Programs and Initiatives

It’s all about relationships

Programs and Initiatives

Safe spaces to inspire, equip and connect individuals, communities and organisations to promote trust building, ethical leadership, and sustainable living.

Programs

Our programs run on a regular cycle each year - click through to see what’s coming up, or go straight to events.

In 2020, Australians Sharing a New Story and Sprout Community are going into a research phase, pending further development. 

You can stay in touch with us and learn of new opportunities by signing up for news and alerts here. We'll let you know when there are opportunities to participate, and you'll also receive our electronic newsletter, Newsbriefs, once every two months.

Where needed, IofC Australia sometimes provides part-funding to enable participants to travel to events and undertake community projects

Life Matters 

offers residential weekends, workshops and gatherings towards discerning life direction and purpose.

Creators of Peace

brings the concept of peace into our daily lives, to reflect on its role in creating the relationships that enable us to thrive. The program offers space for people from diverse backgrounds to meet in Peace Circles and other practice groups.

Australians Sharing a New Story

partners with local communities to share and appreciate our rich and varied histories, and articulate new stories for ourselves and our communities.

 

Initiatives

We believe that everyone has a part to play in building a just, peaceful and sustainable world, based on relationships of trust and integrity. The initiatives that we list here are current efforts or projects that our national team is supporting with partners who have approached us with a specific need. Some of this work is helping individuals to develop their own ‘initiatives of change.’

Contact us if you'd like to pitch us an idea for a joint initiative, or if you'd like some help developing your own. We're listening!

First Nations initiatives

are working for reconciliation between Aboriginal and other Australians.

Peace and Leadership Training

equips tertiary students in peacebuilding and culturally-intelligent leadership. 

Regional trustbuilding exchanges 

take place with international and Asia-Pacific partners to heal conflicts, fight corruption, and build sustainable communities. 

 

Latest News

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10-Mar-2022

Thomas Mayor joins community thought-leaders and action-makers for a deep listening circle.

01-Mar-2022

Everyone has a part to play, wherever in the world they are. If freedom is threatened in one place, it is threatened everywhere.

23-Feb-2022

 The Federal Minister for Indigenous Australians, Hon Ken Wyatt, and the local Federal MP, Dr Katie Allen, visit Armagh.

15-Feb-2022

‘Painted Stories’ — Women of the Central Australian Desert: Aboriginal Art Auction 2022, featuring First Nations female artists from Utopia.

21-Dec-2021

Sarah Naarden, Trustbuilding Program Manager reflects on how growing a community of practice in trustbuilding can be likened to cultivating pearls.

20-Dec-2021

The Creators of Peace community in Sydney continues to support each other over the years.