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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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RefugeesCommunity event
Let's Talk About Home - 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

Community is everythingConference
Maitland Reconciliation Week Stall
Maitland Action Group will be celebrating National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week by holding a stall at Pender Place shopping centre from 9.00am....

May 28, 2017 9:00 am

Pender Place Shopping Centre, Elgin Street, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

Child labourCommunity event
Stall at Dickson Shopping Centre: stop palm oil child labour
Join us to put your conversation skills into action, and give Canberrans the opportunity to defend human rights. When: 2 and a half hour shifts,...

May 28, 2017 12:00 pm

Dickson Shopping Centre

1 Dickson Place, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

ActivismCelebration
WA Schools Network Outreach Team- Schools Quiz Night.
Are you bursting with general knowledge and fun facts? Do you have a passion for human rights? Amnesty International’s Schools Network...

May 29, 2017 4:00 pm

St George's College

St George's College, Mounts Bay Road, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Reconciliation Action Plan Launch at the Canberra Action Centre
We will talk about how we can work together towards reconciliation with our new RAP and celebrating National Reconciliation Week (NRW). This...

May 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

33 Ainslie Place, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Please join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation with the launch of our new 2017-2020 Stretch RAP
Amnesty International Australia invites you to join us in the Hobart Action Centre in celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Stretch Reconciliation...

May 30, 2017 12:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

Level 1, 130 Macquarie Street Hobart TAS 7000

ActivismCelebration
Please join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation with the launch of our new 2017-2020 Stretch RAP
Amnesty International Australia invites you to join us in the Adelaide Action Centre in celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Stretch...

May 30, 2017 11:00 am

Amnesty International Action Centre

Level 8 70 Pirie Street Adelaide SA 5000

ActivismCelebration
How I Became a Refugee
Join us for a free screening of Marilyn Metta’s award-winning documentary, How I Became a Refugee. Follow the journey of a Burmese Chin family...

May 30, 2017 6:00 pm

Curtin University, Building 200

Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia

Community is everythingCelebration
Join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation and celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Reconciliation action plan
During National Reconciliation Week Amnesty International will launch our three year Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Reconciliation is intrinsic...

May 31, 2017 6:30 pm

National Centre for Indigenous Excellence, Meeting & Conference Centre, 1st building on the left)

166-180 George St, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Please join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation with the launch of our new 2017-2020 Stretch RAP
Amnesty International Australia invites you to join us in the Perth Action Centre in celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Stretch Reconciliation...

May 31, 2017 12:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

Suite 70, City West Centre, Plaistowe Mews, West Perth 6005

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

ActivismCelebration
Please join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation with the launch of our new 2017-2020 Stretch RAP
Amnesty International Australia invites you to join us in the Brisbane Action Centre in celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Stretch...

June 2, 2017 11:00 am

Amnesty International Action Centre

24 Chermside Street, Teneriffe, Queensland, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival presents Constance on the Edge.
CONSTANCE ON THE EDGE Belinda Mason / Australia / 2016 / 77 mins / English with English subtitles / documentary, rated M Constance is a strong Acholi...

June 2, 2017 6:00 pm

Stanley Burbury Theatre, UTAS

UTAS, Churchill Avenue, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Lakemba Community Market Stall
The Canterbury Amnesty Action Group is but a fledgling and is looking to build membership and support for Amnesty International by holding a stall at...

June 3, 2017 10:00 am

Lakemba Community Garden, Jubilee Reserve, Railway Parade, Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Coffs Coast Art Exhibition
The Amnesty International Coffs Coast group and the Woolgoolga Art Gallery are holding a month long art exhibition and competition celebrating human...

June 6, 2017 6:00 pm

Woolgoolga Art Gallery

Turon Parade, Woolgoolga, 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

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...

June 7, 2017 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Action Centre

79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia

ActivismCommunity event
Amnesty XYZ - Trivia Night
The Amnesty XYZ/NSW Youth Group are holding a trivia night at the Imperial Hotel in Paddington. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 for a table. All...

June 7, 2017 7:00 pm

Imperial Hotel Paddington, Oxford Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia

Gender and sexualityCommunity event
Hobart Workshops with Vikki Reynolds from B.C. Canada
WORKSHOPS – over 2 days Addressing Injustices / The Politics of community work – June 8th This workshop invites CEO’s, Team...

June 8, 2017 12:15 pm

Battery Point Hall

Battery Point Community Centre, 52 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia

ActivismCelebration
Please join us in taking the next steps towards reconciliation with the launch of our new 2017-2020 Stretch RAP
Amnesty International Australia invites you to join us in the Sydney Action Centre in celebrating the launch of our 2017-2020 Stretch Reconciliation...

June 8, 2017 11:00 am

Amnesty International Action Centre

Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale

Community is everythingFilm Screening
Watch Prison Songs with the Unley Amnesty Action Group
The inmates of Darwin’s Berrimah Prison, 80% of whom are indigenous, share their feelings and experiences through songs! Meet like minded...

June 8, 2017 7:00 pm

The Sophia Centre

225 Cross Road, Cumberland Park, South Australia, Australia

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

Community is everythingCommunity event
Koorie Youth Summit Stall
About the Summit: The Koorie Youth Summit is a state-wide gathering of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Koorie) young people living in...

June 14, 2017 12:00 pm

Bell City Mantra

215 Bell Street, Preston, VIC, 3072, Australia

Community event
"THE MEMORY OF WATER" - Fundraising Evening
East Central Amnesty Group invites you to a SPECIAL PREVIEW performance of the Malvern Theatre Company production of “Memory of Water”,...

June 15, 2017 8:00 pm

Malvern Theatre Co. Inc.

29 Burke Road, Malvern East, VIC, 3145, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
Warrnambool Refugee Week Event
What’s on: We will be offering a lunch, followed by by human rights-themed songs from the choir ‘One Earth Many Voices’. After...

June 18, 2017 12:30 pm

Mozart Hall

Merri Street, Warrnambool, VIC, 3280, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
Freedom Stories at Lithgow Library
What’s on: A viewing area will be set up at Lithgow Library that will have freedom stories running all week. The film screenings start Monday...

June 18, 2017 9:00 am

Lithgow Library and Learning Center

157 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
Join us for a screening of 'Freedom Stories'
Freedom Stories is an exploration of the achievements and struggles of former ‘boat people’. Now Australian citizens, they arrived seeking asylum...

June 19, 2017 7:30 pm

Cmax - Devonport

Best Street, Devonport, Tasmania, 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

RefugeesCommunity event
Cast From the Storm Film Night Mudgee
Join the Mudgee Amnesty Community Group for a screening of “Cast From the Storm”. A sad, happy, hopeful film about a bunch of teenagers...

June 21, 2017 7:15 pm

The Stables

Market St, Mudgee, NSW, 2850, Australia

RefugeesCommunity event
Huskisson Film Night: Constance on the Edge
What’s on: The local Huskisson (Bay & Basin) Amnesty group is hosting a community film night for Refugee Week, screening the documentary...

June 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Huskisson Pictures

Corner Sydney St & Owen St Huskisson, NSW 2540 Australia

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

RefugeesCommunity event
GoodKEG at Lady Hampshire Hotel
On Thursday 13th July, a brand new keg will be opened at the Lady Hampshire and all patrons are encouraged to donate as much as they want per beer....

July 13, 2017 6:00 pm

The Lady Hampshire, 91 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, 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