Perth: Borderless Gandhi Exhibition



Borderless Gandhi presents Mahatma in Colour was launched at Perth Airport on Monday by Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Minister Paul Papalia. The exhibition promotes peace, equality and nonviolence through digitally restored images from the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. The exhibition runs from Tues 2 Oct to Fri 9 Nov at Parliament House & Perth Airport.

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Western Australia: Living the Change in Perth

Join us to celebrate LIVING THE CHANGE in Western Australia where Anglican EcoCare Commission invites you to join their Picnic at Gathering at Russell Square, Northbridge on the afternoon of Saturday, 13 October. Living the Change is brought to you by Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, Religions for Peace Australia and United Religions Initiative.

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Western Australia: Eid festival a time for celebration and reflection

Western Australian Muslims will join millions around the world this week in celebrating Eid ul-Adha, one of the most important festivals on the Islamic calendar. Eid ul-Adha marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, known as the Hajj. Also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, it is a reminder of the sacredness of life and is a time of significant celebration and reflection for the WA Muslim community.

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Western Australia: The towns where multiculturalism works, built on a foundation of tolerance

Muslim men praying in mosqueIn front of a gathering in Kuala Lumpur of South-East Asia’s most influential Muslim scholars, the leader of a mosque in country Western Australia took centre stage. Imam Alep Mydie had travelled there from Katanning, a farming town 300 kilometres south of Perth. His message to the conference of ASEAN scholars was clear — that the commitment to multiculturalism in Australia was alive and well. “I put forward how we all live [in Katanning] together, and how the mosque is open to the public,” Mr Mydie said.

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Perth: Interfaith conversation through art



For the eighth year, Perth’s Wesley Uniting Church in the City is presenting Stations of the Cross, a curated exhibition featuring newly commissioned works by fifteen West Australian contemporary artists, from a range of cultural and religious backgrounds.

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WA: Perth mosque attack

perthmMuslim leaders are shocked over a fire bombing outside a Perth mosque but say the hate crime will not stop people going about their everyday lives. A suspected petrol bomb exploded outside the Thornlie Mosque in Perth’s south as hundred of worshippers attended a prayer service on Tuesday night but no one was injured when the four-wheel-drive exploded.

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Gyuto Monks of Tibet return to Fremantle

The Gyuto Monks of Tibet have been touring Australia and will return to Fremantle, Western Australia for their Farewell Tour: Concert, Meditation Retreat & Cricket Match. Thereafter, the monks will depart Australia and return to their own monastery in Tibet.

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Day of Peace, Perth

International Day of Peace celebration in Perth was opened by the Vice President of the United Nations Association of WA, Ricardo Hernandez. An account of this event is given below from Eva Sautzer of Western Australia.

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