Sydney Peace Foundation is wholly funded through the support of individuals and organisations. An association with the Sydney Peace Foundation is an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in efforts to promote peace with justice in any context or country.
Sydney Peace Foundation would like to thank our Partners In Peace: the City of Sydney and the University of Sydney; our Peace Makers Alan Cameron AO, Stephen and Deborah Killelea, Joseph Skrzynski AO; and our Peace Keepers Jane Fulton, Marjorie Bull and Trudy Weibel, whose generous support makes possible the Foundation’s promotion of peace with justice and Australia’s only international prize for peace.
We are also indebted to The University of Sydney, and our Event Partners for 2015, Hilton Sydney, Zapstars, Cellarmasters, Victoria’s Blooms, Bohemia, and oOh! Media.
To achieve the goals of peace with justice the building of partnerships is crucial. Regular communication and consultation with our Partners affects the Sydney Peace Foundation’s choice of priorities in each year. In this respect the Foundation acknowledges the invaluable association with, and support from, the City of Sydney and Singapore Airlines; and we look forward to engaging with other key partners in the near future.
The Sydney Peace Foundation is a privately endowed Foundation established in 1998 within the University of Sydney.
The University of Sydney was founded in 1850, and has grown to have over 3,000 academic staff, over 50,000 students from over 130 countries, and over 270,000 alumni, including prime ministers, Nobel laureates, Oscar winners, business leaders, medical pioneers, artists, and intellectual activists. Their cutting-edge research reaches across disciplinary barriers to find unique solutions to improve and transform our lives. The Foundation is grateful for a number of in-kind services as well as the moral support that the University provides.
For a message from former The University of Sydney Chancellor and former Governor of NSW, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, please click here.
As beautiful as it is dynamic, the City of Sydney is the commercial, financial and cultural heart of Australia and an active player in the world economy. Sydney as one of the world’s most livable cities and leading business and leisure destinations.Both visitors and Sydneysiders benefit from the reassurance that Sydney flourishes in a climate of ‘peace’.
In 2012 the Sydney Peace Foundation welcomed Singapore Airlines as our newest Partner in Peace. The Sydney Peace Prize Recipient for 2012, Senator Sekai Holland and her husband, flew from South Africa to Sydney in the luxury of Singapore Airlines world-renowned business class experience. The Sydney Peace Prize Recipient for 2015, George Gittoes AM has just shared in this experience when he flew from Dubai to Sydney in October.
Singapore Airlines has come a long way since their founding in 1972, evolving from a regional airline to one of the most respected travel brands around the world. Singapore Airlines fly one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world to destinations spanning a network spread over six continents. The Singapore Girl is an internationally-recognisable icon for the high standards of care and service that customers expect of travelling with Singapore Airlines.
Zapstars Productions is an integrated, creative event service hub. They are the complete package – event specialists and suppliers as one. If you’re an event planner, you’ll find everything you need to create an event. Zapstars Productions with its years of collective experience in the industry will work with you to set up the optimum audio-visual and production solutions for your event.The highly efficient staff can handle the full spectrum of events and equipment installations.
Zapstars will once again be providing the AV for the 2015 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture.
Victoria’s Blooms can create the perfect floral arrangements for all occasions. Be it corporate and private events or the perfect bridal bouquet, Victoria’s Blooms has a wide range of fresh flowers and inspiring arrangements to suit your needs from traditional to contemporary. It offers all the floral finishing touches that will make your event truly unique and captivating.
Vicky (the florist) has been helping brides create what they envision their wedding flowers to be for about 20 years.Vicky is very passionate about what she does and her attention to detail and dedication will ensure that your event will be a day that is talked about for years to come.
Victoria’s Blooms generously provided the gorgeous center pieces and flower arrangements for the 2015 Sydney Peace Prize Dinner.
Bohemia is a new model, multidisciplinary marketing communications group that marries the art of strategy with the science of data, media and direct response.
“Barrengarry Hideaway is an architecturally designed eco home, hidden amongst 5 acres of lush rainforest on a private road. Its unique structure maximises the stunning views through full wall windows in each room, allowing guest to view the surrounding landscape from every angle. Barrengarry Hideaway is a self-sustainable property and whilst every care has been taken to ensure the eco friendliness of the property, there has been no compromise on quality and luxurious finishes.
Barrengarry Hideaway is shared with an abundance of birds and local native wildlife, making it a wonderful setting to embrace country life in a sustainable environment. Located right at the gateway to Morton National Park and only a few minutes’ drive to the Kangaroo Valley village, should you wish to wander outside the serenity of Barrengarry Hideaway, there are plenty of sights and activities to enjoy for both adults and children alike. Perfect for a romantic getaway, relaxing break with family and friends, or simply some alone time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, you will find what you are looking for at Barrengarry Hideaway.
Zoë Pook Jewellery creates ethical wedding rings, unique engagement rings and beautiful bespoke commissions.
As a classically trained jeweller, Zoe’s attention to detail is first and foremost. She uses traditional tools alongside modern techniques to create beautiful and durable pieces. She finds that working with clients during the design process adds something special and more personal to the jewellery that she produces.
Now based in Australia, Zoë works from her studio in Sydney’s Wahroonga.
Tobi Wilkinson is a Sydney-based fine art photographer who studied with Gordon Undy as her mentor at point light in Surry Hills. She works predominantly with black and white film and hand crafts her prints on fibre-based paper in a traditional wet darkroom.
Tobi has had work hung in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Olive Cotton Awards and the Blake Prize Directors Cut as well as several private exhibitions. In 2012 she completed a Ralph Gibson course in Sydney with the master photographer himself which led to a body of work on the female nude and an exhibition entitled Source. This exhibition was the result of a lengthy collaboration with fellow photographers Anne Lynam and Gordon Undy and was presented at point light gallery in 2013.
Since 2008 Tobi has been engaged in a study of the Gyuto Monks of Tibet, photographing them in their monastery in Dharamsala, on location around Australia as well as in her studio in Surry Hills. The monks have provided fertile ground for her to explore the essence of spirituality through their tantric practices. Tobi has had solo exhibitions of work from this study at the Bondi Pavilion Art Gallery in 2010 and 2012 and is preparing for a third show in 2014. In 2009 Tobi was the official photographer on the Australian tour of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Carbon Lily is a project born out of a desire to create. From the very beginning, Carbon Lily’s team was brought together by a shared love of film and storytelling. Carbon Lily can help you share your story and showcase your passion to the world! They specialise in events, commercials and corporate videography, distinct for their vibrant storytelling and awesomely assuring personalities!
Carbon Lily’s team specialises in adding their perspective & creative flare to your content. With a collaborative mindset, they take a personal, honest and authentic approach when crafting your story
The Sydney Peace Foundation is wholly funded through the support of individuals and organisations. Your donation to the Sydney Peace Foundation is fully TAX DEDUCTIBLE.
In many circles, leaders of business are being asked to recognize human rights and to contribute to agendas for peace. An association with the Sydney Peace Foundation is an opportunity for your organisation to demonstrate leadership in efforts to promote peace with justice in all contexts.
Peace with justice and the development of tolerance in our community is a relevant and achievable goal for all, a goal that you can help us strive towards. Your organisation can help to raise the agenda in Australia by becoming a Sydney Peace Foundation Partner in Peace.
Corporate responsibility in the 21st Century is being redefined to include accountability for a common good, which includes diverse aspects of peace with justice. Practicing peace and justice in the workplace provides companies with a competitive edge through a happier and healthier workforce and a significant increase in productivity.
Through supporting the Sydney Peace Foundation, your organisation can make a positive contribution to raising the agenda of peace in the Australian community and in the workplace.
For further information on donating, or to discuss becoming a Partner in Peace, please contact the Sydney Peace Foundation:
e: p. 9351 4468