Coronavirus and its impact on religion and ceremony

Information about restrictions on religion and ceremonies in the Melbourne metropolitan area and the Shire of Mitchell.

Healthy Family Relationships Project

The Buddhist Council of Victoria (BCV) works with partners to deliver a pilot project to build the capacity of the Buddhist faith community and leaders to effectively prevent and respond to family violence. 

Buddhist Council of Victoria

Representing and serving the Buddhist community in Victoria.

News and events

The 2020 BCV newsletter combines the 2019 Annual Report and the March 2020 newsletter: BCV Newsletter JAN 2020  

The Buddhist Council of Victoria

The Buddhist Council of Victoria is a representative body that acts on behalf of Buddhists in the Australian state of Victoria. It is actively engaged in representing the needs of Buddhists to all levels of government, provides speakers for interfaith dialogue and works widely with the community.

Buddhist Religious Instruction

Victorians live in a multi-faith community with the opportunity to learn about different philosophies and religious practices, and where the spiritual development of the child is encouraged.

Buddhist Chaplaincy in Prisons

There are volunteer chaplains from several different Buddhist communities and traditions visiting prisoners on a regular and ‘as-needs’ basis. If you are interested in learning more about prison chaplaincy, or becoming involved yourself.

Faith Communities Supporting Healthy Family Relationships

The Buddhist Council of Victoria (BCV) is working with the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion Division (MASC) to deliver a pilot project to build the capacity of Buddhist faith community and leaders to effectively prevent and respond to family violence.

Healthcare Chaplaincy

BCV is actively developing chaplaincy and spiritual care services for hospitals and other major healthcare facilities. As we build our Healthcare Chaplaincy capacity additional content will be made available incrementally.

Contact us

Address:
36 McDowall St, Mitcham, 3132, VIC
Email: administrator (at) bcv.org.au
Telephone:
Within Australia: 0422 961 162
Into Australia: +61 422 961 162

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