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Australia Stands for Peace

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Australia is a multicultural democratic society and values peace

Australia Stands for Peace

Australia erupts into demonstrations and violence about an overseas war, on our Opera House steps, at the Christmas Carols in Melbourne, at universities across the country, opposing the ethos of a democratic multi cultural  nation. 

Australia is one of the most successful countries in embracing all immigrants. It is now at last, embracing our First Nations people too, righting the wrongs of the past.

It is a country to value. Books like Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay illustrated by Anna Pignataro relate their families stories of fleeing war to find a safe home in Australia and rebuild their lives.

When fake news populates social media and news, it this the time to model to the world on how the Australian democratic multi-cuturalism can work.

It is not the time for a terrorist attack, knifing among others, Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in the Assyrian Orthodox Church Sydney. It is not the time for the dramatic rise of anti-semitism in Australia. Not to time for extreme right wing Nazis or extreme left wing radicals.

Ships in the Fields should be included for young people, to our commitment to peace, opportunity and a cohesive society.

Susanne Gervay OAM

Awarded the Lifetime Social Justice Literature Award, Order of Australia, nominated for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, you'll find Susanne planting 3000 mangroves in Kiribati; in Istanbul speaking to 1000s of kids about NO bullying; in remote indigenous schools bringing literacy to kids from pre-schoolers  to young adults. Susanne Gervay’s loved books include her anti bullying I Am Jack books; YA books Butterflies (disability), Shadows of Olive Trees (feminism); picture books Elephants Have Wings (Harmony Day), The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses’ (Vision2020) and Heroes of the Secret Underground empowering kids to become warriors for justice, the cutting edge YA novel The Edge of Limits. Her latest release is Ships in the Field on immigrants finding home in Australia.  https://sgervay.com

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Key Facts:

Australia is a multicultural democratic nation.

No to racism

Yes to embracing First Nations peoples

'Ships in the Field' is our story of immigration for peace.

 

 

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