74th Anniversary Commemoration Event
for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Note: This event on 8th December 2022
was cancelled due to unforseen circumstances
Guest Speaker: Rosie Batty AO
8th December 2022, 7.30pm
Shirley Burke Theatre
64 Parkers Rd
Parkdale Vic 3195
Kingston for Human Rights, Inc.
As from the 6th of March, 2023, Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. and the annual event have been discontinued.
It was resolved by a meeting of the committee on the 6th of March 2023, that the Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. would not continue.
The committee was formed in the year 2000, with the sole purpose of raising public awareness of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
Each year, on or close to the 10th December - the anniversary of the declaration - Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. holds a public function with prominent speakers on a topic from the declaration. This website provides details of past events (under the 'Events' menu) from the last twenty years.
We are fortunate to have been supported by the City of Kingston and the local members of Parliament every year.
Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. is a non-profit organization, providing service to the community. All committee members provide their time and efforts gratis or pro bono.
For more information about us, please click here.
Monthly meetings have been discontinued.
Annual Event & Art Competition
Note: Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. has been discontinued.
Each year the committee has had speakers from distinguished background who have had the topic which the committee chose, either from a Human Rights perspective, or from an article of the declaration and/or from the United Nations designated year.
In conjunction with the evening the committee has held an Art Competition for either secondary students or Grades 5 & 6 from the Kingston schools and colleges. The Art work was designated to fit in with the chosen topic of the year.
Volunteers are always needed to assist in the production of the annual event.
For more details of our annual event, please click here.
Upcoming events have been discontinued.
Meetings at the Mentone Activity Hub have been discontinued.
Uncle Jack Charles, the deeply respected and admired indigenous elder had been booked to speak at our annual event this year.
He will be sadly missed.
All members of Kingston for Human Rights, Inc. committee
extend our deepest condolences and sympathy
to his family at this sad time.