Bringing happiness to the nation

 

Keynote speaker

  • Golden Key International Honour Society keynote speaker, University of Southern Queensland.  Inspiring young leaders through working for peace, Patch Adams and clowning around the world.  Inducted as a honorary member (2014)
  • Rotary International District 9710 Conference, Sussex Inlet, lunchtime speaker
  • Rotary District 9800 Conference, key note ‘Make Dreams Real’, Launceston, Tasmania
  • Rotary District 9780 Conference, ‘Advance the Dream’, Ballarat Mercure Inn, Ballarat
  • Keynote speaker, Rotary D9520 District Conference in Adelaide, District Governor 2009-10
  • Keynote speaker, the Positive Steps to Peace, for self, family and community.  Supported by: Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, Buncorp Pty Ltd., Melbourne City Council
  • Key note speaker, the Positive Steps to Peace, for self, family and community.  Supported by: Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, Buncorp Pty Ltd., Melbourne City Council

 UNESCO:

  • ‘One Bite at the Cherry’ 2007 Empowering Social Action For Climate Change, Workshop with UNESCO on Values Education

Rotary Clubs:

Presentations with Rotary were to discuss and inform Rotarians about my REAL HOPE peace, nonviolence and anti-bullying program, study on the Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Bangkok, Thailand and my world trip.

  • Rotary Club Canterbury, presentation on ‘RCPC program’, Thailand
  • Rotary Foundation meeting, La Trobe university, presenting as a clown
  • Rotary Club of Werribee, Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Brimbank,Melbourne
  • Rotary, Moonee Valley Rotary, Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Camberwell, Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Altona City, Melbourne
  • Rotary Club of Preston, Melbourne,
  • Rotary Club of Mt Matha, Victoria
  • Rotary Club Keilor East, ACT
  • Rotary Club of Southbank, ACT
  • Rotary Club of Tuggeranong, ACT
  • Rotary Canberra Sunrise, ACT
  • Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Perth, Western Australia
  • Rotary Club of Applecross, Perth, Western Australia
  • Presentation to Rotary International Dinner, Western Australia
  • Rotary Club of Busselton, Western Australia
  • Rotary Club of Western Endeavour, Western Australia
  • Rotary Club of Mandurah, Western Australia
  • Presentations to a range of Rotary Clubs in Adelaide
  • Presentation to a cluster of Rotary Clubs in South Australia
  • Rotary Club of Port Loma, USA


Universities:

  • Speaker, Conference on Perspectives on International Peace and Reconciliation, University of Melbourne
  • University of Sydney, Invited by the Sydney Peace Foundation to discuss World Peace Clown travelling to schools
  • Victoria University, Inclusive Behaviours workshops.  Speaking about the REAL HOPE program
  • University of Melbourne, Beyond Violent Futures:  Cultivating peace, Queen’s College, workshop presentation on REAL HOPE
  • Victoria University, Inclusive Behaviours workshops.  Speaking about the ‘REAL HOPE program
  • La Trobe University, workshop on values based education and clowning for post-graduates
  • University of Queensland, The Art of Transformative Peace, Conflict Studies Group, Australian Peace and Conflict Studies Center.

 

Councils:

  • Presentation for the City of Darebin Travelling the World for Peace
  • Presentation for the City of Whittlesea on Cultures of Peace
  • Public Speaking for City of Maribyrnong on Clowning, Patch Adams and having fun
  • Banyule Council, Volunteers Lunch – presentation on Patch Adams, Russia

 

Community:

  • The Community Fun Day, MC and presenter,  Lakes Entrance Rotunda, Victoria
  • Quakers Nonviolence Gathering, ‘Peace Education’, Queensland
  • Quakers AGM, speaking on ‘Peace and Education’, South Australia
  • Quakers AGM, speaking on ‘REAL HOPE education and clowning’, Melbourne
  • Oxfam, speaking on ‘Values Education and Clowning in Russia’, Melbourne
  • International Volunteers Day, Bethlehem Hospital, Caulfield – speaker, Melbourne
  • The Smith Family, Presentation and workshop with troubled children
  • The Royal Talbot Hospital, Workshop into ‘Presenting Creatively and with Empathy’, Melbourne
  • Women’s Day, Diamond Valley Learning Centre – a talk on Peace and clowning and presenting a radio simulcast PVFM, Melbourne
  • Red Cross, clowning workshops for readers club , Melbourne
  • CERES Environmental Park, Melbourne Social Forum, talk on ‘Is a Culture of Peace Possible’
  • Melbourne Social Forum, presentation on ‘Lateral Thinking for Positive Futures’
  • Police Community Consultative Committee, Cultures of Peace, Melbourne
  • Humanist Society, ‘The Art of Transformative Peace’, Melbourne
  • Act on Peace, Christmas Bowl, National Council of Churches, speaking about Thailand, clowning and peace, Melbourne
  • Malkara Special School, ACT
  • Yarra Plenty Library, Watsonia, ‘World Peace Clown Day, Melbourne
  • Presentation to Naracoorte Mayor, Citizens and Hazara people, South Australia
  • Presentation to teachers, Mt Gambier, South Australia
  • Presentation to the Probis Club of Mandurah, Western Australia

 

International:

  • Presentation to university teachers in Bangkok on ‘Peace Education’, Thailand
  • Presentation to Rotary International and eminant guests on Peace Education in American School of Bangkok, Thailand
  • Presentation to medical staff at Chulalongkorn Hospital on ‘Emotional Intelligence and Patch Adams’, Bankgok, Thailand
  • Presentation on ‘Travelling the world ‘ highlighting Kashmir situation to students at Gujarat Vidyapith University (founded by Gandhi), Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India 
  • Teaching peace to children in Friends school, Costa Rica, Central America 
  • Presentation to Quaker community, Costa Rica, Central America 
  • Presentation and teaching peace to children in La Paz, Bolivia, South America 
  • Presentation to the University of San Diego peace post graduate students, United States