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Witness the awarding of the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize to:

Julian Burnside AO QC

Australian barrister, human rights activist and author

6.30pm Wednesday 5 November, Sydney Town Hall

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Peace with Justice

Peace with justice is a way of thinking and acting which promotes nonviolent solutions to everyday problems and thereby contributes to a civil society

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2014 Sydney Peace Prize

The awarding of a prize for peace is a celebration of inspiring people and their achievements. The 2014 Sydney Peace Prize will be awarded to Julian Burnside AO QC on 5 November 2014 at Sydney Town Hall. Tickets for the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize are now on sale!

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Peace… COMMUNITY FORUM in Gosford – Mon 22 Sept

PEACE…. …is not only the absence of war but the quality of life. Anyone can have a go. You are invited to be part of this Community Forum at GOSFORD UNITING CHURCH Monday, 22nd September, 2014 at 7.30pm 129 Donnison Street, Gosford (opposite Kibble Park) Enquiries Jan 4328 3707 (Registration is not required) GUEST SPEAKERS: […]

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