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.


Strengthen Hate laws in NSW

The NSW Law Reform Commission is reviewing the effectiveness of section 93Z of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) in addressing serious racial and religious … [Read More...]

Immigration of religious workers discussed with the Minister

By: Surinder Jain.A discussion was held between religious leaders and the immigration minister to simplify and streamline visas for priests and monks. The … [Read More...]

Religious Coercion should be made an offence

Hindu Council of Australia has stood for the protection of Hindus against being forced into performing rituals of other faiths, against their Will. We have been … [Read More...]

Action against religious bullying of students

By: Surinder Jain. Hindu council of Australia had raised the issue of monitoring and dealing with religious intolerance in NSW schools.  The matter was … [Read More...]

Parramatta city to consider Hindu spiritual needs

By: Surinder Jain.Hindu Council had approached Parramatta MP Mr Andrew Charlton to discuss Parramatta city infra-structure needs of Hindus to enable them to … [Read More...]

Hindus in Parramatta need these religious spaces

By: Surinder Jain.Hindu Council of Australia has prepared a list of city infra-structure that is needed by Hindus to perform their rituals and to celebrate … [Read More...]

Coalition Support for a first Hindu school in Sydney

By: Surinder Jain.Hindu Council of Australia supports the formation of first Hindu school in Australia. Hinduism is the third largest religion in Australia, … [Read More...]

Hindu Council asks Federal Coalition to provide protection from Religious Coercion

By: Surinder Jain.Hindu Council of Australia along with other faith leaders have met federal opposition leader with his legal team and have asked to provide … [Read More...]

Energy project on a collision course with Hindu sentiments

Hindu Council of Australia was approached by Hare Krishna farm in Hunters Valley. EnergyCo is planning to run high volt transmission through the scared land of … [Read More...]

The NSW “Equality” Bill information

A bill has been introduced as a second bill that would undermine religious freedom. It is called the “Equality” Bill, and if it passes it would:Slash … [Read More...]

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