RMIT Centre for Global Research Report, in collaboration with the ICV, Moreland City Council and Hume City Council title “Religious visibility, disadvantage and bridging social capital: a comparative investigation of multicultural localities in Melbourne’s north”
Can a school impose a uniform policy that does not take into account a student’s religious or cultural beliefs and practices? This issue is being considered by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).
Sagardeep Singh Arora, on behalf of his five-year-old son Sidhak Singh Arora, is challenging Melton Christian College’s decision not to enrol his son unless he agrees not to wear his patka, a Sikh head covering.
The Joyce Rebeiro Memorial Lecture celebrates the life of Joyce Rebiro, who had strong social justice convictions with regard to Human Trafficking. She was also a pioneer of Interfaith in Victoria and was more recently engaged in multifaith education. The memorial lecture will be held at the St Paul Apostle Parish Church, Endeavour Hills on evening of 26 September 2017.
The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office and Australian Catholic University will present the Annual Bishop Joe Grech Colloquium, Freedom of Religion in a Multi-religious Society: the Contribution of Migration at the ACU Campus Brunswick St, Fitzroy on evening of 24 August 2017 at 7pm.
The Planetary Healing Artists’ Association together with the City of Port Phillip, COMMON, Women’s Interfaith Network and other Multifaith Networks invite you to the United Nations International Day of Peace One World – Opening Celebration on 21 September 2017 at 4Dverse Gallery, Carlisle St, St Kilda.
St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne – At the 10.30am service on Sunday 6 August – will mark the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima with a special Peace Day commemoration. There will be a vigil at the Cathedral in the afternoon and a talk on disarnament and peace at the Unitarian Church.
Initatives of Change, Melbourne, will host Margaret Hepworth and the book launch of The Gandhi Experiment: Teaching our teenagers how to become global citizens at Armagh, 226 Kooyong Road, Toorak on the evening of Wednesday, August 9th, 2017.
The Janssen Spirituality Centre will offer a one-day event titled “Crossing Faith Borders” on Sunday, 20th August 2017 from 9:00am to 4:15pm. This will feature four personal faith journeys which crossed faith borders.
The Jewish Community Council of Victoria invites you to its August Plenum. Speakers are Alan Sunderland, Editorial Director of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) and Miriam Bass, Vic President of the National Council of Jewish Women of Australia. The Plenum will occur on 7 August 2017, at 8pm at the NCJWA, Caulfield North.
The Jewish Community Council of Victoria will hold its annual Jewish-Catholic Dinner on Sunday 30 July, 7.00PM, at Adele Southwick Hall in St Kilda.