A Grass Roots Conference hosted by Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in association with Darebin City Council and Darebin Interfaith Council.
The Conference aims to help build the capacity and sustainability of existing multifaith/interfaith networks, bring people up-to-date with current multifaith/interfaith matters, provide networking opportunities, and assist the hosting interfaith network/council to promote its work to the local community.
Date: Sunday, 13th November 2016 Time: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre - Corner of Bell Street & St Georges Road, Preston, VIC 3072 (Melway Reference: 30 E1)
(for Parking & Transportation details see below)
Registration: To register for the conference go to: vinc.eventbrite.com.au and click on the registration button (at the top of the page). Please note there are limited places, so please enrol early to ensure your attendance.
12:00-1:25pm: Registration, Activities, Networking & Lunch (lunch closes at 1:20pm).
1:30-2:15pm: Honoured Guests and Keynote Speech on 'Faith and Social Inclusion'
2:20-3:50pm: Workshops and Plenary Sessions on 'Interfaith/Multifaith' Matters*
*Workshops & Plenary Sessions: Enrolment for workshops and planery sessions can be made on the day of event. Each attendee can only enrol in one workshop. Please arrive early to ensure you enrol in your preferred session.
Workshop 1: Faith, Compassion and Justice
Workshop 2: Voices of Youth: Faith, Interfaith and Multiculturalism
Workshop 3: Faith, Sexuality & Gender Diversity
Workshop 4: "Say NO to Racism" - Bystander Training
Registration: Registration commences August 2016. To register for the Conference go to: vinc.eventbrite.com.au and click on the registration button (at the top of the page). Please note there are limited places, so please enrol early to ensure your attendance.
Travel to Venue:
- The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre Car Park provides 180 unrestricted car spaces. Enter the car park via Peter Street or St Georges Road.
- Street Parking: Unrestricted parking is also available on St Georges Road (East end).
- Disabled Parking: 4 disabled car spaces are available in the car park.
The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre is easily accessible by train, tram and bus. The nearest public transport is Bell train station a short 2-3 minute walk along Bell St, Preston.
Catch the South Morang line train to Bell Station. The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre is a further 2-3 minute walk along Bell Street.
- Catch the Route 86 Tram - Docklands to Bundoora RMIT (Plenty Rd/McKimmies Rd).
- Stop 44 at the corner of Bell St and Plenty Rd, a further 7-10 minute walk to the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre.
- Catch the Route 112 Tram - South Melbourne / St Kilda Beach - West Preston.
- Stop 40 at the corner of Bell St and Gilbert Rd, a further 10 minute walk to the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre.
- Catch Route 513 - Eltham - Glenroy (via Lower Plenty Rd & Greensborough), which runs along Bell Street.
- Bus Stops are located 20-50 metres from the corner of High St and Bell St, Preston.
- For more public transport information please call 131 638 or visit the Metlink Melbourne website: www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
- High St and Plenty Rd are the major cycling corridors within Darebin, travelling North to South of the municipality.
- Specific bike lanes are available on Murray Rd and Gower St, Preston.
- See the Discover Darebin Walking & Cycling Map for further details.
- Take the Tullamarine Freeway, exit left at Bell Street and travel 6 km to the corner of St Georges Road and Bell Street, Preston.
For more information please contact Sandy Kouroupidis, Faith Communities Council of Victoria - M: 0412 670 369 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is proudly supported by the Faith Communities Council of Victoria, Darebin City Council, Darebin Interfaith Council, and the Victorian Multicultural Commission.