Governmental

Hindu Council of Australia advocates issues affecting Hindu community in Australia at various levels of Government including local councils, state governments and Federal Government. It has raised issues :

  • Visas for priests
  • Violence against students
  • Hindu cremation facilities
  • Advising Governments on interpretation of Hinduism
  • Lobbying with education departments to correct bias in teaching Hinduism
  • Obtaining permissions and Facilitating Hindu rituals in public places (like Paad yarta and religious processions)
  • Helping to obtain permission and certifying Hindu teachers and chaplains.

Governmental

No to Vaccination passport for entry to a temple

By: Hindu Council of Australia. Temples should not be required to police their congregation for vaccination certificates. That is a job for the Police. … [Read More...]

Renewable Energy in India and Australia

India is world's 3rd largest consumer of electricity and world's 3rd largest renewable energy producer with 38% (136 GW out of 373 GW) of total installed … [Read More...]

Ambulance fee exemption for COVID

COVID-19 Exemptions Any patient who receives an invoice from NSW Ambulance and their reason for treatment and/or transport is related to COVID-19, will be … [Read More...]

MESSAGE FOR THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE – MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION

THE HON ALEX HAWKE MP MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP, MIGRANT SERVICES AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS MESSAGE FOR INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY … [Read More...]

INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY 2021 – Australian Prime Minister

MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY 2021 I send my warmest greetings to the people of India, and their friends and family in Australia, on … [Read More...]

COVID-19 check-in card by Service NSW

By:Rachna Soni, Multicultural Community Liaison Officer, Parramatta Police Area Command For members of the public who  do not have a smart phone to scan … [Read More...]

Hindu priests can go perform tervi (13th day memorial) at clients home in NSW during lockdown

I was approached by a number of Hindu priests enquiring if they can go to a clients home to perform puja and other rituals after a death in the family. I have … [Read More...]

Grants of between $5,000 and $12,000 to help temples buy solar panels, storage batteries, LED lighting and new air conditioners

A message from federal MP David Smith. Please use this grant to improve energy efficiency of your temple. The grant closes this Sunday. Surinder Jain. By: … [Read More...]

Dr Fiona Martin’s Office – Funding for Hindu Based Schools

By: Surinder Jain. MP Dr Fiona Martin, on behalf of Hindu Council's representation,  has approached The Education Minister for funding Hindu Schools in … [Read More...]

Australian Hindus saved from Greens parties attack

Hindu SRE under attack from Greens political party Hindu Council of Australia defends its member VHP Australia Inc. from an unprovoked and unnecessary attack … [Read More...]

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