Archive | 2014
05
Nov

Photos from the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize events

On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the Hon Professor Marie Bashir, former Governor of NSW, presented Julian Burnside with the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize, Australia’s only international prize for peace. At numerous events surrounding this ceremony, the community of Sydney celebrated the great contribution of Julian Burnside AO QC to peace with justice, and listened to […]

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05
Nov

Sydney Peace Prize winner Julian Burnside in the thick of battle for human rights

By David Hirsch It’s a good thing peace prizes are not given for results; hardly anyone would qualify. Since 1901 the Nobel committee in Oslo has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to 128 peace laureates.  The award recognises those who have tried, against the odds, to advance the cause of peace in an often violent […]

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27
May

Videos and Media

Julian Burnside’s City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture was filmed by ABC Big Ideas. You can watch it online here: ABC Big Ideas Julian Burnside – 2014 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture. This was broadcast on ABC1 on Monday 24 November 2014 at 11am. A copy of Julian’s written speech “Without justice there will […]

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27
May

Julian Burnside AO QC wins 2014 Sydney Peace Prize

MEDIA RELEASE For Tuesday 27 May 2014 Julian Burnside wins 2014 Sydney Peace Prize Australian barrister, human rights advocate and author, Julian Burnside AO QC has been selected to receive the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize. The Prize will be awarded at the 2014 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture to be given by Julian Burnside […]

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