28-30 JULY, 1997
Established to promote a strong commitment to Australia
as one people drawn from many cultures
World Conference on Religion & Peace Australia

(Australian Multicultural Foundation:
His Excellancy Sir James Gobbo AC
Governor of Victoria

A distinguished group of Australians serve on the Board of Directors:
Mr. Lindsay G. Moyle (Chairperson)
Mr. Ivan A Deveson AO
Sir Llewellyn Edwards AC

Ms Vivien Suit-Cheng Hope
:Mr Michael G. Kailis CBE AM CIT (WA)
Mr Ross Tzannes
Mr George Wojak AO MBE

Members and Signatories of the Foundation also include:
The Hon. Mr John Howard MP (Prime Minister of Australia)
The Hon. Mr Kim Beazley MP (Leader of the Opposition)

Executive Director:
B. Hass Dellal OAM )

Religion & Cultural Diversity Conference

Sponsored by...

The Archbishop of Canterbury U.K.
addressed the Conference, saying the issue was
"one of the most important questions the human family has to grapple with".

Presenters' names (as at 23 July, 1997)

Dr. Ian Allsop,
Organisational Consultant, Churches of Christ.

His Eminence Cardinal Francis Arinze,
President, Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Vatican City.

Mr. Neil Aykan,
Muslim Community Worker

Dr. Trevor Batrouney,
Private Consultant

Venerable Mettanando Bhikkhu,
Special Adviser to Secretary General, World Conference on Religion and Peace, Thailand

Dr. John Bodycomb OAM,
Interim Director, World Conference on Religion and Peace, Australia.

Senator The Honourable Nick Bolkus,
Shadow Attorney General Federal Parliamentary Labor Party.

Professor Gary Bouma,
Professor of Sociology, Monash University

Sister Professor Veronica Brady,
Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Australia.

Assoc. Professor Di Bretherton,
Director, International Conflict Resolution Centre.

Mr. Ron Burke,
Managing Director - Group Corporate Relations National Australia Bank.

Father Bill Burt,
Chaplain, Catholic Indonesian Community, Sydney

Professor Desmond Cahill,
Professor of Intercultural Studies, RMIT University

Mr Noor Dean,
Leagl Adviser, Muslim Welfare Board.

Ms. Ann Duffield,
Assistant Secretary, Multicultural Affairs Unit, Victoria.

Sheikh Fehmi Naji El-Imam,
Imam, Islamic Society of Victoria.

Professor Alan Gilbert,
Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne.

Ms. Mirta Gonzales,
Director, Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health.

Dr. Amanda Gordon,
Clinical Psychologhist.

Ms. Carmel Guerra,
Co-Ordinator, Victorian Ethnic Youth Issues Network.

His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos Harkianakis,
Primate, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.


Dr. Graham Hassall,
Research Fellow, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, University of Melbourne.

Dr. Fiona Hill,
Acting General Secretary, World Conference on Religion & Peace, Australia.

The Most Reverend Peter Hollingworth AO OBE MA,
Archbishop of Brisbane, Anglican Church of Australia.

The Hon. Phil. Honeywood MP,
Minister for Tertiary Education & Training and Minister assisting Premier on Multicultural Affairs.

Ms. Juliet Hughes,
Columnist in Journal `Eureka Street'.

Dr. Mariam Hussain,
Senior Medical Officer in Psychiatry,
Broadmeadows Craigieburn Community Health Services.

Mr. Jeremy Jones,
Executive Vice President, Executive Council of Australian Jewry.

Ms. Roksana Khan,
Co-Ordinator, Brisbane Migrant Resource Centre

Dr. Richard Kohn,
Executive Producer The Spirit of Things, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Senior Rabbi John Levi AM,
Senior Rabbi, Temple Beth Israel.

Ms. Enrica Longo,
Senior Journalist, `The Age'.

Mr. Alan Matheson,
ACTU House, Community Liaison Officer.

The Honourable Dame Roma Mitchell AC DBE,
Former Governor of South Australia.

Mr. Lindsay G. Moyle,
Chairperson, Australian Multicultural Foundation.

Brother Graeme Mundine,
Chairperson, National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council Ltd.

Dr. Thu Nguyen-Hoan,
Head of Multicultural Affairs Branch, DIMA.

Dr. Adamou Njoya,
Moderator, World Conference on Religion and Peace USA

Professor Gerald O'Collins,
Professor of Theology, Gregorian University Rome.

The Most Reverend Dr. Keith Rayner,
Primate & Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne, Anglican Church of Australia.

The Honourable Philip Ruddock MP,
Minister for Immigration & Multicultural Affairs.

Dr. Abdullah Saeed,
Head of Arabic & Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne

Dr. Juliet Sheen,
Human Rights Consultant, Juliet Sheen & Associates Pty. Ltd.

Mr. Chris Sidoti,
Human Rights Commissioner, Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission.

Right Reverend David Silk,
Anglican Bishop of Ballarat.

Ms. Senada Softic,
Operations Manager, Victorian Interpreting & Translating Service.

Mr. Sid Spindler,
Mediator, International Conflict Resolution Centre.

Mr. Basil Taliangis AM,
Chairman, Multicultural & Ethnic Affairs Commission South Australia.

Rabbi Uri Themal OAM,
Executive Director, Bureau of Ethnic Affairs Queensland.

Professor Trang Thomas AM,
Chairperson, Victorian Multicultural Commission.

Mr. Abdurrahman Wahid,
Chair, Nahdlatul Ulama Indonesia.

Sir Ron Wilson AC,
President, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

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