Western Australia

Buddhist Council of
Western Australia

The BCWA was formed in 1995 to serve as a peak body to represent the Buddhist community at government level and national levels... website

South Australia

Buddhist Council of
South Australia

The BCSA was incorporated on the 25th October 2005 to serve as the representative organisation for Buddhist temples, groups and organisations in South Australia... website

Queensland

Buddhist Council of
Queensland

The BCQ, which was created in 1999, has brought a large number of Buddhist centres and societies together, for their common benefit... website

New South Wales

Buddhist Council of
New South Wales

On the instigation of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, a meeting was held in 1984 in Sydney to establish a regional branch and thus form the Buddhist Council of NSW... website

Victoria

Buddhist Council
of Victoria

The Buddhist Council of Victoria, formed in 1995, is an actively engaged body representing the needs of Buddhists to all levels of government in the state of Victoria... website

About the FABC
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The Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils is the peak body representing Buddhism in Australia.

The combined membership of the five state Buddhist councils represents more than 200 Buddhist temples and organisations nationwide, their members include the majority of more than 400,000 Australian Buddhists.

The FABC works closely with the Australian Sangha Association (the peak body representing ordained Buddhist Australians) developing and promoting Buddhism in Australia and work in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding between our two organisations.

The current FABC President is Mr Kim Hollow (pictured) of the Buddhist Council of Queensland. He is a fourth generation Australian and has been President since 2009.

The FABC Management Committee comprises two delegates from each state Buddhist Council and is structured as follows:


FABC Role Name State Council
State Council Portfolio
President Mr. Kim Hollow BCQ President
Vice Pres. (Hon) Dr. Mohini Gunesekera (AM)
Treasurer Mr. Stewart Jarvis
BCWA President
Secretary Dr. Jake Mitra BCWA Vice-President
Members: Ms. Anna Markey SABC
Mr. Ben Webster NSW Board Director
Mr. Brian White NSW President
Ms. Susan Wirawan BCV
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Address: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
PO BOX 6479
Footscray West, VICTORIA 3012
Australia
ABN: 65 862 613 089