The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia presents an interfaith event: Honouring Our Differences – Telling Our Stories at the ARK Centre, Cato St, Hawthorn East, on afternoon of Sunday 25 August 2019.
On September 3, 10, 17, 19 Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM will be presenting a series of lectures /interactive discussions, including guests, followed by an innovative workshop on developing new approaches to conversation and dialogue. I’ve titled the series Navigating Life in the Age of Cyberspace at St Michael’s Church, Collins St, Melbourne.
The Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria will conduct a Forum on Freedom of Religion Responsibility, Respect & Dignity in a Pluralist Society at Swinburne University of Technology, Advanced Technology Centre (ATC), on Saturday 31 August 2019.
Join the Jewish Christian Muslim Association for a night of conversation with writer, actor and poet Osama Sami, including a showing of the film based on his story, ‘Ali’s Wedding’ at the Knox Lecture Theatre on 24 August 2019.
Join us to celebrate LIVING THE CHANGE together at the Multicultural Hub, Melbourne, on Sunday 8 September 2019 where we will be working together towards creating a flourishing world for all. We gather as members of diverse faith communities and those who care for our planet to share our stories of change, transformation, and regeneration. Living the Change is brought to you by Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, Religions for Peace Australia and United Religions Initiative.
After six years of controversy that saw protests in the streets and a mock beheading, a mosque is finally being built in the central Victorian city of Bendigo. Accompanied by police, Premier Daniel Andrews took part in a sod-turning ceremony at the site of the future Bendigo Islamic Community Centre in East Bendigo this morning.
Border Politics – an Australian documentary which follows Human Rights lawyer Julian Burnside as he examines attitudes to refugees and human migration patterns worldwide – will be screened in Shepparton on evening of Thursday 18 July. Julian Burnside will be present for a Q and A session.
Three Islamic State supporters who torched a Melbourne mosque to terrorise the Shia Muslim community have been jailed for more than 16 years, with a judge saying their crimes were motivated by hatred, intolerance and malevolence.
Highways and Byways presents Women of Faith Leading the Way! – On Tuesday 13 August 2019 at 7:00pm at Genazzano FCJ College, Kew.
Far-right extremist Blair Cottrell has been knocked back in his bid to contest his racial vilification conviction in Victoria’s supreme court. The United Patriots Front leader, along with two of his supporters, were convicted of inciting hatred, contempt and ridicule of Muslims after making a video beheading a dummy in protest of a Bendigo mosque.
The world will be celebrating 5th International Day of Yoga this year; Sri Sri Yoga and the Art of Living invite you to a very special celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga for Harmony in Australia at Parliament House, Melbourne on Friday, 28 June.
The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy at Australian Catholic University (ACU) is delighted to announce details of our International Conference on Comparative Theology. Framed by the concept of religious identities, the 2019 conference invites participants to explore the latest developments within, and challenges to, comparative theology and associated practices of interreligious learning. The Conference will take place at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus, 23-24 July, 2019.
Ritual of healing for climate campaigners – on Sunday, June 2, 5 – 6.30 pm, at the Uniting Church, 85 Gillies St, Fairfield. It will be held outside the church in the garden by a bonfire. This reflective gathering is for all who put their heart and souls into the climate election, and are now grappling with the result. The ritual will be inclusive of people of all faiths and none, people of any age, belief, political affiliation, tradition, sexual identity or culture.
A Melbourne jury has found three men guilty of terrorism charges over the torching of a Shia mosque in the Melbourne suburb of Fawkner in December 2016. The Supreme Court found Ahmed Mohamed, 26, Abdullah Chaarani, 28, and Hatim Moukhaiber, 30, guilty of the burning down of the Imam Ali Islamic Centre in December 2016, causing $1.5 million in damage.
Last night (2nd May 2019) the Melbourne Jewish Community joined those around the world commemorating Yom Hashoah – the highlight of the evening was a moving and powerful testimony given by survivor Vera Friedin.
The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and Uniting Church Synod of Victoria will conduct a Holocaust Memorial Service on the evening of Monday 29 April at Siena College, Camberwell at 7:30pm.
Thursday, 2nd May is Holocaust Memorial Day – Yom HaShoah. The Jewish Community Council of Victoria presents the annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration titled “Echoes and Reflections” on May 1 at the Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University.
The Darebin Ethnic Communities Council will facilitate an Interfaith Prayer Service at St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, on Monday 29 April at 5:30pm.