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Welcome to the Queensland Division of the United Nations Association of Australia.

We work to inform, inspire and engage our community in supporting the values and Sustainable Development Goals of the UN to create a safer, fairer and more sustainable world.

We also strive to act locally to promote the work of the UN to maintain and strengthen global peace and security, provide humanitarian relief, and promote human rights, environmental sustainability and economic development.


Here’s what we’ve been up to… West Papua Forum On the 16th of September, the UNAA Queensland Peace and Security Program hosted the online event, ‘West Papua: Finding a way […]

Peace, Dignity and Equality on a Healthy Planet: How Australia can contribute to the UN Common Agenda

DOUG EVERINGHAM ORATION [delivered via zoom] 30 OCT 2021 Presented by LEANNE SMITH, Director of the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University       INTRODUCTION Good morning Brisbane! I am […]

Annual Report 2020/2021

Annual Report 2020-2021 The United Nations of Australia has released their annual report for financial year 20/21. The report itself can be view directly here To view previous years reports […]

Supporting Vulnerable Communities through Queensland’s Anti-Discrimination Act

A comparative investigation of the Queensland Anti- Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) to measure alignment with Australian and International best policy practices.   Madison Gorton REPORT COMISSIONED FOR THE UNITED NATIONS […]

Why does the BLM movement matter in Australia?

Written by Gin Saffi Abad. Produced by the UNAA Queensland Peace and Security Program         The Black Lives Matter movement has raised important questions about the prevalence […]

West Papua: Finding a Way Forward

EVENT SUMMARY On the 16th of September, the UNAA Queensland Peace and Security Program hosted the online event, ‘West Papua: Finding a way forward’. As is often the case in […]

Upcoming Events

24 April 2021

Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 9am. Register here.

20-21 April 2021

UN and Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum

Our major national event of the year, we will bring together governments of all levels, businesses, universities, start-ups, students and community organisations to hear from, and interact with, leading speakers from within the UN and from companies, universities and organisations which partner with the UN. This gathering will encompass all 17 Sustainable Development Goals but be guided by SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals to ensure it is outcome oriented. See more …