Australia

Commemorative Seat

Name: Reflexive seat to commemorate the life and work of Raoul Wallenberg
Location: St Kilda Town Hall, corner of Carlisle Street and Brighton Road.
The Mayor of the City of Port Phillip Cr Liz Johnstone, inaugurated the artwork.
Constructed of recycled kauri and metal, the contemplative seat wraps around the liquid amber tree planted in Wallenberg’s honour in June 1994 by the Reverend Tim Costello, the then St Kilda mayor. It includes an inscription from the Talmud in both English and Hebrew: ”…and whoever preserves the life of a single human being … it is as if he preserved an entire world.”
Artist: Andrew Brophy
abrophy@froggy.com.au

Committee

Name: Free Wallenberg Australian Committee.
Director: Prof. Frank Vajda
Address: 857 Glenferrie Road
KEW, Victoria 3101
Phone: 61-3-98-193-056
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

Garden

Name: RAOUL WALLENBERG GARDEN
Location: corner Queen Street and Edgecliff
Road, Woollahra.
Description: A monument was erected in 1985, honouring the Swedish
diplomat and humanist, Raoul Wallenberg, who during 1944-45, saved
thousands of lives in Hungary.

Statue

Name: ”Raoul Wallenberg”.
Sculptor: Anna Cohn
Commissioned by the Free Wallenberg Committee of Sydney.
Location: Sydney, Woollahra
For information contact:
Director: Erwin Forrester
Phone: 61-2-9439 2765
Fax: 61-2-9439-2765
Email: peteraircomf@cyberone.com.au

Monument

Name: Raoul Wallenberg.
Sculptor: Karl Duldig
The monument was commissioned by The Free Wallenberg Australia Committee. ”Big heavy stone wall, with on top a small bust of Raoul Wallenberg, symbolising the power of a single man conquering a massive wall of evil.” (quotation from unveiling speech by Prof. Frank Vajda)
Location: At a busy intersection of Kew
Contact: Prof. Frank Vajda
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

Trees

Name: Raoul Wallenberg.
Trees were planted in memory of Raoul Wallenberg with explanatory plaques at the front of the Federal Parliament in Canberra. Four others trees were planted in Melbourne, specially one in front of the entrance to the Port Phillip Town Hall. Also at Kilda Street, Anderson Street, Hawthorn, Caulfield Park, and in the campus of Mount Scopus Memorial College.
A project of the Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith Melbourne.
Information provided by the Jewish Museum of Australia
Address: 26 Alma Road St. Kilda
Victoria 3182 Australia
Phone: 03-9534-0083
Fax: 03-9534-0844
Email: info@jewishmuseum.com.au
Web site: www.jewishmuseum.com.au

Tree

Name: Raoul Wallenberg.
A tree was planted in memory of Raoul Wallenberg in Anderson Street, Hawthorn by the Mayor of Hawthorn.
A project of the Free Wallenberg Australian Committee.
Contact: Prof. Frank Vajda
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

Plaque

Name: Raoul Wallenberg.
A plaque was unveiled In honour of Raoul Wallenberg.
Location: The Swedish Church in Sydney.
Address: 21 St. George’s Road, Toorak, Australia.

Song

Name: In Memoriam Raoul Wallenberg (Move Records).
Performed by clarinettist David Thomas accompanied by pianist Robert Chamberlain and ‘Heidelberg 1890′ for soprano and flute. Performed by Marianne Collet-Stier and Almut Riemenschneider.
Move Records
Address: 10 Glen Drive
City: Eaglemont 3084
Victoria, Australia
Phone: 61-3 9497 3105
Fax: 61 3 9497 4426
Email: move@move.com.au
Web site: http://www.move.com.au/disc.cfm/3190

Essay competition

Winner: Jacinta Hingston – St Ann’s College.
Location: Victoria
Organized by the Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith Melbourne among Victorian Schools for 5 years.
Information provided by the Jewish Museum of Australia
Address: 26 Alma road St Kilda
Victoria 3182 Australia
Phone: 03-9534-0083
Fax: 03-9534-0844
Email: info@jewishmuseum.com.au
Web site: www.jewishmuseum.com.au

STATUE

Name: Raoul Wallenberg.
Location: Inside the Jewish Museum of Australia in Sydney.
Address: 146 Darlinghurst Road
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Phone: 61-2- 9360-7990
Fax: 61-2-9331-4245
E-mail: sydjmus@tmx.mhs.oz.au
Web Site: http://www.join.org.au/sydjmus/

Protest Card

Name: Raoul Wallenberg Protest Card.
Designed by The Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B’nai B’rith of Melbourne.
Sent to Mikhail Gorbachev, claiming to free Raoul Wallenberg.
For information contact:
Director: Helen Light
Jewish Museum of Australia
Phone: 03-9534-0083
Fax: 03-9534-0844
Email: info@jewishmuseum.com.au
Web site: www.jewishmuseum.com.au

PRIZE

Name: The Raoul Wallenberg Awards for Humanity and Public Service.
Dr. Frank Vajda has endowed them since the mid 1980′s at Melbourne High School in South Yarra.
For information contact:
Free Wallenberg Australian Committee
Phone: 61-3-98-193-056
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

PRIZE

Name: The Raoul Wallenberg Award.
For Ivanhoe Grammar School. Endowed by Prof. Frank Vajda.
Location: Kew, Victoria.
For Information contact:
Free Wallenberg Australian Committee
Phone: 61-3-98-193-056
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

Committee

Name: The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of Sydney.
The committe was officially opened in Sydney on November 1992.
Director: Erwin Forrester
Phone: 61-2-9439 2765
Fax: 61-2-9439-2765
Email: peteraircomf@cyberone.com.au , sydjmus@tmx.mhs.oz.au

Building

Name: A B’nai B’rith Wallenberg Unit.
Run since the late 80′s.
Location: Sydney.
Phone: B’nai B’rith – (02) 9361-6035
Email : bb@kosher.com

ParK

Name: Raoul Wallenberg Park
Dr. Frank Vajda secured for naming after Raoul Wallenberg, with the initiative and support of the Australian Society of Jewish Students in 1982.
Location: Kew, Victoria.
Free Wallenberg Australian Committee
Phone: 61-3-98-193-056
E-mail: vajda@ozemail.com.au

Medical Center

Name: Australian Centre for Clinical Neuropharmacology ‘The Raoul Wallenberg Centre’
On the occasion of Raoul Wallenberg’s 89th Birthday the Centre adopted the name of ”The Raoul Wallenberg Centre” in Melbourne, as a living tribute to the hero of the Holocaust.

Location:
St. Vincent’s Hospital
Centre for Clinical Neuropharmacology-Raoul Wallenberg Centre Melbourne, Australia.
Director: Professor F.J.E. Vajda
Address: 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy,
Victoria 3065
Australia
Fax: (61)(3)9288-3555.
E-mail : vajdafj@svhm.org.au

Movie

Created by: Bob Weis and Karen Altmann (mid 80′s).
Shortened versions of this film in video have been edited by the ”Action Wallenberg Committee” of the R.W. Unit of B’nai B’rith Melbourne. Nearly 50 have been distributed to Victorian schools.
Phone: B’nai B’rith – (02) 9361-6035
Email : bb@kosher.com

Exhibiton

Name: Courage to care
Web site: http://www.tmx.com.au/join/c2c/develop.htm
Organised by the ”Action Wallenberg Committee” of the R.W. Unit of B’nai B’rith Melbourne in conjonction with the Jewish Museum of Australia to celebrate righteous gentiles, in particular Raoul Wallenberg. Shown all over Australia.
Information provided by the Jewish Museum of Australia
Director: Helen Light
Address: 26 Alma road St Kilda
Victoria 3182 Australia
Phone: 03-9534-0083
Fax: 03-9534-0844
Email: info@jewishmuseum.com.au
Web site: www.jewishmuseum.com.au