Islamic Centre of Victoria – Vigil At the State Library



The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) hosted a vigil on the evening of Monday 18 March outside the Victorian State Library to offer prayers and support to the Muslims who died in the two terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Victorian Mosque Open Day to go ahead, says Islamic Council of Victoria

Tomorrow a mosque open day is being held in Victoria and police have said will increase the security presence around places of worship. Twenty-one mosques in Victoria plan to open their doors to the community to mark the beginning of Cultural Diversity Week. It’s the third year the open day has been held, with thousands of visitors attending in previous years.

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Bendigo Zinda Festival – Annual Interfaith Dinner and Forum

As part of the 2018 Bendigo Zinda Festival, Bendigo Interfaith Council will hold a Forum and Dinner at the All Seasons Conservatory on Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Guest speaker will be Sherene Hassan OAM, Education Director of the Islamic Museum of Australia.

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Victorian Open Mosque Day – Geelong

The Islamic Council of Victoria will conduct their third Open Mosque Day on Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 – 4:00pm. 20 participating mosques will open their doors to visitors and guests, provide mosque tours and a warm welcome. Geelong Mosque, at 45-47 Bostock Ave, Manifold Heights, will also be open.

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Victoria: The Changing Shape of Religious Diversity in Australia: How Gen Z Leads the Way

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) will host Prof. Gary Bouma on The Changing Shape of Religious Diversity in Australia: How Gen Z Leads the Way at St kevin’s College, Watgerford Campus, Richmond on Sunday, 31 March 2019

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Victoria: “Aged Care Crisis ? Ethics in our Modern Day Practice”

A royal commission into Australia’s Aged Care service providers is looking to address systemic issues that are corrupting the noble service. Recent reports (Feb 2019) state there were more than 3,700 assaults, either physical or mental on both residents or staff, in Australian nursing homes this past financial year. What should our carers be mindful of when looking after our elderly ? What ethical considerations need emphasis during training ? How can our elderly find the comfort and solace they so desperately seek to find whilst in other’s care ?     

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Victoria: Buddhist Temple Refused

A Buddhist temple and assembly hall has been refused for Gisborne South following strong community backlash. Macedon Ranges Shire councillors voted 7-2 in favour of the 52 objectors who aired concerns surrounding loss of amenity, neighbourhood character, increased traffic, sewerage and impacts on local waterways.

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Victoria: Molly Hadfield Social Justice Oration 2019

March the 8th is a global day of recognition and celebration of women’s social, political, cultural and economic achievements. It is also a day that invites reflection and action to combat gender-based discrimination and violence. The Molly Hadfield Social Justice Oration is a free annual oration delivered by a distinguished female guest speaker, Maxine Beneba Clarke.

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