Queensland Peacewomen Awards


WILPF Queensland’s Peacewomen Awards recognise the talents and dedication of women whose activities have promoted peace at the local, national and/or international levels.


Celebrating Brisbane Women Peacemakers

With the support of the Brisbane City Council History Grants Program, WILPF Queensland has engaged a professional historian to unearth the long forgotten women peace makers in Brisbane from WW1 to the 1930s. Come along and hear Dr Deborah Jordan share her research on these amazing women, who will gain the posthumous recognition they deserve as WILPF Queensland Peacewomen. 

The 2017 Awards will also honour the women who re-established WILPF in Brisbane in the early 1960s as part of the movement for Aboriginal rights in Australia and opposition to the Vietnam War.

2 for 2.30pm, Sunday 8 October, at Stone Restaurant, Mantra South Bank.

Book here now!

This event is part of a project proudly funded
by the Brisbane History Grants Program 2016-17 from Brisbane City Council.

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Previous Peacewomen Award recipients




Our awards this year celebrated the 100 years since WILPF was founded in Queensland, when in Brisbane, on 12 November 1915, the Women's Peace Army held a public meeting against the first world war.

The Peacewomen of 2015:



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Award winners 2014:  Virginia Balmain, Gitie House, Freddie Steen, Ashlee Teakle (representing Claire Maizonnier who was in Peru at the time of the awards)

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  The 2014 awards major sponsors were:

JPIC logoGold Sponsor - Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation,Franciscan Schools Association Australia    

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Silver Sponsor - Office for Women, Queensland Government




Awardees-photo-by-Tony-Robertson-300x199Award winners 2013 - Heather, Ravina, Ros, Marianne, Olivera and Aila (photo: Tony Robertson)






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20102010 PWA recipients