Queensland: Creators of Peace Circles

copCreators of Peace is an international women’s initiative empowering women to be radical peacebuilders. It aims to engage women in their role as creators of peace at every level of society; to pre-empt violence and despair by addressing the roots of conflict in and around us; to encourage and connect existing ‘peace builders’ and to build just, caring and inclusive communities for all. An introduction to Creators of Peace Circles will be offered at Inala Community Hall on Saturday, July 23.

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Queensland: Happy Ramadan! (Wait, can we even say that?):

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With the month of Ramadan now underway, we asked some of the burning questions you might have about the holy month.

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the fasting month for Muslims. It falls in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is one of the five pillars of Islam.

Participants fast during daylight, and generally eat a meal before sunrise and after sunset, called suhoor and iftar.

The end of Ramadan Eid ul Fitr is marked with a large celebration.

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Queensland: National Unity Day

A National Day of Unity incorporating the National Mosque Open Day and Walk Together events took place in Brisbane on Saturday 31 October, designed to “celebrate diversity, encourage mutual respect and foster positive relationships between people of all faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds.

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Darwin: Prayers for Peace

The United Nations Association of Australia (NT Division), the Christ Church Anglican Cathedral and the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory will conduct Prayers for Peace on the evening of 21 September 2015 at Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, Darwin.

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