Visions for Peace

Held at the ACON centre in Wollongong on Monday 15th September

Waratah spoke eloquently on her experience as a Human Shield in Iraq and the movement for change worldwide. Penelope Swales entertained with her humour and insight set to music. See
Aunty Gwen welcomed us and informed us of the continuing struggles of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Vive touched our hearts with her personal tales of the plight of Australia's refugees.
The absolutely delicious food was provided by the lovely folks Ahimsa catering.
Information on local, national, and international efforts for peace was shared. Some great quotes were on display.
Sunirmalya from the World Peace Society led a meditation for peace. Margo from Illawarra NOWAR made some wonderful and appropriate pinatas. Thanks heaps to the organisers Shau (pictured above with Waratah) and Mel! And thanks to all the volunteers and all who shared their Visions for Peace.
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