a time & place to learn peace.

In the spirit of creating a time and place to ‘learn peace’, the Launceston and Tamar community will come together for a three-day festival. It will provide a framework in which individuals and organisations can define and share what ‘peace’ means to them. The 2018 theme was Respect. More than 350 volunteers were assisted by 181 staff who coordinated the events and it was enjoyed by over 6000 people and had 36 different host organisations involved.

2019 Festival dates – on and around Friday August 16 th – Sunday August 18 th

The 2019 theme is ‘The Power of Integrity’

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2018 Peace Festival was awarded Community Event of the Year by City of Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. Thanks to all Trustees and the dozens of community groups and individuals who support the Festival. The Trust, under the stewardship of Trustees (Right to left) Tamara Foster, Donna Bain (Chair), Mark Baker, Josephine Archer, Janine Healey (Trust Treasurer). This image also includes Festival co-ordinator Sonja Hindrum and Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. (Image by The Examiner Newspaper)

2018 Peace Festival was awarded Community Event of the Year by City of Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. Thanks to all Trustees and the dozens of community groups and individuals who support the Festival. The Trust, under the stewardship of Trustees (Right to left) Tamara Foster, Donna Bain (Chair), Mark Baker, Josephine Archer, Janine Healey (Trust Treasurer). This image also includes Festival co-ordinator Sonja Hindrum and Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. (Image by The Examiner Newspaper)



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