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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

Aussie Buddhism
Thursday, 25 January 2018 09:32

This Australia Day we celebrate our Australian values and share this 2014 episode of a radio broadcast by ABC Radio which describes beautifully the history that is in the making here.

Australian Buddhism is emerging in a way that espouses the values of Australia; namely independence, open heartedness and respect and care for fellow men and women.

Please click here to listen to this excellent documentary on Buddhism in Australia.

 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Saturday, 23 December 2017 10:56

Wishing all a happy and meaningful Christmas season.

And may the New Year be filled with peace, joy and harmony.

May all be well and happy!

From The Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils

 
IBC Meeting | Delhi | Dec 2017
Friday, 15 December 2017 10:25

IBC Committee 2017

An International Buddhist Confederation (ICB) General Assembly Meeting was held in New Delhi, India on 10 & 11 December 2017.

Australia was appointed to the new Governing Council in two positions:

Ven. Thich Quang Ba of Canberra was appointed as a President of the Governing Council.

Ms Cecilia Mitra (FABC President) was appointed as a Hon. Secretary.