20200205 buddhistmonk

The holy men were an unexpected sight at the Wingello Rural Fire Service headquarters. Based at the nearby Sunnataram Forest Monastery, the robed Buddhist monks were there to show their appreciation to the firefighters who have battled to protect the area.

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Source: The Age

20200203 jewsinCV

Last weekend, a group of people gathered in Castlemaine to celebrate on the final evening of chanukah. They are among central Victoria's small but long-lived Jewish community, whose roots date back to the gold rush era.

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Source: Bendigo Advertiser

20191202acu

The importance of championing diversity and inclusion were key themes at ACU’s fifth Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast at Parliament House in Melbourne on Tuesday 26 November.

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Source: Australian Catholic University

20191206attitudes

The annual Scanlon Foundation report has found negative attitudes about Muslims remain high, while concerns about climate change have almost doubled.

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Source: SBS

20191203casey

About 40 people of different faiths have gathered for a community forum to discuss ways of eradicating family violence at Bunjil Place on Thursday 21 November.

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Source: Star New Berwick

20191207islamophobia

The 2019 Islamophobia in Australia report shows perpetrators aren't put off by the prospect of being seen by other people or security guards.

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Source: SBS

On Sunday November 17th 2019, approximately 230 people gathered at Springvale City Hall for the 2019 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference. The event was hosted by The Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong and the Faith Communities Council of Victoria, and proudly sponsored by The City of Greater Dandenong.

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Mandatory reporting is about protecting children. Children can carry the trauma of abuse for years, unless they get help. They need the adults around them to report child abuse and neglect.

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