Buddhist Council of Western Australia

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Buddhist Council of Western Australia
Information
Main School Non-Sectarian
Founded 2005
Contact Infotmation
Address 275 Stirling Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Australia
Country Australia
Coordinates
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Mobile 040 798 1824, 0422 409 332
Fax (08) 9312 3553
Website http://www.wa.buddhistcouncil.org.au
Email info@wa.buddhistcouncil.org.au



The BCWA was formed in 2005 to serve as a peak body to represent the Buddhist community at government level and national levels. The Buddhist Council of Western Australia is a member of the Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils. We are made up of all three of the major denominations of Buddhism.

BCWA Management Committee

Executive Committee for 2015/2016

President: Kevin Dickson (Diamond Way Buddhist Association of WA)
Vice-President: Bunthan Chan (Cambodian Buddhist Society of WA)
Treasurer: Jake Mitra (Buddhist Soc WA)
Hon. Secretary: (vacant)

Committee Members for 2015/2016

Tholla Chan (Cambodian Buddhist Society of WA)
Boon Tan (Buddhist Soc WA)
Ramani Gunasekera, (Sri Lankan Vihara)
Gunadasa Perera (Sri Lankan Vihara)


Location:

We are located at Room 2, Australian Asian House, 275 Stirling Road, East Perth, WA.

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ABN Number: 58 179 331 251

Phone: 0421659308

Aims and Objectives:

  • To serve as the representative organisation for Buddhist temples, groups and organisations in Western Australia.
  • To liaise with local government and State and Commonwealth government departments and agencies on behalf of its members.
  • To promote the interest of member organisations and the Buddhist religion.
  • To assist in the resolution of disputes between member organisations, if mutually invited, by arranging for independent mediation.
  • To foster a spirit of fellowship, co-operation, friendship and goodwill between all Buddhist groups in Western Australia.
  • To facilitate the exchange of information and resources between members regarding their respective activities.
  • To serve as a forum for the discussion of matters of common interest to members.
  • To work for peace and harmony through inter-religious co-operation.
  • To act in any way to promote the interests and ideals of Buddhism amongst the community at large.
  • To encourage and promote the development of social welfare activities.
  • To encourage the development and dissemination of resources on Buddhism in Western Australia.
  • To encourage member organisations to conduct public talks, forums and seminars on Buddhism and other related subjects.
  • To represent the views of the broader Buddhist community on matters of public interest and significance related to Buddhism.