Events Archive 2016

A fair go for asylum seekers and refugees

Sunday 20 March 2016, 2:00 pm

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
Send a message to the government by joining us for our Walk for Justice for Refugees. Australia’s current policies are violating human rights and are in breach of the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention. Thousands of Australians have been voicing their concern over the government’s hard-line treatment of asylum seekers. Read Event Details …

World Humanist Day

Sunday 19 June 2016

This year, we will acknowledge World Humanist Day with a Mid-Winter Solstice Social. In the 1980s, several chapters of the American Humanist Association decided to celebrate the Summer Solstice, i.e. 21st June, as Humanist Day. The Summer Solstice was chosen because it was the day with the longest hours of sunlight; the metaphoric symbolism of the solstice and the light (knowledge) which brings us out of darkness (ignorance). Read Event Details …