Counting Stars & Counting down to GC2018.

Today we spent the morning counting and sorting through stars. As the deadline creeps closer, we want to encourage people to send them in as soon as they can. This is such a huge and important task and we love all the different people that drop in for a few hours or minutes to help out. It’s an exciting phase of the project, tallying the stars and getting them ready to hand over to the Museum of Brisbane who will turn them into something amazing for the GC2018 next year. The first time I went in to count the stars at headquarters (Human Ventures) a few weeks ago, I cried. It’s been a while since I last saw packages of stars sent in the mail (I used to collect them lovingly at my local GPO in

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

The One Million Stars to End Violence project continues and is an ongoing international weaving movement created in 2012 by Pasifika weaving artist and entrepreneur, Maryann Talia Pau.

We understand this project has had a powerful impact for some people. For emotional and physical support, please speak with someone you trust or seek professional advice. You are important!

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