The Power of Peace Festival is a vehicle to champion inclusive community spirit by deepening a sense of belonging and shared culture. Partnerships and collaboration underscore the Festival program celebrating cultural diversity and creative enterprises that will promote exchange and collaboration between Australia and the world. This initiative promotes the Gandhi values of inclusiveness, nonviolence and peace for better humanity.
Gandhi Salt March Limited
Gandhi Salt March Limited (GSML) was established in 2016 to provide the governance vehicle specifically to deliver the Power of Peace Festival – a celebration of Global Mahatma Gandhi. Registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) as not for profit organization. GSML is partnership focused, engaging with government and private sector organizations, and various community groups to deliver a relevant and engaging festival with long term benefits to the wider community, including developing a sense of belonging in the community and strengthening potential trade and business networks.
GSML is established to promote the teaching of Mr Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi and raise awareness of those teachings with a specific focus on world peace, humanitarian pursuits and charitable endeavours.
Our objectives include:
Developing a national event over the next three years to become an annual community festival with associated events in Melbourne,Sydney, Adelaide and Perth besides Brisbane;
Promoting Gandhi ideals amongst the community to lead to greater tolerance and non-violent behaviour;
Delivering an educational and cultural experience that engages and inspires community participation with a specific focus on youth education; and
Promoting exchange and collaboration between Australia and overseas.