Federation Square will burst into life with the 23rd annual Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival, including over 40 events, an Asian vegetarian food fair, spectacular cultural performances and a thrilling new dragon boat sprint race along the Yarra River.
Prof. Andrew Markus, Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Monash University will present the findings of the Australian Jewish Community Survey at the King David School, Armadale, on the evening of May 7th.
There will be a Victorian Observance of the United Nations Day of Vesak with a Vesak Procession & Commemorations in Melbourne, 10am – 3.30pm, Saturday 12 May 2018.
The Melton Interfaith Network, in partnership with Foundation for a Drug-free World, present a seminar on Faiths Unite Against Drugs on Wednesday 2 May 2018 at 11am.
The Hume Interfaith Networks will undertake a tour of the Daham Niketanaya Buddhist Temple Tour, Yuroke, Victoria, on evening of 28 April, 2018. The bus pickup point will be at the Hume Learning Centre.
Two years ago, Australia’s first-ever Royal Commission into Family Violence shone a bright light on a dark secret. The Victorian Government has undertaken manifold strategies to address family violence and has committed $1.9 billion – for family violence than every single previous Victorian Budget combined. Faith based communities and Victoria’s Multifaith Advisory Group have also instituted family violence working groups to provide solutions.
St Paul’s Cathedral and Pax Christi Australia collaborate to provide an Ecumenical Service of Lament, Repentance and Hope for the Centenary of the First World War at St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne at 11AM on ANZAC Day, 2018. The Preacher for this year’s service will be Fr. Claude Mostowik, MSC.
The Ballarat Interfaith Network will conduct a visit the Our Lady Ta’ Pinu Shrine at Bacchus Marsh on Saturday 14 April from 9:30am to 2:40pm.
The Brimbank Maribyrnong Interfaith Network will participate in Victoria’s Open Mosque Day and conduct a tour of the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport on Sunday 15 April 2018.
Wyndham Interfaith Network will conduct a Youth Leadership Camp at Queenscliff, Victoria from Tuesday 10 April until Thursday 12 April 2018. The camp will be facilitated by Victoria Police, Wyndham Community and Education Centre and The Gandhi Experiment.