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Peacemakers of the Past

These exhibitions are dedicated to Australian individuals and organisations who have contributed significantly to Australia's heritage of peace.

 

Vida Goldstein

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Vida Goldstein was the most famous, and important women's activist in Australia in the first decades of the twentieth century....

 

Edward William Cole

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E. W. Cole is largely forgotten today, but was a famous Melbourne bookseller in the late nineteenth and early twentieth...

 

Doris Blackburn

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Doris Blackburn was a life-long worker for peace and social justice from 1915.  She was the second woman elected to...

 

Jim Cairns

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James Ford (Jim) Cairns was the chief exponent of the case against Australia’s intervention in the Vietnam War and the...

 

Judge Christopher Weeramantry: His Influence and Legacy

Christopher Weeramantry was a Sri Lankan lawyer who served as a judge on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) from...