History

FOUNDERS Newly-elected Mayor, Cr Noelle Trembath gathered with leaders of the faith communities after their presentation of the Interfaith Network's Common Statement and multi-faith banner during the Council meeting of 21st Augest 1989.

Past Events

A Brief Summary of the Early History of the Network

A Brief Summary of the Early History of the Network

We need to go back to August 1988 when the then City of Springvale embarked on a 2 year Access & Equity Project. The CEO Mr Ian Tatterson asked the Project Officer Ms Joyce Rebeiro to come up with a proposal for a community relations strategy aimed at promoting...

2021 AGM

2021 AGM

The Interfaith Network of Greater Dandenong held its 2021 Annual General Meeting on August 4th. Due to COVID restrictions, the AGM had to be held over Zoom, but this didn't stop us from hearing a great message on 'Interfaith Education as Harm Prevention' from our...

United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

Bright and early on Saturday morning, 4 February 2017, almost before the sun was up, over 70 people from various faith communities and neighbouring interfaith networks, members of the police force, community leaders and people working in the area of Family Violence...

The Welcome Tours Film Launch

The Welcome Tours Film Launch

On Thursday 17 November a special film, “The Welcome Tours” was launched by the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong in the theatre of The Walker Street Gallery and Art Centre, Dandenong. “The Welcome Tours” were conducted by the Interfaith Network as...

Multifaith Blessing of the Interfaith Office

Multifaith Blessing of the Interfaith Office

In celebration and recognition that the Greater Dandenong Interfaith Network office had been open for a year, a “Blessing of the Interfaith Office” was held on Wednesday 7 September 2016. A representative of each of the faiths and spiritual organisations in the...

Talking Faith? Forum – Judaism

Judaism was featured in the "Talking Faith?" Forum organised by City of Greater Dandenong Interfaith Network and Dandenong Library in their annual panel discussion to shine the light on major religions in order to promote dialogue, respect and understanding. Five...

Cultural Diversity Week – Open House 2015 Visits

Cultural Diversity Week – Open House 2015 Visits

During Cultural Diversity Week 2015, the City of Greater Dandenong Interfaith Network hosted an Open House to places of worship from Sunday 14 March to Sunday 22 March, 2015. I had the good fortune to make use of this opportunity to visit two places of worship that...