Ex-Religious Support Network (ESN)

Online via Zoom

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom (online) Have you left or are thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself a coffee […]

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom 06/02

Online via Zoom

Saturday 6 February 2021 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT For our first get-together for 2021, we'll continue with meeting online on Zoom. How did you go celebrating with your religious friends and family over the Christmas period? Come and share your experiences and learnings with other ex-religious. How are you coping now with […]

Darwin Day 2021

Studley Park, Kew Boathouse Road, Kew

CANCELLED - DUE TO SNAP COVID-19 LOCK-DOWN Meet other Humanist and like-minded free-thinkers, Sceptics, Rationalists, Progressive Atheists and Rainbow Atheists, at a picnic and BBQ by Kew Boathouse on the river, Studley Park. Boathouse Rd., off Yarra Boulevard (Melway map 2D F8). Friday 12 February from 5 pm It has been a tradition for several […]

What Does Neuroscience Tell Us About Ethics?

Online via Zoom

In this Philosophy Matters session, Usha Sista will talk about what neuroscience tells us about ethics - what goes on in the human brain when presented with ethical dilemmas and how that informs our understanding of ourselves. In the session, Usha will: 1. provide a brief overview of the field of neuroethics and its relationship […]

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom 24/02

Online via Zoom

Wednesday 24 February 2021 from 18:30 -20:30 AEDT Have you left or are thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Australia and Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on […]

Origins of Australasian Peoples

Online via Zoom

In the last decade DNA evidence has established another early human species, the Denisovans, and revealed how they interacted with other hominins, including the Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens. Dr Irene Gallego Romero, from the Integrative Genomics Unit, School of Bio-sciences, at the University of Melbourne, has been involved in this exciting new area of research, […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

Online via Zoom

Casual get together on Zoom Have you left or are thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Australia and Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself […]

The Struggle for Land Justice in Victoria

Online via Zoom

Humanists Victoria is delighted to welcome Graham Atkinson, Traditional Owner, Elder and Leader of the Dja Dja Wurrung People as the presenter for this session. Graham will be talking about the struggle for land justice in Victoria and the Dja Dja Wurrung journey to recognition as traditional owners. This is a golden opportunity to hear, […]

Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees

State Library, Melbourne Swanston Street, Melbourne

As usual on Palm Sunday Humanists will be joining the Walk for JUSTICE FOR REFUGEES, which starts at the State Library, Melbourne, and is organized to be Covid-safe. Speakers this year will include Julian Burnside AO (Australian Humanist of the Year 2009). The marchers are calling for – Release of ALL refugees from detention; Permanent visas […]

The Good Life: A Humanist View

Online via Zoom

Leslie Allan will begin by sharing how his early experiences shape his humanist outlook today. He will then outline what he considers to be the three core principles underlying the humanist world view: reason and evidence, compassion and equality, and autonomy and dignity. Leslie illustrates the application of these principles with historical and contemporary examples. […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

On line via Zoom

Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom Have you left or are you thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself a coffee […]


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all events and lectures will be held online until it is safe for us to resume in-person gatherings.