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Condolences to Thai Buddhist Community
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 00:00
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30 October 2013

To the Royal Family, Sangha, Government and People of Thailand
Via the Embassy of Thailand, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia


Dear Ambassador HE Mr. Maris Sangiampongsa,

On behalf of the Buddhist community in Australia, the President and Committee of the Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils hereby express our deepest condolences on the passing away of His Holiness the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara Somdet Phra Sangharaja.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 November 2013 20:16
 
President's Report 2013
Monday, 28 October 2013 14:17
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Mr Kim HollowThe FABC's Annual General Meeting was held on 27 Oct 2013. Mr Kim Hollow has been re-elected the president.

President Kim Hollow's Report is as follows:

Presidents Annual Report – 1st July 2012 to 30th June 2013

It is again my pleasure to provide details of the Federation of Australian Buddhist Council’s (FABC) activities over the past twelve months.

Our elected committee includes two delegates from each mainland state. Individuals are nominated to represent their respective state Buddhist Council interests, on the FABC. Our ongoing engagement with our spiritual leaders from the Australian Sangha Association, (ASA) remains a vital part of our ability to properly function and achieve our goals within the community.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013 16:43
 
Congratulations to PM elect
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 20:59
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On the occasion of the electoral victory of the Liberal Party, FABC President Kim Hollow has written the following letter of congratulations and good wishes to Mr Tony Abbott the Prime Minister Elect:

On behalf of our Management Committee, I congratulate you and your team on achieving the majority of seats in the Lower House, to facilate  formation of our next Australian Federal Government.

We greatly appreciated the letter of greetings you sent to the 575,000 Australian Buddhist practitioners, for our May 2013 celebrations of Vesak.

I extend an open invitation to you to visit one of our many Buddhist Temples, following your confirmation as our next Prime Minister of Australia.
This gesture would mean a great deal to our diverse community, as no Australian Prime Minister has ever officially visited a Buddhist Temple or Monastery within Australia.
In conclusion, we sincerely wish you and your Ministers strength, compassion and wisdom, to deal with the many challenges facing your team in the years ahead.

Yours faithfully,
Kim Hollow.

President,
Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils Inc.

10 Sep 2013

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 21:10
 
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