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Plea for carpark for Springvale South temples

by Nicole Precel, Dandenon-Leader, Apr 18, 2011

Melbourne, Australia -- TWO BUDDHIST groups are calling for the council to build a carpark near their Springvale South temples.


A Buddhist tradition takes root in Bendigo

by S. MUTHIAH, The Hindu, Apr 17, 2011

The fastest growing religion in Australia is Buddhism, and its roots have been traced back to Sri Lanka. But the question is will it sustain?

Bendigo, Australia -- The biggest stupa outside the countries with a significant Buddhist presence is being built in Bendigo, not far from Melbourne.


Oz Buddhist leader complains of Christian biasness in Victorian schools

ANI, Apr 10, 2011

Canberra, Australia -- Buddhist community leader Dr Sue Smith has complained of "Christian bias" in religious education in Victoria, Australia, saying that her group could have expanded to hundreds of schools if it had access to government funding.


Prayers for peace and strength

The Westender, Jan 14, 2010

Priestdale, Australia -- World Buddhist Leader donates $ 100,000 to Queensland Flood Appeal Venerable Master Hsing Yun, the founding Master of Fo Guang Shun, one of the largest Buddhist organisations in the world, shares a close empathy with the people of Queensland.


Fairfield temple gets green light for worship

by Melanie Darmody, Fairfield Advance, 28 Oct 2010

Fairfield, Australia -- A FAIRFIELD Heights residential site that was found to be operating illegally as a place of worship will now be allowed to be used as a Buddhist temple.


Buddhist temple has community blessing

by Sarah Garvis, Southern Times Messenger, Oct 5, 2010

Sellicks Hill, South Australia -- PLANS to build a $15 million Buddhist temple at Sellicks Hill have been backed by local tourism and community groups, who say it will attract residents from all over the world.


Buddhist temple plans a step closer

by SHERADYN HOLDERHEAD, The Advertiser, September 29, 2010

Adelaide, Australia -- AN imposing 35m high pagoda and 18m bronze Buddha statue are one step closer to being built on an idyllic beach setting at Sellicks Hill.


Box Hill blessed by Buddhist spirits

WHite Horse Leader, 21 Sep 2010

Box Hill, Australia -- BOX Hill was blessed recently as a Tibetan master trekked to the town hall.


Man who beat meditating Buddhist monk to death is jailed

By PerthNow, AFP, September 1, 2010

Perth, Australia -- A MAN who beat a Buddhist monk to death in a suburban park was sentenced to five and a half years in jail, PerthNow reports.


Temple a super school 'detraction'

by Jewel Topsfield, The Age, August 30, 2010

Victoria, Australia -- A BUDDHIST temple next to Lakeside Secondary College in Reservoir detracted from the school's image, according to an Education Department report into the preferred location of the controversial school merger.


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