Melton council puts its faith in new network

Promoting understanding and harmony is one of the main aims of Melton City’s new interfaith network.

The network, which will be launched by mayor Bob Turner this Thursday, is the first of its kind in Melton.

“The council instigated a study a couple of years ago to look at the viability and need for it,” committee secretary David Cowan said. “They formed a committee last year and we have been working toward the launch to coincide with [this week’s] Cultural Diversity Week.’’

Religions represented by the network include Christian, Muslim, Baha’i and Hindu.

“We want to generate a community of faiths and traditions to promote understanding and harmony,’’ Mr Cowan said.

The launch is at Melton library from 7pm.

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