Announcing the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize recipient:

Australian barrister, human rights advocate and author,

Julian Burnside AO QC


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Call for NomNominate an Artist - p3inations for 2015 Sydney Peace Prize:

The Art of Peace

With the centenary of the First World War upon us, this theme draws attention to the important role of art in its many forms, such as painting, sculpture, music, dance, film making, photography and literature, in the pursuit of peace.

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Nominations close 31 August.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2013 — first page

The Foundation’s 2013 Annual Report


spf dove invertedFind out what we have been up to in 2013, discover what we have in store for 2014 and Spot yourself in the Peace Snaps!


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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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