Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria
The Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria (SICV) is an incorporated non-profit organisation,
with a vision to create greater awareness and understanding of Sikhs and Sikhism in
the Australian community. Since its formation on 1st September 2002, SICV’s mission
has been to represent Sikhs on the multi-faith platform in Victoria. It has been invited,
time and again to interfaith events and approached by government agencies to make
representation on issues concerning the Sikhs in Victoria. SICV promotes and works
for dialogue, respect and understanding among all religions.
The objectives of the organisation are to:
- Share information about the Sikh Faith with the Australian community.
- Promote the practice of Sikhism among Sikhs.
- Make representations to the Government and other organizations on matters affecting the Sikh faith.
- Represent Sikhs at local, State, and National Forums.
- Network with Interfaith organizations.
- Contribute Sikh perspectives to issues of common human concern.
- Promote a culture of peace and harmony within Multicultural Australia.
Since the formation of the organization we have been a single voice representing the views of the Sikh Community in Victoria at various Forums and Network
News & Updates
Prayers for Japan
Offered a Prayer at an Interfaith Prayer and Chant Ceremony for Japan at BMWEdge Federation Square. The event was attended by the Counsel General of Japan.
Inaugural Meeting Glen Eira Interfaith Network
Whitehorse Harmony Day Festival
SICV managed an information stall at Whitehorse Harmony Day Festival. Visitors had fun trying on a turban.
World Harmony Day
Attended Manningham Interfaith Networks’ Celebration of World Harmony Day. We provided a reflection on the theme of ‘Everyone Belongs’ and a cultural performance Beat of the Punjab.