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.


Temples can open in NSW from Friday 15th May 2020

Temples can open in NSW from Friday 15th May 2020. Apart from the priest, up to 10 worshipers (including any children) with social distancing of 1.5 meters … [Read More...]

Hindu phobic USCIRF, Breaking India Forces

By: Shashi Holla, Perth, Western Australia. No government after independence was so bold, decisive and out of the box in their approach when the Indian … [Read More...]

Covid-19 support for our community

Karma Kitchen and Hindu Benevolent Fund are two projects of Hindu Council of Australia that have come forward to help and support the community during this … [Read More...]

Minister offers help to bushfire victims facing visa issues

The Hon Alan Tudge MP Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural … [Read More...]

Is your temple facing difficulties for getting visa for priests and saints

Hindu Council of Australia has made representations to the Immigration office to make religious visa more in line with our community needs. We have also formed … [Read More...]

Labor frontbencher says party must engage with religious voters

By: Judith Ireland, Sydney Morning Herald.Labor frontbencher Michelle Rowland concedes her party "didn't get it right" with religious voters at the recent … [Read More...]

Religious schools should be required to enrol a mix of religions: Hindu Council

By Judith Ireland September 4, 2019 — 3.52pm Religious schools should be required to admit a certain percentage of teachers and students from … [Read More...]

Immigration Minister eases pain of Religious Visas

By: Surinder Jain.Hindu Council had approached the immigration minister Mr David Coleman to help solve the problems faced by Hindu temples in obtaining … [Read More...]

A Taxation system developed by Chanakya two thousands years ago

By: *Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani* Patron-in-chief, Pakistan Hindu Council Convener, Pakistan India Parliamentary Friendship Group   Governments should … [Read More...]

Leader of opposition thanks Hindu Council

By: Prakash Mehta, National President, Hindu Council of Australia.Hindu Council congratulated the new leader of Opposition, Ms Jodie … [Read More...]

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