Dungala Kaiela Oration, 2017

The Ninth Dungala Kaiela Oration – Promoting Social and Economic Prosperity in the Goulburn Valley – was held at the Rumbalara Football Netball Club, Shepparton on Wednesday 5th of July 2017. Guest Speaker was Professor Marcia Langton, Associate Provost and Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of Melbourne University.
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Updated: Shepparton Asylum Seeker Workshop

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The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Community Engagement Team is working with communities across Victoria to share tools that re-frame the national conversation and shift attitudes about the rights of people seeking asylum. The workshop is offered to all, and will take place at the Mgr Peter Jeffrey Hall behind St Brendan’s Church, Shepparton, on Saturday 8 October 2016.

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UPDATED: Bendigo: War, Faith and Peace

fromellesUnited Religions Initiative, in collaboration with Bendigo Interfaith Council, Bendigo TAFE and Cultural Infusion will deliver a Public Forum on War, Faith and Peace at the Bendigo College of TAFE on Friday, August 26. The Forum will be followed by free conflict resolution training for young people (open for those aged 18-30).
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Bendigo: War, Faith and Peace

fromellesUnited Religions Initiative, in collaboration with Bendigo Interfaith Council, Bendigo TAFE and Cultural Infusion will deliver a Public Forum on War, Faith and Peace at the Bendigo College of TAFE on Friday, August 12. The Forum will be followed by free conflict resolution training for young people (open for those aged 18-30).
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Scarboro Missions Resources

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In recent years, the Scarboro Missions Interfaith Department in Toronto, Canada has committed itself to building a website featuring curriculum and useful educational resources for interfaith work. These resources include online courses, toolkits, best practices, do-it-yourself workshops, activities, multifaith prayer services, guidelines, games, meditations, Powerpoint, etc.

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Religion and State Schools

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Religious education in State schools is a highly contested issue in Australia today. Part of the problem arises from the use of school time to allow religious doctrine to be taught by members of religious groups. This article argues that, distinct from religious doctrine, religious studies show the values shared by religious and secular groups. Realising that we share those values is crucial for building social cohesiveness in a multi-cultural, multi-faith society. .

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