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The Knox Inter-faith Network (the Network) was established under a constitution approved in October 2002. (The Network has since become an incorporated body.)  The Network aims to encourage understanding of religious communities in the area covered by the Knox City Council in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We seek to enable these religious communities to be good neighbours with each other and the broader community through a program of dialogue, education and visitation, involving:
 
  • Opportunities to discuss matters of common concern in an open and friendly environment.

  • Informative presentations by member communities about the basic tenets of their faith.

  • Tours of places of worship in the Knox City Council area to learn about their significant aspects.
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    The Knox Inter-faith Network supports strongly the ability of all people in the Knox area, as well as in Melbourne, Victoria and Australia more broadly, to have a free choice of faith, which includes the ability to choose to follow no faith.  Consistent with this, the Network supports strongly and unanimously the following statement made by the Faith Communities Council of Victoria.


One of the photos used in the photographic exhibition which celebrated the 10th anniversary
of the Knox Inter-faith Network, which ran during 2013-2014.


       

Members of the Knox Inter-faith Network at the April 2006 meeting, along with
Mayor David Cooper and Councillor Monique Davey of Knox City Council

All members of the Knox Inter-faith Network mourn the sudden passing of Cr. David Cooper .
The Network passed a condolence motion at its February 2015 meeting.


The Knox Inter-faith Network at the 2011 Knox Festival: adult visitors seeking information about the Network while children guests drew, coloured in a calendar or made an origami peace crane


The Knox Inter-faith Network was present at the 2014 Knox Multicultural Festival in March 2014.


The Knox Inter-faith Network was incorporated on 11 January 2010.       (Incorporation # A0053991N)

The Network is also registered with an Australian Business Number.     (ABN 38 675 921 814)

A downloadable overview of the Knox Inter-faith Network can be found here.
 

The Knox Inter-faith Network gratefully acknowledges the monetary support of the Knox City Council’s Community Development Fund, which helped fund the initial creation of this web-site.

The Knox Inter-faith Network also gratefully acknowledges the support of the Knox City Council in paying for the printing of Many Faiths, One Country - An Introduction to Some of the Faith Communities in the City of Knox.