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If you want to know what the Buddhist approach to something is, this is a good place to start. The ASA statements and policy papers reflect various social and legal views from a wide variety of Buddhist monastic traditions in Australia. You will also find  useful visa information, Buddhist chaplaincy & healthcare principles and website links here.
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COVID-19 Message from His Holiness The Dalai Lama

By clicking on the buttons below you can access the latest ASA News Mail-Out. 

Most Recent ASA News Mail-Out

Oath Against Harm - Alliance for Buddhist Ethics

The ASA has unanimously adopted and endorsed the Oath against harm at the ASA AGM in Sydney in March 2020, which the Alliance for Buddhist Ethics (allianceforbuddhistethics.com) has created. It can be viewed in the "Resources" section under "ASA Policy Papers". The ASA encourages Buddhist groups, organisations, communities and individuals to take the oath and to re-affirm it every year.
Are you interested to read what the ASA/FABC have submitted on the 1st & 2nd Draft Religious Freedom Bills?
Check it out by clicking the buttons below or by visiting the "ASA Statements" section under  the "Resources" tab.

ASA & FABC Submissions on the Draft Religious Freedom Bills

Sydney has a new residence for ordained Buddhist women. To find out more about this project please click the button below, which will open a PDF document you can view and/or download. 

Therimettarama, Non-Sectarian Residence for Women Monastics in Sydney

ABN: 99146911028

NSW Incorporated Association No.: 9885116

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