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March for Science in Melbourne, Australia, on 22nd April, 2017, on the steps of the State Library in Swanston StreetWelcome to the Humanist Society of Victoria events portal. In our effort to help create a better society, Humanists get actively engaged in social and political action. We liaise and work co-operatively with many kindred organizations. In this section, you can find upcoming events on a range of issues directly and indirectly related to the humanist cause.

The Humanist Society of Victoria also conducts monthly public lectures on a variety of topics and monthly member discussion meetings. The discussions start at 11:00 am on the second Sunday of each month and are held in Hawthorn East, Victoria.

For an introduction, contact Stephen Stuart on (03) 9857 8318 or at victorianhumanist@gmail.com

Book Launch: ‘A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015’

Monday 19 March, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Forum Theatre, Arts West Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville
The Human Rights and Animal Ethics Research Network (HRAE) is hosting the launch for Gonzalo Villanueva’s new book, ‘A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015’ by Professor Peter Singer, with Guest Speakers Professor Peter Singer and Glenys Oogjes. Read Event Details …

Palm Sunday Walk For Justice For Refugees

Sunday 25 March, 2:00 pm

Justice for Refugees logoState Library, Swanston St, Melbourne
The walk will commence outside the State Library, proceed through the Bourke Street mall and return to the State Library. Humanists will be joining people from faith groups, community organisations and unions for this year’s Walk for Justice for Refugees, expressing our support in solidarity with refugees and people seeking asylum.

Australian Humanists’ Convention

Friday 13 April to Saturday 14 April

The Humanist Society of South Australia (HSSA) is co-hosting the 2018 Australian Humanist Convention. The theme for the conference, Equality Is for Everyone, will be upon human rights and the need for equality. To this end, HSSA has teamed up with some other like-minded organisations and university clubs in South Australia to bring a diverse section of people and ideas to the convention. Read Event Details …

Symposium: Religious Freedoms in a Secular Australia

Saturday 26 May 2018, 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm

Venue TBA
The symposium is organised by the Progressive Atheists Inc. Topics addressed on the day will be:

• stopping the Rise of the New Religious-Right in Australia

• the ‘Religious Freedom Review’

• Ending Government support for Dangerous Religious Cults Read Event Details …