NSW: Zero tolerance regarding safety and security at religious institutions

Zero tolerance regarding safety and security at religious institutionsA re-elected NSW Liberal and Nationals Government will invest $10 million over four years to boost safety and security for faith communities.

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Voice to Parliament: Faith Leaders’ Open Letter

Yes - support a first nations voice to parliament

This morning, Leader’s of Australia’s major religious and ethno-religious organisations have called upon all Federal parliamentarians to support a First Nations’ voice to parliament, called for through the 2017 Uluru Statement from the Heart.

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Australia has ‘moral duty’ to take 20,000 more Afghan refugees, Catholic bishops say

Canberra Rally supporting refugeesAustralia’s Catholic bishops have called for a special intake of 20,000 refugees from Afghanistan, saying the country has a “moral duty” to do more. As part of its election statement, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said the country had an obligation to take more refugees from Afghanistan because of the support shown to Australian military forces.

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‘A lot of uncertainty’: imams fighting Covid misinformation in Australia’s Muslim community

Muslim at Prayer

A fatwa pronounces both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines as halal for Muslims.

Ibrahim Dadoun, director of public relations at the Australian National Imams Council, says while the government had been working with the council, “we issued a verdict without any directives from the Department of Health or from the government in general.”

“We do work closely with the government, but our work to address these issues has been done independently of the government.”

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Submissions relating to the Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill 2020 (NSW)

Mark Latham The Australian Muslim Advocacy Network (AMAN) has made a joint submission today relating to the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020 (Bill). The submission supports the introduction of laws protecting against discrimination directed at a person based on their religious belief or activity.

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Australian National Imams Council visits Sri Lanka Consul General

ANIC visits Sri Lanka Consul GeneralThe Australian National Imams Council (ANIC), The Grand Mufti of Australia and Muslim Community leaders visit to the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney in support and standing in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka after the recent terrorist attacks last week that left over 250 dead and 500 injured.

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Australian National Imams Council – 12th General Assembly

The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) held its 12th General Assembly and AGM on Sunday 3 March 2019 in Sydney. The General Assembly of ANIC discussed and considered various topics and affairs that concern Australian Muslims. It also discussed various proposals and strategies relating to, and the future direction of, ANIC and the Australian Muslim community.

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