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Buddhism bonanza: Celebrations across Australia as religion maintains its popularity

By Samantha Turnbull, Justin Huntsdale and Anthony Scully, ABC North Coast, 7 Jul 2017

Sydney, Australia -- The 2016 census shows Australians are less religious than ever before, but one religion is maintaining its popularity, with diverse celebrations planned across the country this weekend.

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Buddhism scripture teachers struggling to keep up with demand from state schools

By Samantha Turnbull, ABC North Coast, Dec 15, 2016

New South Wales, Australia -- New South Wales public schools are struggling to keep up with demand for Buddhism scripture teachers.

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How violent poo-chucker turned Buddhist

by Erin Godwin, Chinchilla News, 15th Oct 2016

Brisbane, Australia -- ONE of Queensland's most violent prisoners, who threw urine and feces at correction officers, says Buddhism has saved him.

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Green light for 3-storey Buddhist temple for Adelaide’s north by Playford Council’s Development Assessment Panel

by Sarah Rohweder, Northern Messenger, July 26, 2016

Adelaide, Asutralia -- THE United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation SA will no longer have to use a small house as a makeshift temple under a new plan to build a worship centre in the north.

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Tibetan Teacher visits Manjushri Buddhist Centre

Milton Ulladulla Times, June 16, 2016

Milton, Australia -- Tibetan Buddhist meditation master and respected teacher, Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe, will once more offer a weekend of teaching sessions at the Manjushri Buddhist Centre, Milton.

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