Forget $3000 caskets, meet the guy who paints cardboard coffins in Canberra

Cardboard coffinTender Funerals is a not-for-profit, largely volunteer-run funeral company with operations in Sydney, the Illawarra region, and the Mid-North Coast. Giving the family maximum control at a low cost is their unique selling point. A cardboard coffin like the one in his garage wholesales for $135 at Daisy Box Australia. Tender Funerals adds a small fee and sells them to members of the public to decorate as they please.

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Quakers Australia – Integrity in Public Office

Australian QuakersOn Thursday 4 August, in pouring rain, a group of Quakers held a short action “Show Integrity in Public Office” at Parliament House in Canberra. The purpose was, and is, to support the new federal government to establish a strong Integrity Commission.

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Canberra: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Solutions

Brahma Kumaris Australia

Charlie Hogg, National Director of Brahma Kumaris Australia will give one talk on how the ancient wisdom from India can help us find solutions to modern problems at the Larry Sitsky Recital Hall, ANU, on evening of 5 August 2022 from 6:00pm.

This programme has been postponed.”Ancient Wisdom Modern Solutions” lead performer for this programme has COVID and so we are postponing this programme. We will let you know the details about this programme in future which is likely to be in warmer months.

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Online Course: The Philosophy of Gandhi

MK GANDHIAs part of the commemoration of 75 years of India’s independence an online course on the philosophy and teachings of Mahatama Gandhi will be offered during July. Places are limited, those interested should apply soon. The participants will be awarded certificates digitally signed by High Commission of India and Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna

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2022: International Day of Yoga in Canberra

International Day of Yoga - United Nations LogoRecognizing its universal appeal, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga, which aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. Integrated Cultures ACT Inc. Integrated Women’s Network (IWN) and the High Commission of India, Canberra invite you to a celebration of INTERNATIONAL DAY of YOGA. You are invited to join for a series of sessions by Yoga practitioners and teachers.

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ACT: Blackfriars Lecture, Closing the Gap and Aboriginal Health

ACU Blackfriars logoOn 20 July from 5:45 – 7pm, the Blackfriars lecture will address Closing the gap through Indigenous health initiatives by Mr Craig Ritchie, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Event is free, RSVP by email. The lecture title is Homer among the Health Workers: metis, culture and closing the gap, a personal reflection.

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Canberra: International Day of Yoga events

International Day of Yoga - United Nations LogoIntegrated Cultures ACT Inc. & High Commission of India, Canberra are organizing a series of weekly talks by Yoga practitioners and teachers. This week webinar talk is on ‘Yoga for Face, greater confidence’  by Ms.Elena Amani -Founder & Director of Yoga for Posture – 12th June 2021, 1:30pm. 19 June at 1pm, the talk will be on Yoga Marga. The role of practice in the path of Yoga, by Alan Goode.

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ACT: Celebrate International Day of Yoga

Celebrate International Day of YogaIntegrated Cultures ACT Inc. (ICACT) (Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate) and Integrated Women’s Network (IWN) invite you to a series of weekly talks by Yoga practitioners and teachers from 12.55pm for 1 pm start in the lead up to International Day of Yoga on 21 June 2021.

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Canberra: Post Christchurch: Hate speech & Political Discourse, What Lies Ahead?

ANU LogoBluestar Intercultural and the ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies will host Post Christchurch: Hate speech & Political Discourse, What Lies Ahead? at the Sir Roland Wilson Building, ANU, Canberra, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 5:30 PM – 7 PM.

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Canberra: Faithful speak out at People’s Climate Assembly after bushfires

Interfaith Mourning Ritual at Parliament House

Buddhists, Anglicans, Catholics, Muslims, Quakers and people of other faiths joined thousands of concerned Australians in Canberra during the first sitting week of Parliament to stand up for meaningful action on climate change.

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