"In the early 1990's, Shane Holst, Founder of Altruism Australia, was blessed to have spent extensive and inspiring time with Dr Patch Adams and Dr M Scott Peck. Drs Patch and Scott enthusiastically supported his passion for encouraging and promoting the brilliance (compassion) and greatness (care) in the human spirit, and the Australian Humanitarian Awards were 'born' in 1998." 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- History, Altruism Australia, accessed February 17, 2009.