Annual Lunch Fundraiser

The 2018 Jessie Street Trust Luncheon speaker was be Helen Clark ONZ SSI PC former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, with our very own Trustee Tanya Plibersek Deputy Leader of the Opposition.

Annual Grant

The 2018 grant was awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, ICAN, for their campaign for Australia to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). We will proudly post updates on the website as they come through. Read more information on the Treaty and ICAN's work on, their website.
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Jessie at home, reading the morning paper before breakfast, September 1943

Jessie Street’s passport

Jessie speaking to a women’s conference in Russia, 1938

The Jessie Street Trust promotes and celebrates the groundbreaking life of Jessie Street.

Each year, the trust brings together an inspiring group of professionals and academics from all sectors for the Annual Lunch. It serves as a fundraiser to support campaigns and projects around Australia that promote Jessie’s values– the rights of women and indigenous people, peace and disarmament, and the elimination of discrimination.