Queensland: Inspiring Earth Ethics: Linking Values and Action Conference

Australian Earth Laws Alliance invites you to join their two day conference in Brisbane, on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th November 2017 at the Griffith Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue. This conference will bring together people from many disciplines – including environmental education, ethics, environmental psychology, indigenous knowledge systems, the arts, deep ecology, science, business and law – to address a central question: how do we inspire and build Earth ethics in Australian society?

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Victoria: Greetings to Hindus for Diwali

The Vatican, through the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, sends a special message to Hindus every year on the occasion of their festival of Diwali. The Melbourne Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission also sends a local greeting on behalf of the Catholic Archdiocese to accompany the distribution of this message. Below is the Greeting from to members of the Hindu community in Melbourne from the Episcopal Vicar, Fr Denis Stanley.

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Tasmania, October 2017

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In October, members of Religions for Peace Tas are invited to join the Australian Walk Together event: https://www.walktogether.com.au/     In Hobart, Walk Together will be held at Parliament House lawns at 11am on Saturday 21 October 2017. We will meet at the venue.

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Victoria: Multifaith Statement on Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

MELBOURNE: Wed, 11 October 2017: representatives of Victoria’s leading religions gathered on the steps of Parliament to deliver a joint statement to Deputy Premier, James Merlino, regarding the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.

The ‘Multifaith Statement’ is signed by Sheikh Isse Abdo Musse (President, Board of Imams Victoria), Phra Khru Kampee-panya-withet (Abbot, Melbourne Thai Buddhist Temple), Makarand Bhagwat (Victorian Director, Hindu Council of Australia), Rabbi Daniel Rabin (President, Rabbinical Council of Victoria), Jasbir Singh Suropada (Chairman, Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria) and Bishop Peter Danaher (President, Victorian Council of Churches).

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