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New logo launched!

New logo launched!

Wow! We have finally found time to develop a 'proper' logo for the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Our 'historic' – change that to an 'experienced' – graphic designer Christopher Gray created the logo. Chris is the designer of the website and all of the...

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World Peace Day 2018

World Peace Day 2018

A huge event to celebrate World Peace Day was run by the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin on Friday 21 September 2018.

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ICAN ride for Peace

ICAN ride for Peace

During September members of the International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) staged a Ride for Peace from Melbourne to Canberra. Along with other supporters the riders met at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell before proceeding to the...

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Redeemer Luthern College Brisbane bus tour

Redeemer Luthern College Brisbane bus tour

Seventy-two students from the Redeemer Lutheran College Brisbane, participated in two tours of Lennox Gardens with a special ringing ceremony at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Thursday 23 September 2018. "Thanks again for the tour yesterday, commented one of the...

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International Scouts Day

International Scouts Day

Calling current members, past members and friends of the Rotary Club of Gungahlin to attend a special ringing ceremony at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 5.00pm. Meet at Lennox Gardens and walk to the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell in time...

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Hiroshima Day 2018 success

Hiroshima Day 2018 success

World Scout Day was celebrated at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Wednesday evening 1 August 2018. Around 270 Scouts, Cubs, Joeys and Rovers and their leaders gathered under the stars and beside a beautifully lit Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Those gathered heard from...

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Pedal Power Memorial Event for Teresa Foce and Kathy Ho

Pedal Power Memorial Event for Teresa Foce and Kathy Ho

Canberra turned on one of its most beautiful winter days this morning. Sunday 5 August 2018 was the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb in 1945. Hiroshima was the target. It started the ending of World War II. Whether you agree or disagree with the...

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Saturday 28 July 2018 Nara Peace Park, Lennox Gardens, Canberra — Address by Michael Kearney, Teresa Foce’s husband. Thank you for coming this morning to remember Teresa and Kathy. My name is Michael. I am Teresa’s husband. Her two daughters Tine and Mone are also...

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90th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Canberra

90th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Canberra

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki. If you would like to unite with us and send a message to all world leaders calling on them to ensure that a nuclear bomb is never used again then be at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell at 9.15am Sunday 5 August 2018. Hiroshima was...

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Another NZ link

Another NZ link

On Saturday 16 June 2018 a special ringing event was conducted at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell to mark the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Rotary Club of Canberra. Since its inception all those years ago Rotary has expanded within Canberra so that from...

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Tolling bell for peace.

Tolling bell for peace.

Len Goodman and Eric Linklater both served as Rotary District Governors in 1995/1996 reuniting at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell to mark the inauguration of Eric’s daughter as President of The Rotary Club of Hall. A brief ceremony was held at the Peace Bell to extend...

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Philippines National Day

Philippines National Day

Saturday 28 July 2018 Nara Peace Park, Lennox Gardens, Canberra — Address by Michael Kearney, Teresa Foce’s husband. Thank you for coming this morning to remember Teresa and Kathy. My name is Michael. I am Teresa’s husband. Her two daughters Tine and Mone are also...

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Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon.

Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon.

On Thursday 14 June 2018, Her Excellency Mrs Minda Calaguian-Cruz Ambassador for the Philippines, her staff members and the members of the Loboc Childrens Choir attended the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell within Lennox Gardens to mark the occasion of the 120th Anniversary...

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See the video journey so far

See the video journey so far

Dear Michael Rabey, Many thanks for your presence Monday morning 11 June 2018 and for making the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell an integral player in the proceedings. The race report is now published here...

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Great Eastern Japan Earthquake

Great Eastern Japan Earthquake

The incredible journey of the last couple of years has been recorded and edited into an 11 minute video that is now available for you to watch on our YouTube page! Or click here to see it right now. We hope you enjoy.

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Launch Day photos

Launch Day photos

Seen by our intrepid coordinator at the Palace Theatre, the team who are performing at at Llewyn Hall in October 2018.

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Japanese Tsunami Remembrance

Japanese Tsunami Remembrance

Seventy-two students from the Redeemer Lutheran College Brisbane, participated in two tours of Lennox Gardens with a special ringing ceremony at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Thursday 23 September 2018. "Thanks again for the tour yesterday, commented one of the...

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Photos by Bernie Den Hartog

Photos by Bernie Den Hartog

A huge event to celebrate World Peace Day was run by the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin on Friday 21 September 2018.

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Sundays with Macca ABC radio

Sundays with Macca ABC radio

On Saturday 16 June 2018 a special ringing event was conducted at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell to mark the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Rotary Club of Canberra. Since its inception all those years ago Rotary has expanded within Canberra so that from...

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Ride for Peace is back!

Ride for Peace is back!

Calling current members, past members and friends of the Rotary Club of Gungahlin to attend a special ringing ceremony at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 5.00pm. Meet at Lennox Gardens and walk to the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell in time...

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The bell has been rung!

The bell has been rung!

Notes for Tim Costello Official Opening Canberra Rotary Peace Bell Presentation Topic: The Importance of Peace at this time 10 minutes approx Feb 23, 2018 • I am honoured to be here today – on World Rotary Day - to launch the magnificent Peace Bell – the 23rd peace...

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Canberra Decks Gold supporter

Canberra Decks Gold supporter

What a bell. 22 JANUARY 2018 World Peace Bell here. On Monday 22 January 2018 the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell arrived on site in Nara Park. It was rung for the first time by Simon Froud of RAM Constructions.

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

      Decking looking great. 19   JANUARY 2018 Decking installation completed. We are delighted to welcome Canberra Decks as a Gold Partner of the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Our architect Fred Kasparek has thanked Leigh Bason from Canberra Decks...

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Construction time!

Construction time!

What a bell. 22 JANUARY 2018 World Peace Bell here. On Monday 22 January 2018 the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell arrived on site in Nara Park. It was rung for the first time by Simon Froud of RAM Constructions.

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Turning ‘first sod’

Turning ‘first sod’

      Decking looking great. 19   JANUARY 2018 Decking installation completed. We are delighted to welcome Canberra Decks as a Gold Partner of the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Our architect Fred Kasparek has thanked Leigh Bason from Canberra Decks...

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Silver Partner: Notaris Family

Silver Partner: Notaris Family

We celebrated the digging of the first ‘sod’ for the on-site construction of the Canberra Rotary World Peace Bell at Nara Peace Park, Canberra Australia at 11:00am on 16 October 2017. The pavilion for our bell is well under construction at steel works in Canberra. The...

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RAM appointed builder

RAM appointed builder

Another great Silver Partner. 17 JUNE 2017 Harry and Helen Notaras Memorial Foundation. Harry and Helen Notaras Memorial Foundation has been helping the Canberra region for generations.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner

Nobel Peace Prize winner

We celebrated the digging of the first ‘sod’ for the on-site construction of the Canberra Rotary World Peace Bell at Nara Peace Park, Canberra Australia at 11:00am on 16 October 2017. The pavilion for our bell is well under construction at steel works in Canberra. The...

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Ride raised $20 000

Ride raised $20 000

Another great Silver Partner. 17 JUNE 2017 Harry and Helen Notaras Memorial Foundation. Harry and Helen Notaras Memorial Foundation has been helping the Canberra region for generations.

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Ride for Peace

Ride for Peace

Ride was huge success. 26 MARCH 2017 67 Riders. $20 000. Beautiful weather. The LJHooker Ride for Peace day organised successfully by Victoria Smart. A huge thank you from the team to Victoria and a huge thank you to all the riders. Everyone seemed to enjoy the...

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Chronicle newspaper article

Chronicle newspaper article

Scroll below to register. 26 MARCH 2017 Where do I donate? canberrapeacebell.org/donation In partnership with the World Peace Bell Association, the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin has taken on an ambitious project of building a World Peace Bell Pavilion, within...

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Silver Partner: Notaris Family

Silver Partner: Rotary Club Belconnen

Ride was huge success. 26 MARCH 2017 67 Riders. $20 000. Beautiful weather. The LJHooker Ride for Peace day organised successfully by Victoria Smart. A huge thank you from the team to Victoria and a huge thank you to all the riders. Everyone seemed to enjoy the...

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Silver Partner: Notaris Family

Silver Partner: MBA ACT

Scroll below to register. 26 MARCH 2017 Where do I donate? canberrapeacebell.org/donation In partnership with the World Peace Bell Association, the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin has taken on an ambitious project of building a World Peace Bell Pavilion, within...

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Silver Partner: Notaris Family

Silver Partner: Elevated Living

Our second Silver Partner. 26 OCTOBER 2016 Our second Silver Partner is clearly welcome. The Master Builders Association of Australia is the nation’s peak building and construction industry association which was federated on a national basis in 1890. Over our 125 year...

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Gold Partner: Pavilion Homes

Gold Partner: Pavilion Homes

Our first Silver Partner. 29 SEPTEMBER 2016 Our first Silver Partner. Congratulations to Elevated Homes. Elevated Living formally known as Elevated Constructions, is a family owned and operated building business which specialises in residential construction within...

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Gold Partner: Pavilion Homes

Gold Partner: RCCBG

Our second Silver Partner. 26 OCTOBER 2016 Our second Silver Partner is clearly welcome. The Master Builders Association of Australia is the nation’s peak building and construction industry association which was federated on a national basis in 1890. Over our 125 year...

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Platinum Partner: Kasparek Architects

Platinum Partner: Kasparek Architects

Our first Silver Partner. 29 SEPTEMBER 2016 Our first Silver Partner. Congratulations to Elevated Homes. Elevated Living formally known as Elevated Constructions, is a family owned and operated building business which specialises in residential construction within...

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