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

Parents to be classified as ‘immediate family’ for travel to Australia

By: Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia.Thankyou Minister Alex Hawke for making it easy for Hindus and others to get their parents to … [Read More...]

Hindu Council supports the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW).

Modern slavery act was passed by NSW Parliament and is awaiting proclamation. The act is meant to stop slavery used in Australian supply … [Read More...]

Hindu Genocide in Bangladesh by Jihadi’s continues

You may have been aware that there have been vicious attacks on the minority Hindu Community. As we understand it, there were attacks and vandalism … [Read More...]

2021 NAVARATRI MESSAGE – Chris Minns

By: Harish Velji.On behalf of NSW Labor, I extend my best wishes to all members of the Hindu community in New South Wales during this festival of … [Read More...]

HAF asks Office of Civil Rights to investigate Univ. of Pennsylvania’s role in Hinduphobic conference

Sponsoring Dismantling Global Hindutva event may have violated Hindu students’ rights under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964In a historic first for … [Read More...]

Funding available to charities for Job Saver and Business grant programs

By: Surinder Jain. Hindu Council of Australia. Hindu Council of Australia along with other faith communities has been speaking to the Treasurer regarding … [Read More...]

HCA Victoria Media Statement on Swastika

By: Makarand Bhagwat, Hindu Council of Australia. … [Read More...]

Victoria Govt response on Inquiry into Anti-Vilification Protection and its impact on Hindu Swastika

Report on Anti-Vilification Inquiry in Victoria and its consequences on Hindu Swastika On 2nd September 2021, Premier of Victoria Hon Daniel Andrews made an … [Read More...]

How to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination

People can get proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status through their immunisation history statement or COVID-19 digital certificate. Proof of COVID-19 … [Read More...]

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...]

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