Gold Coast celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration Gold Coast

MARENA JANSE VAN RENSBURG The local Hindu community came together at the Broadwater Parklands on the Gold Coast yesterday for the coast’s first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.   The Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association (GCHCA) hosted the … [Read more...]

God at the Games

TALISA ELEY For most sporting enthusiasts the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be about athletic achievements, winning gold and representing your country, but for some, the message will be much more holy. Gold Coast’s Christian churches, missions … [Read more...]

Bringing faiths and cultures together

MATTHEW WOTHERSPOON Mosques around the country are encouraging Australians of all faiths to come together on October 29 for the annual National Open Mosque Day, to celebrate unity between Muslim and non-Muslim Australians. The open mosque day aims … [Read more...]

‘Evergreen’ Tao church thrives in Brisbane

SIYUAN YANG Sunday afternoon at the Evergreen Taoist Church in Brisbane. It’s a bit quiet today. Volunteers are preparing for a celebration, next week. Meanwhile, a priest and two Taoists are engaged in a ritual – chanting and playing … [Read more...]

Teachers Union questions the credentials of religious instructors in state schools

CHERYL YONG Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) Vice President Julie Brown said religious instruction should be taught by qualified or registered teachers in Queensland state schools. This initiative has been  specifically designed to offer … [Read more...]