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National Reconciliation Week 2016

National Reconciliation Week is a time to recognise the culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To celebrate National Reconciliation Week, the  Boroondara Interfaith Network invites you to a free family friendly interactive workshop on Aboriginal Creation … Continue reading

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Light UP 2016

Churches across Boroondara are bringing Christmas to the Community by lighting up their church buildings, displaying nativity scenes, dramatising the Christmas story or singing carols. Make it a family event and visit your local churches from 5 December till 30 … Continue reading

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What is the Heart of Our Humanity?

You are invited to a community reflection on the history of interfaith to mark the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions. Hear about some of the key issues raised at this year’s Parliament taking place in Salt Lake City, and join … Continue reading

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Let’s Hurry to Love

You are invited to an afternoon of poetry and discussion about respectful relationships in celebration of International Day of Non-Violence. Enjoy a performance of poetry and music by artists John Wood, Kristof Kaczmarek, Suhasini Seelin and Konrad Olszewski from Exit Theatre, and join a discussion … Continue reading

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Swinburne University Multi Faith Facility Anniversary Celebration

‘Acknowledging Indigenous Spirituality – We All Stand on Sacred Ground’ You are invited to attend  the 4th Anniversary Celebration of the Swinburne Multi Faith Facility, as an activity of the Swinburne University  Reconciliation Action Plan. We explore the question: ‘How … Continue reading

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Hope for Boroondara and Beyond: Food Drive

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 May In late April, homes in Kew, Balwyn North and Camberwell will be provided with a blue Hope Grocery Bag for residents to place non-perishable food items in. On the weekend of 2-3 May, members … Continue reading

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City of Boroondara Cultural Diversity Plan 2014-18

Following community consultation and Council endorsement, the Cultural Diversity Plan 2014-18 was launched in March 2015. The plan has been developed to address the changing needs of our growing culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) population, and outlines Council’s framework for sustaining a … Continue reading

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