Stories from Shepparton

ABC Radio National

The city of Shepparton and its Goulburn Valley region in Victoria have a rich history of immigration. The Shepparton experience of diversity and social harmony was the basis for a unique Conference in 2007 organised by Latrobe University, the region's Ethnic Council and the Shepparton Interfaith Network. Encounter reports on the stories that emerged from this Conference.

The following transcript was broadcast by ABC Radio National on its Encounter Program on 3 February 2008. This transcript has been supplied on this website with permission from the ABC.

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Monsignor Peter Jeffrey – Address to AGM

Monsignor Peter Jeffrey

On the occasion of the Annual General Meeting, Monsignor Peter Jeffrey offered reflections on the nature of interfaith activity along with collaboration and cooperation amongst the religions, in the light of the recent event at Assisi, wherein representatives of many of the worlds religions met to pray and further the cause of world peace.

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Faith Communities condemn violence against women

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Media Release: Faith Communities Council of Victoria, 25 November 2011:
On behalf of Victoria’s faith communities, we, the members of the Multifaith Advisory Group (MAG), join together on White Ribbon Day to voice our support for women affected by violence and to unequivocally denounce such violence.

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