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 […]
Humanists Australia is launching with a Launch-a-Palooza, running events from International Human Rights Day, Thursday December 10, through to Sunday December 13. Speakers include: Andrew Copson, President of Humanists International Fiona Patton, Australian Humanist of the Year 2020 Tim Hollo, Director of the Green Institute Lyndon Storey, Human Union Project Arnagretta Hunter, Interim Chair of […]
This book club discussion, hosted by the Canberra Humanists Meetup Group will be talking about Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman. From the author of New York Times bestseller Utopia For Realists, this book focuses on a revolutionary argument that the innate goodness and cooperation of human beings has been the greatest factor in […]
This month in the ACT Humanist Society’s forum, the discussion will focus on Black Lives Matter, and how we can help support ATSI peoples and others experiencing racism in Australia, in COVID-safe ways. Register via the ACT Humanist Society’s Meetup Group. Zoom details will appear on the page after you register.
Fiona Patten will receive the award of Australian Humanist of the Year 2020 from Council of Australian Humanist Society’s President, Mary-Anne Cosgrove. In recognition of her energetic work in the Victorian parliament, driving liberal reforms by appealing to reasoned evidence and using pragmatic consultation to overcome long-standing prejudice. Her achievements in leading debate and securing […]