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Thank you’s 2014

Our Partners, Supporters and Friends

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 Singapore Airlines; our Peace Makers Alan Cameron AO, Stephen and Deborah Killelea, Joseph Skrzynski AO; and ourPeace 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.

Partners in Peace

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.

City Of Sydney
The City of Sydney has demonstrated its commitment to the Sydney Peace Foundation by being a Partner in Peace since 2000.

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’.


The City of Sydney is proud to be associated with the  Sydney Peace Foundation for the benefit of Australians and people across the globe. To read a message from the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore MP, please click here.

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 2013, Dr. Cynthia Maung  will soon share in this experience when she flies from Bangkok to Sydney in November.

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.

Event Partners

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney - JPEG LogoFour Seasons Hotel Sydney a luxury hotel in Sydney located in the historic district of the Rocks, stunningly situated overlooking the Sydney Harbour and near the city’s vibrant shopping and business centres. The Four Seasons Hotel partnered with Sydney Peace Foundation for the first time in 2013, offering a complimentary night and heavily discounted rates for the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Dr Cynthia Maung and her guest.


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Flying Ruby Events is a boutique event management agency with over ten years’ experience, offering a 360 degree event service specialising in Gala Dinners, Exhibition management, Conferences, Cocktail Parties and Special Events. In 2013 Flying Ruby Events’ unique and creative team of event management experts partnered with Sydney Peace Foundation to produce and style the 2013 Sydney Peace Prize Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner, engaging new sponsors as well as setting up and managing the event on the day. In 2014 Flying Ruby have come on board again to ensure the 2014 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture, Award Ceremony and Gala Reception are another great success.  The Foundation highly recommends their personalised service. Contact them on (02) 8073 7870 to discuss your event requirements.

Warburn Estate image001Warburn Estate will be providing their remarkable wines for the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize Gala Reception. Warburn Estate is a leader in the Riverina wine region and Australian wine industry. Proudly in Australia’s top ten wine producers – Warburn Estate is owned by the Sergi family, whose winemaking heritage was brought to the area from Italy in 1952. Today, it stands tall as a fourth generation, pioneering wine family.

Casella Hero Logo_UPDATED PMS3115When founders Filippo and Maria Casella immigrated to Australia, they started with a dream to build a winery where their family could work and prosper together. They never could have anticipated that from such humble beginnings, Casella Family Brands would become the success it is today.

Casella Family Brands will be providing the sparkling wine and beer for the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize Gala Reception. We are most grateful.


zapstars_productions_logo_smallZapstars Productions bring together event specialists and suppliers as one. It’s an integrated, creative event service hub. If you’re an event planner, you’ll find all you need to create an event that will knock your clients’ socks off. Zapstars connects you with companies that can help you create an unforgettable event. Zapstars will be providing the AV for the 2014 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture.

lovesupreme_logobigLove Supreme Pizza – at 180 Oxford St Paddington – are all about the love, genuine love, as they have shown in offering their support to the Sydney Peace Foundation in any way they can and asking for not even a mention in return. “Emotional Pizza for One and All.”
The Foundation would like to thank Love Supreme for providing their scrumptious gourmet pizzas for the Sydney Peace Prize recipient, performers, and volunteers, backstage at the last few City of Sydney Peace Prize Lectures.



How to become a Partner in Peace

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. Practising 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