2023 Victorian Interfaith Networks Festival



The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in partnership with Merri-bek Interfaith Network and City of Merri-bek, would like to invite you to the 2023 Victorian Interfaith Networks Festival on Sunday, November 19 2023 at the Coburg Town Hall.


The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in partnership with Merri-bek Interfaith Network and City of Merri-bek, would like to invite you to the 2023 Victorian Interfaith Networks Festival on Sunday, November 19 2023 at the Coburg Town Hall.

About the Festival: The Victorian Interfaith Networks Festival is a grass-roots conference which aims to help build the capacity and sustainability of existing multifaith/interfaith networks, bring people up-to-date with current multifaith/interfaith matters and provide networking opportunities.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Uncle Andrew Gardiner, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Elder and First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria. Uncle Andrew will speak on Voice, Treaty and Truth covering the Uluru Statement from the Heart, the Voice Referendum, Treaty for Victoria and the Truth and Reconciliation Process.

Date: Sunday, November 19 2023 Time:12:00pm – 4:30pm

Location: Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell Street, Coburg, VIC 3058

Schedule:

⟴ 11:50am: Registration Opens

⟴ 12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch, Networking, Faith & Community Stands

⟴ 1:30pm-2:30pm: Welcome to Country, Dignitaries, Entertainment. Keynote Speaker – Uncle Andrew Gardiner, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung & First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

⟴ 2:30pm-4:00pm: Workshops: (i) Treaty for Victoria – A Multicultural Discussion (ii) Wurundjeri Culture, Women & Dance – Djirri Djirri (iii) Major Minor Community Choir – Multicultural Songs

⟴ 4:00pm-4:30pm: Closing Ceremony

Registration: https://vinf.eventbrite.com.au

Flyer: Click here to view flyer

Coburg Town Hall (Venue) Parking and Transport Information:

  • Parking: Free public car park in Urquhart Street, behind Coburg Town Hall.
  • Bus: Two minute walk from Bus Route 513 and others at the stop on Bell Street (200m).
  • Train: Ten minute walk from Coburg train station on the Upfield train line (800m)

More Information: Contact Mr Sandy Kouroupidis, Multifaith Officer, Faith Communities Council of Victoria, Mobile: 0412 670 369 | Email: officer@faithvictoria.org.au

This event is hosted by Merri-bek Interfaith Network and City of Merri-bek in association with the Faith Communities Council of Victoria; proudly supported by the Victorian State Government – Multicultural Affairs, Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH)

 

 


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