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Who are Amnesty International Australia (AIA)?
Amnesty International are “an independent, global movement of people who campaign courageously for human rights.” Amnesty International Australia (AIA) have a vision to "protect and defend more lives; be an unstoppable movement; and inspire outstanding passion and commitment."
AIA are a registered charity with the ACNC. Their ABN is 64002806233.
Note: AIA are a section of Amnesty International. Amnesty International consists of national branches (sections and structures), international networks, affiliated groups and international members. Amnesty International's International Secretariat is based in London; it is responsible for the majority of the organisation's research and leads campaigning work. This is an evaluation of AIA only.
Why do they exist?
They state, “Human rights are the basic freedoms and protections that belong to every single one of us – but are violated every single day.” They believe “that together, we can create a world where our most basic human rights are enjoyed by all.”
What do they do?
AIA deliver the following activities:
researching human rights issues;
raising awareness about human rights issues in the media, public and with governments and other decision-makers, and
mobilising people to pressure governments and others to respect human rights.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Amnesty International Australia?
We have confidence that your donation to AIA will be used as stated, that is, to pursue a vision that "together we will protect and defend more lives; be an unstoppable movement; and inspire outstanding passion and commitment."
We believe that AIA are trustworthy. They consistently demonstrate that funds are used in pursuit of the mission. Their financial model is presented, showing where donations go. It is clear who is in charge. Roles are described and performance is monitored. Finally, they show how they prevent the misuse of funds.
We also believe that AIA is effective. They consistently show that they are working to deliver on their mission. They present overarching goals broken into strategic themes. They show the activities that they have delivered and present results from the last financial year. Finally, they describe their approach to evaluation.
It is for this reason we recommend that you Donate with Confidence. Feel good that your money is going to help a good cause.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have investigated the finances, operations and results of Amnesty International Australia and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
Download our complete evaluation of Amnesty International Australia below to find out if they're the charity for you.
Find out whether Amnesty International Australia is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.