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74th Anniversary Commemoration Event
for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Guest Speaker: Rosie Batty AO

8th December 2022, 7.30pm

Shirley Burke Theatre
64 Parkers Rd
Parkdale Vic 3195
​Kingston for Human Rights, Inc.

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 Meeting

Prior to COVID-19, meetings were held at the City of Kingston's Mentone Activity Hub.  In 2022 meetings have been scheduled monthly from February to December, on the first Monday of the month at 7:30 pm, in the Mentone Hub or online via Zoom to be advised.  Zoom links are provided by the secretary. 

Meetings will be either held via online Zoom meetings, or at the Mentone Activity Hub in a COVID safe environment. Use of masks, 1.5M social distancing indoors, hand sanitizing, and recording of attendees details for contact tracing.

Anyone interested in Human Rights are welcome to attend adhering to current COVID restrictions. 

For more information about our monthly meetings and dates, please click here.

Annual Event & Art Competition

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

Monthly meetings to organize 2022 event.


The Mentone Activity Hub
29 Venice Street
Mentone Vic 3194

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.

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