The Victorian government has conceded that school chaplains can be of “any faith or no faith” as part of a settlement to a landmark legal challenge that could open the way to secular or atheist chaplains.
For the past three years the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) has been conducting state-wide Victorian Mosque Open Days, supported by the State Government and the Victorian Multicultural Commission – and this year by the the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC).
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change – along with many others – will conduct a multi-faith funeral for coal outside Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s electoral office on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 am.
In observance of Cultural Diversity Week that there will a Multifaith Prayer Service for Cultural Diversity and Harmony on Thursday 21st, at 12:00 noon at Shepparton Uniting Church, 134-140 Fryers Street Shepparton.
The Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong will hold one “Multifaith Gathering – A Time of Reflection & Prayer” on THIS Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 7PM.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Banyule Interfaith Network will conduct an interfaith session on Music and Faith at Ivanhoe Uniting Church on Sunday, 7 April 2019.
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 ?
An afternoon tea to celebrate five years since the opening of the Islamic Museum of Australia was attended by more than 80 guests joined by staff and volunteers at its Melbourne premises on Thursday 28 February 2019.
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.
In One Voice is a festival that celebrates the vibrant diversity of the Jewish community in Australia.
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.
The Refugee Advocacy Network is collaborating with many organisations for the PALM SUNDAY Walk for Justice for Refugees on Sunday 14 April 2019 at the State Library Melbourne (Corner Swanston & Elizabeth Streets) at 2.00pm.
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.