We condemn the act of Terrorism against Bishop Emmanuel

Hindu Council of Australia strongly condemns the stabbing attack by a terrorist against Bishop Emmanuel and Father Royel yesterday while a sermon was being given during a service at the […]

Hindu Council is Thank full for keeping Hindus safe in Australia

Hindus all over the world have celebrated 22nd January inauguration of a new Ram Lalla temple. Every Hindu temple in Australia held special prayers on the occassion. Hindu Council of […]

New National Team of Hindu Council of Australia

The Hindu Council of Australia has elected a new national team after the end of the 3 year term of the current team.  Below are the names of the new […]

Press Release – Attack on Israel

Date : 8th October 2023 PRESS RELEASE – ATTACK ON ISRAEL Hindus in Australia with a lot of pain, are watching the horror being inflicted on innocent Israeli citizens. Killing, […]

Swastika: All you need to know about the new Bill passed by the Victorian Government

Nazi Symbol Public Display Prohibition Bill Victoria – All You Need to Know Background The Victorian Government has just passed Summary Offences Amendment (Nazi Symbol Prohibition) Bill 2022. This amendment […]

HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD

HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD HCA media statement on Swastika in QLD Related Images:

Labor and Liberals defend Hindus against Hinduphobia by Greens party

Hindu Council of Australia team met state Labor leader Mr Chris Minns and state Minister for Multicultural Mr Mark Coure and discussed recent attacks on Hindus by Greens party stemming […]

HCA calls for community harmony

In a recent event held by Hindu Council with Liberal party where PM was present, two unauthorized men stood up and disturbed the meeting by shouting questions at the Prime […]

Albanese government to provide $6.1 mil to Sri Om foundation for Aged Care

HCASriOmGrantPresso-v1 Please click on the link below to watch the announcement. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=548416236664783 Related Images:

Welcome to the Victorian Government Bill prohibiting public display of Nazi symbols

Hindu Council of Australia welcomes the Victorian Government Bill prohibiting public display of Nazi symbols in Victoria. Related Images:

Q and A session with Labor leaders at meet and greet by Hindu Council Australia

Q and A session with Mr Anthony Albanese. Leader of the Opposition and Ms Kristina Keneally at meet and greet by Hindu Council Australia   https://www.facebook.com/VoiceAajkal/videos/416697643652099   Related Images:

Leader of opposition Mr Anthony Albanese addresses Hindu concerns on Religious Bill

PRESS RELEASE Religious Discrimination Bill Date : 12th February, 2022 Hindu Council supports a Religious Bill that helps preserve Hinduness of our temples, schools, religious institutions and saves them from […]

Hindu Council stands with Australian Jews against discriminatory and hate filled campaign of BDS

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. The world is full of conflict. Whether it is in Afghanistan where every woman seems to be in trouble or it […]

No place for message of Intolerance

The Hindu faith and community has a rich artistic history. Hindu spirituality is expressed in many ways, including dance, drama, painting, architecture, sculpture and music. As a community, we embrace […]

Stop killing Hindus: Condemnation of atrocities on Hindus in Bangladesh

While Bangladeshis are celebrating the Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Hindus, the horror of violence and atrocities committed by the religious Extremists has overshadowed the festivity. The religious Extremists […]

HCA Victoria Media Statement on Swastika

By: Makarand Bhagwat, Hindu Council of Australia. Related Images:

Hindu Benevolent Fund raises $50,000 to help India

By Neena Badhwar The Rig Veda says, “for a knowledgeable healer, the herbs rally together akin to an army of kings.” Yes, we need an army of all the kings of the […]

Stop insulting Hindu icons

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Repeal the draconian criminal conviction and fine for Australian Citizens

Media Release – Repeal draconian criminal law for returning Australians from India Related Images:

Greetings for the Hindu New Year

Greetings for the Hindu New Year Hindu Council of Australia wishes you and your family a very happy Hindu New Year that starts on 13 April 2021 which this year […]

Joint Statement on Hinduphobia

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26/11 – Mumbai’s Day of Reckoning with Terror

By: Raghbendra Jha, Professor of Economics, ANU. The 2008 terrorist attack on the Indian city of Mumbai (previously Bombay) beginning on 26th November (typically referred to as 26/11) and ending […]

Baisakhi and New Year (Vaisakhi) Greetings

April 13-14 is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent as Baisakhi and the start of the Solar New year. Vaisakhi festival is celebrated especially in Punjab, mixes rich traditions with religious […]

Appeal to Universities to support Overseas Students

By: Prakash Mehta, President, Hindu Council of Australia. Hindu Council writes to University of Canberra to consider the reduction of fees as all class are running online and refund some […]

International Gita Mahotsav 21-24 March

By: Sai Paravastu. Hindu council of Australia in association with Association of Haryanvis in Australia is glad and excited to inform you that this year in March International Gita Mahotsav […]

Citizenship Amendment Act by Indian Government.

Date 20 Dec 2019 Press Release Citizenship Amendment Act by Indian Government Hindu Council of Australia wholeheartedly supports a recent action taken by the Government of India to grant the […]

Welcome Ayodhya Verdict by Supreme Court of India

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Hindu Council welcomes Abrogation of Article 370 by Indian Government

State sponsored Pakistan’s back terrorism perpetrated ethnic cleansing of Hindus from valley. This action of abrogating Article 370 will be the key to bring peace and prosperity to South Asia and especially in Northern region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oldest Hindu in Australia passes away

By: Prakash Mehta, National President, Hindu Council of Australia. Respected Shankalal ji passed away a week ago. He was an icon and we may never see such a vibrant Hindu […]

Eleven new Hindu Spiritual Carers (Chaplains) certified in Victoria

By: Makarand Bhagwat, Victoria Chapter of Hindu Council of Australia. Hindu Council of Australia in Victoria today proudly certified 11 Volunteer Spiritual Carers (Chaplains). This team of 11 volunteers went […]

Hindu Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

By: Hindu Council of Australia. 23rd April 2019. Hindu Council condemns senseless attacks on worshipers in Sri Lanka. Press Release – HCA condemns Terrirost attack in Sri lanka   Be […]

Museum of Australian Hindu Heritage

Hindus started arriving in Australia about fifty years ago. Since then our numbers have grown to almost half a million Hindus in Australia. Hindus have established many places of worship […]

Gargi awards 2019

By: Bharathi R. As part of International Women’s day celebration, Hindu Council of Australia organises Gargi Award function to appreciate and honour women’s achievement and contribution in various fields. Jodi […]

Offensive Yoga mats withdrawn, Manufacturer apologizes

By: Prakash Mehta. Some Yoga students and teachers had brought to the attention of Hindu Council of Australia that Yoga mats with the pictures of Gods are being manufactures and […]

ANZAC Jawan Memorial Service to be held on 13th April

By: Ashwani Jain. A team of Hindu Council of Australia consisting of State President Jay Raman, State Secretary Ashwani Jain and Director Ashwani Sharma along with Parveen Gupta  met Hornsby […]

Sanya returns to school waking us to demand religious freedom in schools

Press Release – Hindu Council demands Freedom of and From Religion in faith based schools You may be aware that a Hindu girl studying in a Catholic school in Perth […]

HCA CONDEMNS ATTACK ON MUSLIM WORSHIPPERS

The Hindu Council of Australia condemns the massacre of innocent victims at prayer in the two Mosques at Christchurch yesterday. Wilful and planned acts of violence against people of any […]

Hindu Council submission on treatment of Hindu students in Catholic schools

Hindu Council of Australia has made a submission to Western Australian Education Minister MLC Sue Ellery on their concerns about treatment of Hindu students in a Catholic school in Perth. […]

Sydney pays homage to 44 CRPF fallen in Pulwama Kashmir, India

Over a thousand Indians from all backgrounds gathered in Sydney today to pay their last respects to 44 Indian brave soldiers who died at the hand of religious fanatics. The […]

Aranmore school getting its own Hindu priestly advice to justify Nose Stud fiasco

@arancc #hinduism #nosepiercing @hinducouncilau A young Hindu year 10 student has been asked not to come to school wearing a Hindu religious symbol, a nose stud, as it is against […]

Hindu Council director awarded Parvasi Bhartiya Award

Dr Nihal Singh Agar, one of the eminent directors and ex-president of Hindu Council of Australia was awarded Parvasi Bhartiye Award by the President of India at 2019 Parvasi Bhartiye […]

Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti

Guru Nanak Dev Jyanti. Karthik Poornima, 23 Nov 2018 Hindu Council of Australia wishes happiness and peace with the blessings of Guru Nanak dev ji to all on the auspicious […]

APRO all religions leaders condemn Temple attack

APRO Australian Participation of Religious Organizations condemned the recent attack on a Hindu temple in Reagents Park. APRO aims to  promote and advocate for inter-faith harmony, and understanding and respect […]

Hindu Council condemns attack at Hindu Temple in Sydney

Hindu Council of Australia expresses its pain on learning of the vandalism that occurred at the Hindu Temple in Regents Park on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Unfortunately it happened in the […]

Dowry abuse submission by Hindu Council of Australia

On 26 June 2018, the Senate of Australia (Upper house of Parliament) referred the practice of dowry and the incidence of dowry abuse in Australia to the Legal and Constitutional […]

Nominate a woman for Gargi Award

Click here to find out more about Gargi Award and to nominate someone for the award. Self nominations are encouraged. Related Images:

Tributes to Prof Raja Jayraman, former Vice President

Prof Raja Jayraman is remembered by us all. He did so much work for Hindu education in schools and for promoting interfaith harmony in Australia as Vice President of Hindu […]

OAM Honor awarded to Kanti Jinna Vice President

Congratulations to Mr Kanti Jinna, Vice President of Hindu Council of Australia for being awarded OAM MEDAL, (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION on Queens birthday […]

Hindu Council of Australia welcomes the Integration multiculturalism model of Australia

Australian government has been agonizing at the growth of terrorism among some of the immigrant communities in Europe and USA. Its think tanks have been working hard on how to […]

Gender Equality Declaration by Hindu Council of Australia

Hindu Council of Australia stands for Gender Equality and Respect for Women By Prakash Mehta, President As a peak Hindu body, Hindu Council of Australia is working to help Hindus […]

Hindu Council announces Winners of Gargi Woman Award 2018

The winners of Gargi Woman Award were announced today. The winners of 2018 Gargi Woman Award are : 1. Jacinta Tobin – Service to her Aboriginal Community 2. June Bullivant […]

Hindu council in Parramasala parade

Hindu council of Australia has partnered with Parramasala festival to celebrate International Women’s day and Gargi Woman Awards. Parramasala is a three day celebration Parramatta’s cultural diversity. The festival began […]

Hindu Council mourns passing away of Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya

The sad passing away of Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya 1935 – 2018 The Hindu Council of Australia notes the movement of Shankaracharya Jagadguru Jayendra Saraswathi of the KanchiKamakotiPeetam (Mutt) to attain […]

Hindu Council releases a Multi-faith Music CD

Hindu Council of Australia – Release of Multi-faith Music CD The Hindu Council of Australia organised a Multi-faith Music CD Release function from 4pm till 6.00pm on Saturday 1 July […]

Gargi Woman Award Press Release

Hindu Council of Australia institutes award for recognizing Australian women  Sydney : 12 February 2018  Hindu Council of Australia has instituted annual awards to recognise outstanding contribution by Australian women […]

Chaplaincy Scholarships

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Brookvale upsets us

Brookvale Union continues to upset Hindus world over with juxtaposed Hindu images The Sydney-based Brewery goes back on word, continues to circulate insensitive images of Hindu Deities       […]

HCA condemns extremism

Extremism has no place in the civilized world: Hindu Council of Australia Hindu Council of Australia calls the incident an act of inhumanity and deeply disturbing The Hindu Council of […]