Peace and Conflict Resolution


Rotary Melbourne Peace Park

The Rotary Melbourne Peace Park. next to the Royal Botanic Gardens was first established in 1935 in conjunction with the City of Melbourne when the founder of Rotary, Paul Harris planted the first tree in his only visit to Australia.


Rotary Peace Fellowships - Call for Applications

Rotary awards up to 100 fully funded fellowships for leaders to undertake university study in peace and conflict resolution.


A Recipe for Peace - on Tania Miletic

Tania Miletic was a recipient of a Rotary Melbourne Paul Harris Fellow (Sapphire) in 2021 and also a 2002-04 Rotary Peace Fellow. Read this article from the December 2023 issue of Rotary Magazine.


District 9800 People of Action Peace Award

At the changeover for 2022-23 Rotary District 9800 Governor Amanda Wendt, the special People of Action Peace Award for our Peace Bell project was awarded to Rotary Melbourne which looks to spread across the world.      


Launch of the Peace Bells

The Peace Bells are ringing! 🔔 Officially opened on Wednesday 24 May 2023 at Rotary Melbourne Peace Park with Lord Mayor Sally CappNobel Prize Peace Laureate Tilman Ruff, designer Neil McLachlan, Rotary Melbourne President Adrian Nelson, and Project Leader Rob McGuirk. An historic day for peace and Rotary in Melbourne. 


Future of Peace Leadership Symposium 2021

In celebration of its centenary in Australia in April 2021, Rotary Melbourne invited leaders in peace and conflict resolution from around the world to an online symposium, providing perspectives on challenging global and domestic issues and how we can all contribute towards building a more peaceful world over the next 100 years.

Speakers at the Symposium included Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Presidents, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers, Rotary International World Presidents, and leading international peace advocates.