Multifaith Network’s Letter to the Prime Minister

City of Port Phillip Multifaith Network LogoThe Multifaith Network of the City of Port Phillip – joined by other faith-based organisations and interfaith networks – has written to the Prime Minister of Australia about the need to respond to climate change in a manner which ensures human flourishing for our future generations.

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Sikhs across Victoria come together to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder

Hundreds of people from all over Victoria attended Bendigo's first Nagar Kirtan.The 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, is being celebrated worldwide — and for the first time in Bendigo. A colourful parade with a decorated mobile Gurduara float complete with priest, hymn singing, and martial arts displays made its way through Bendigo, followed by hundreds of people from Melbourne to Mildura on Sunday.

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Melbourne’s Living the Change Year Two Event

Living the Change - Melbourne

Around 40 people gathered on Sunday 8 September 2019 for Living the Change Year Two. This was a joint Australias Religious Response to Climate Change, United Religious Initiatives and Religions for Peace Victoria activity

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Victoria: Tackling Hate Speech Program

OHPI LogoThe Council of Christians and Jews Victoria – in collaboration with the Online Hate Prevention Institute will deliver the first workshop of the Tackling Hate Speech Program at St Dominic’s Primary School, Camberwell on Saturday 10 November from 2 – 4 pm.

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Victoria: Launch of Gesher 2019

Council of Christians and Jews Victoria LogoThe first edition of the Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) journal, Gesher, appeared in October 1990. This journal strives to serve as a bridge between Christianity and Judaism. The Launch of Gesher 2019 will take place at Genazzano College, Kew, on the afternooon of 1 December 2019. The Council of Christians and Jews invites you to the Launch of Gesher 2019 ‘Women and Religion’.

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Jewish International Film Festival 2019

JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALThe Jewish Film Festival 2019 returns to Australian cinemas with a new line up of intriguing movies. The festival opens in Sydney on evening of 23 October, in Melbourne on 24 October, in Canberra on 7 November, in Perth from 6 November and in Brisbane from 7 November 2018.

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Victorian government to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

Flinders Street Station
Flinders Street Station
The Victorian government has allocated $200,000 for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak. Apart from funding 20 special events, iconic Melbourne landmarks will be lit up in saffron, to mark the historic occasion.

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Aboriginal Theology and Anthropology and Just Ecological and Sustainable Peace

Pax Christi LogoPax Christi Victoria – International Christian Peace Movement – invites you to the October Agape, Aboriginal Theology and Anthropology and Just Ecological and Sustainable Peace led by Naomi Wolfe, Lecturer Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University, on Sunday 20 October at 2pm.

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Museums program bringing faiths together

Jewish MuseumAn innovative new program is bringing together students from Melbourne’s Jewish and Islamic communities to build bridges and foster respect and acceptance. The ‘Museums Together’ project is seeing a hundred students from King David School and Sirius College come together to share experiences, culture and knowledge of their respective religions.

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Muslim Film Festival 2019 (Melbourne)

Muslim Film FestivalAustralia’s first ever Muslim Film Festival awaits you with a full day of independent short films made by Muslims and/or telling stories about Muslims anywhere in the world. Our first annual event of Muslim Film Festival will screen around 27 short films within the Official Competition on 14 September at Backlot Studios, 65 Haig St, Southbank, 3006.

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UN International Day of Peace Conference 2019 ~ Peacebuilding and Our Environment

Womens Federation for World Peace LogoThe International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on 21st September. Women’s Federation for World Peace Oceania holds an annual one-day conference to support and foster peace building within our diverse multicultural community.

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2019 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in association with the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong, and the City of Greater Dandenong, would like to invite you to the 2019 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 17th 2018 at the Springvale City Hall.

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Victoria: Jewish – Baptist Dialogue – FREEDOM OF RELIGION

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) and the Kew Baptist Church present A Jewish – Baptist Dialogue: FREEDOM OF RELIGION: ‘The importance of interfaith respect in fostering religion for human flourishing’ on Sunday 22 September 2019 at the Kew Baptist Church from 2:30pm – 4:00pm. All welcome.

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