The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will conduct a Multicultural Seminar in Toowoomba on Tuesday 24 October 2017. The University is particularly active in developing and sustaining social harmony and cohesion through engagement with local multicultural and multi-faith education.
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.
A Sufi Musical Evening will be held at Parliament House, George Street, Brisbane, on August 22, evening.
The Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue at Nathan Campus, Griffith University will present Perspectives on Interfaith Dialogue: Dealing with Difference: Peril or Promise on Thursday 10 August, 2017.
For 18 months, representatives of around 20 different faith groups have worked to form a Queensland network of faith communities committed to advancing interfaith understanding and collaboration and to making a positive contribution within society.
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.
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.
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?
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.