We, the members of the Victoria Police Multi-Faith Council, are writing to the Victorian community to affirm our rejection of all violence, particularly that which is based on sectarianism.
During September, congregations within the Uniting Church in Australia, as well as other interested individuals or groups, are encouraged to create a community of hospitality, conversation and friendship with people of all faiths (and no faiths) throughout their neighbourhood.
On Saturday 13th September, 2014, the Buddhist Council of Victoria and the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne co-hosted a conversation on “Care in Prisons and Hospitals” at the Buddhist Society of Victoria’s centre in Malvern East.
Registration is now open for the 2014 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference to be held at Mulgrave Community Centre on Sunday, November 23rd 2014. To register for this free event go to vinc.eventbrite.com.au. Please note, places are limited so register early.
Under the banner of the Gippsland Ethnic Communities' Council (GECC) - Gippsland Interfaith, a forum was held at the West Gippsland Arts Centre on Tuesday 26th August, 2014 where project officers of the Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria (ECCV), Elena Petreska and Susan Timmins, presented a report on the "Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Community Education Project 2013-2014". The forum was an overwhelming success and attended by over fourty people from a variety of faith groups.