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Multifaith initiatives in Victoria
journal contributionposted on 2011-11-01, 00:00 authored by Anna HalafoffAnna Halafoff
Following crisis events - including September 11, and the Bali and London bombings - religious communities in Australia increasingly initiated multifaith activities to dispel negative stereotypes promote and to understanding between people of diverse faith traditions. In Victoria in particular culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse (CRALD) communities collaborated with the state, including the police, aiming to build positive community relations informed by the principles of multiculturalism.