Note on Amendment to Racial Discrimination Act

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Solicitor Ian Lacey AM, BA, LLB., Member of Religions for Peace NSW Branch and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, has prepared a note on the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. The proposed changes remove limited protections in place and provide no useful adequate protection in its place, writes Ian Lacey.

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Response to Racial Discrimination Act

APRO

APRO, the peak religious and multifaith body in Australia met with advisers to Sen. George Brandis, early in March to present concerns about the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. A letter from APRO to the Attorney General has been made available.

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Support for Ballarat Mosque

Site of Ballarat Mosque

THE Muslim population in Ballarat has grown to such numbers that a mosque is now required, to service their religious needs. Religions for Peace Australia fully supports the construction of a mosque in Ballarat.

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2014 Pilgrimage to Nepal and Tibet

Jamchen Buddhist Centre

Jamchen Buddhist Centre are currently finalising a forthcoming pilgrimage to Nepal and Tibet with Zimwock Rinpoche. You are cordially invited to join His Eminence Zimwock Tulku Rinpoche on a pilgrimage to tour historic and sacred places in Nepal and Tibet, including the mystical Mt Kailash.

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Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace

Ramadan Message

Ramadan Murburak

The Chair and members of Religions for Peace Australia give spiritual greetings to our Muslim brothers and sisters as they embark upon the Holy Month of Ramadan. It is a time when Muslims, and indeed all of humanity, are reminded of the transcendent element in life and that our minds and bodies must rise above the materialism and consumerism of contemporary living. Our prayers and best wishes go out to the Muslim community at this sacred time.

The Golden Rule

Golden Rule, Australian Version

An Australian Version of the Golden Rule Poster is available

Multifaith Australia - Reimaging our Common Future

Reimagining Our Common Future

Religions for Peace Australia, with RMIT Chaplaincy, present Multifaith Australia – Reimagining Our Common Future public lecture by Religions for Peace for World Interfaith Harmony Week. Watch a video of this lecture by Prof. Joe Camillerie and the response by Maria Vamvakinou, MP.

Offer a Meal Movement

Offer a Meal

Religions for Peace Australia invites you to join the worldwide Offer a Meal Movement – a movement which skips a meal a couple of times a month in solidarity with–and prayer for –those suffering from hunger, extreme poverty or violent conflict.

G20 Interfaith Summit: Religious Freedom and Economic Development

G20 Interfaith Summit

Griffith University Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue will conduct a G20 Interfaith Summit on November 16 - 18. This Interfaith Summit will explore Religious Freedom and Economic Development.
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Interaction

Interaction

Affliated with Religions for Peace Australia, InterAction is Interfaith Youth building a generation-wide movement of young people. Inspired by individual spiritual traditions, InterAction works together to build a better world. Visit Interaction

Anti Racism

Racism, it stops with Me

Religions for Peace has partnered with the Australian Human Rights Commission Anti Racism Strategy

9th World Assembly

Religions for Peace

The 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace was held in Vienna during November, 2013. Theme Papers and Resources are available.