NSW: Buddhism scripture teachers struggling to keep up with demand from state schools

New South Wales public schools are struggling to keep up with demand for Buddhism scripture teachers. Buddhist Council of New South Wales chairman Brian White said there were more than 3,000 public school students across the state studying Buddhism, and the number was growing rapidly.

Read moreNSW: Buddhism scripture teachers struggling to keep up with demand from state schools

Western Australia: What does it take to make unions involving differing religious beliefs succeed?



Can love conquer all if couples are of different religions? Nicole Madigan talks to three women in multi-faith relationships that work. As Australia continues to diversify as a nation, multi-faith relationships are becoming increasingly common.

Read moreWestern Australia: What does it take to make unions involving differing religious beliefs succeed?

Royal Commission: Rabbinic Council member resigns in wake of Royal Commission findings

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual AbuseA Melbourne rabbi has resigned from one of the most senior Jewish bodies in Australia in the wake of the child abuse royal commission. Rabbi Shimshon Yurkowicz was a trustee of Yeshivah Centre, which was strongly criticised by the commission for its failure to stop paedophiles preying on children.

Read moreRoyal Commission: Rabbinic Council member resigns in wake of Royal Commission findings

Royal Commission releases report into Yeshiva Bondi and Yeshivah Melbourne

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual AbuseThe Royal Commission’s report into Case Study 22 – the response of Yeshiva Bondi and Yeshivah Melbourne to allegations of child sexual abuse made against people associated with those institutions – was released on 29 November 2016.

Read moreRoyal Commission releases report into Yeshiva Bondi and Yeshivah Melbourne