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Amnesty Vision Action Group

The Amnesty Vision Action Group is a newly formed group based on the Gold Coast that specialises in delivering human rights education and coordinating special projects in collaboration with various local community groups.


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Monash University Clayton Campus Group

About us: Amnesty Monash aims to promote a greater understanding of human rights by inspiring students to take part in important social issues. Amnesty Monash is a branch of Amnesty International Australia and thus aligns itself with their goals and values.

Contact: amnesty@monashclubs.org

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Maitland / Morpeth Action Group

About us: We participate in letter writing and like to hold events where we have fun while getting the local community involved in human rights campaigns.

Meeting time: 10am, 2nd Thursday of the month

Location: Organic Feast East Maitland

Contact: jangarnsey@gmail.com

Yackandandah Action Group

About us: Our local Amnesty group meets in Yackandandah each month. Group members write letters and take actions concerning human rights. Our group welcomes new members. We undertake actions and events focusing on Refugees and Indigenous rights.

Meeting time: 7pm, 4th Thursday of the month

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre, High Street

Contact: rcaj@internode.on.net

WA Schools Network Outreach Team

About us: The WA Schools Network Outreach Team (SNOT) works with local high schools to help students build their own Amnesty International action groups on campus.

Contact: waschools@amnesty.org.au

Queer Adelaide Action Group

About us: The Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group is dedicated to advocating for equality for all LGBTQIA+ people. We defend the human rights of queer individuals from Australia and around the world and are a space for all to take action and a place to connect with others.
Meeting time: 6:30pm, every 2nd Wednesday evening
Location: Zoom – contact us for the meeting ID.

Hornsby Action Group

About us: Established in 2016, Hornsby is looking to grow our movement in the Northern suburbs.

Meeting time: 10.30am, 1st Saturday of the month

Location: Berkelouw Books, Westfield, Hornsby

Contact: hornsby.amnesty@gmail.com

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Wollongong Action Group

About us: We are involved in letter writing and campaigning on a broad range of human rights issues in the Wollongong area.

Meeting time: 7.30pm, 2nd Tuesday of the month

Contact: bryceson@aussiebb.com.au

Upper Blue Mountains Action Group

About us: We’re a passionate and active group aiming to discuss human rights and mobilise in our local community.

Meeting time: 5.30pm, 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5.30pm

Location: Carrington Hotel

Contact: beckerms@adam.com.au

Sydney CBD / Newtown Action group

About us: We have held many successful events in the past few years including a death penalty vigil in Hyde Park and a petition event for the rights of Afghan women in Prince Alfred Park.

Meeting time: 6pm, 2nd Tuesday of the month

Location: The Art House Hotel, 275 Pitt Street, Upper Level

Contact: aia.sydneycbd@gmail.com.


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