Tuesday, 24 April, 2018
Biochar stall on Armagh Market Day

The Armagh Markets were created to invite people to discover the legacy, beauty and community that Armagh represents.

Thursday, 12 April, 2018
Australians at APYC in India, December 2017-January 2018

Australians at APYC in India discover self-compassion, inspiration, and new thoughts on leadership.

Sunday, 08 April, 2018
Participants at the South Sudan Women's Conference in Melbourne

A South Sudan women's conference marks International Women's Day

Thursday, 01 March, 2018
Opening ceremony of Asia Plateau 50th anniversary

Since its opening in 1968, Asia Plateau in India has hosted thousands of visitors. They come to participate in courses on ethics, values and peace building, and to take part in conferences on the pressing issues of the day.

Monday, 12 February, 2018

IofC worker John Bond served as Secretary of the National Sorry Day Committee from 1998 to 2006, campaigning for the national apology that was finally made 10 years ago. He reflects on what has and has not changed since that time.

Friday, 19 January, 2018
Stock image from Pixabay

Mark Russell spots some parallels between writing, martial arts, and the Life Matters course.

Thursday, 18 January, 2018

Initiatives of Change (IofC) is pleased to announce the launch of their refreshed brand. The refreshed brand was launched on January 17, 2018, during the 50th anniversary celebration of Initiatives of Change’s centre in India: Asia Plateau in Panchgani.

Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Jerzy Zubrzycki was known as the ‘father of Australian multiculturalism’. As an academic, public intellectual, and advisor to the Whitlam, Fraser and Howard governments, Zubrzycki contributed greatly to the foundation of Australia’s policies on multiculturalism and social inclusion. IofC workers John Bond and the late John Williams co-authored a book about Zubrzycki’s life, which was launched in a Polish-language translation in 2017.

Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Armagh, in the leafy Melbourne suburb of Toorak, was gifted to Initiatives of Change in 1956, and the original parts of the building are now more than 100 years old. While considerable effort has focused on maintaining the interior of the building for hosting conferences, residential courses and other events, in 2017 a small group of volunteers began experimenting with using the lush, expansive grounds for an urban food garden.

Thursday, 21 December, 2017
CoP - Personal Reflections

In March 2017, Clara, Indriani and Carrie, three students enrolled in a Masters course in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney, attended their first Creators of Peace (CoP) Circle. Manu Granados, CoP national administrator in Australia, caught up with the three friends eight months later, to find out what impact their involvement has had on their lives and their studies.

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