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South Australian War Memorial

The South Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial at the Torrens Parade Ground. The idea to establish a dedicated War Memorial began as early as 2007. This was a vision by many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal veterans. In the words of my first cousin Marj Tripp, the first Aboriginal woman to join the Royal […]

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Peace Foundation Quiz Night

The Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation is pleased to invite you to it’s inaugural QUIZ NIGHT Please join us for a social and fun night and support a great cause MC: Frances Bedford MP When: 7pm, Saturday 30th November 2013 Where: AEU, 163 Greenhill Rd Parkside (enter off Porter St) Cost: $20 per person / […]

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Freedom Flotilla to West Papua – Land and Sea Convoy for Peace and Justice

Many of you would be aware that this magnificent act of solidarity for the people of West Papua, which was inspired by Kevin Buzacott, Arabunna Aboriginal Elder, is now under way. The Flotilla set sail on 17 August from Cairns to West Papua. This action reminds me of the 1992 Missao Paz em Timor (Peace Mission to […]

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From the Archives

As part of the 25th Anniversary Plans we have been trawling through the archives to put together an exhibition. One of the items we stumbled upon was a video of the 1989 dinner celebrating the life and work of Graham Smith. This was unearthed from archives at the University of Adelaide. With the wonders of modern […]

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25th Anniversary Plans

As many of you are aware, next year will be a special year for the Peace Foundation as we celebrate our 25th year ‘working for peace through the arts’. The Foundation has several exciting activities planned for the occasion, including the launch of Graham’s memoir and an exhibition showcasing the work of the Foundation. Keep […]

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2013 Peace Grants – $10,000

The Peace Foundation has been proud to support numerous arts projects over its 23 years. These projects have touched many lives and been a catalyst for social change through the arts. Some of the projects the Foundation has supported include commissioning the Kaurna Sculpture and water feature at the Adelaide Festival Centre, supporting theatrical productions from […]

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