Queensland: Gandhi and His Messages of Peace

The Power of Peace Festival in collaboration with the Griffith University Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue presents a public interfaith forum exploring the legacy of peace left by Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday, 26 October at Griffith University, Nathan Campus.

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Queensland: The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe

The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe – a social justice film – will have a screening sponsored by Creators of Peace Followed by Q&A with co-star Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe at the Multifaith Centre, Griffith University, Nathan Campus on Saturday 30 September, 2017.

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Queensland: Women’s Interfaith forum about Domestic & Family Violence

During this week the Islamic Women’s Association of Australia and JK Diversity Consultants held the first Queensland Women’s Interfaith forum about Domestic & Family Violence (DFV). The forum featured diverse speakers who shared their knowledge and experience within their faith communities.

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Queensland: Community leaders in show of support for Bundaberg’s Muslims

A GROUP of community leaders has vowed to stand strong in support of Muslims in Bundaberg. More than 20 leaders came together at Buss Park yesterday to speak out against ignorance and intolerance. Among the group were religious leaders of different religious denominations as well as leaders of Bundaberg’s Muslim community.

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Inspiring Earth Ethics: Linking Values and Action

Australian Earth Laws Alliance invites you to join for a thought provoking 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 a range of fields – 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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Queensland: Tensions over new Islamic centre in Gladstone fuelled by ‘unreal fears’

COMMUNITY tensions over plans to build an Islamic centre in Gladstone are fuelled by “unreal fears”, a Church expert on Christian-Muslim relations says. Sydney’s Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations co-ordinator of Columban Father Patrick McInerney is regularly called upon to address religious and cultural concerns that increasingly confront Australian towns and city communities. In Gladstone, anti-Muslim sentiments are being voiced after the Islamic Society of Gladstone lodged a development application to build a worship centre.

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