20211006Victorian COVID-19 response commander Jeroen Weimar has apologised to Melbourne’s Jewish population after he mentioned members of the Orthodox community were among those who tested positive during a coronavirus briefing, saying it was a “poor choice of words”.

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Source: The Age

20211011 muslimartistWhen Fatima Killeen discovered she’d won the Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2021, it was too early to call her family in Morocco.

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Source: SBS

20211012 jainismJainism is one of the world’s oldest religions, originating in India at least 2,500 years ago.

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Source: Pew Research Centre

20211005 houseofworshipjainismIn the early 2000s, the Jain community in Melbourne was still a fledgling one. Yet they were able to knit together as a group in ways other diasporic relationships do.

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Source: The Indian Sun

20211008 kirpanStudents in NSW will no longer be banned from bringing knives to schools on religious grounds, after a snap decision by the Department of Education was reversed.

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Source: ABC

20211009 censusTuesday night is Census night — and, once again, public debate is swirling around the religion question.

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Source: ABC

20211004 jewishmuslimA class of year 6 students from East Preston Islamic College are sitting cross-legged on the carpet of a room inside the Jewish Museum of Australia, getting a hands-on introduction to many of the key artifacts of the Jewish faith.

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Source: The Age

20211007 lordsprayerThe dominant religion in Australia is Christianity and central to Christianity is the Lord’s Prayer.

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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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