October 6, 2017 5:00 pm

Cnr Macquarie and Murray Streets, Hobart

15 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

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

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

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