Day 1 – 9 October 2015

Aboriginal Acknowledgement 
Opening Address
by The Mayor of Toowoomba

Keynote Address
by The Venerable Master Chin Kung AM, President and Founder, Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.

Prayer for World Peace, introducing Toowoomba Interfaith Forum

Forging a Common Humanity - A Civic Responsibility
‘The Gift of Faith’
by Bishop Cameron Venables, Bishop for the Western Region
‘The Common Ground of Care’
by Mrs Sharon Kirk, Presbytery Minister Uniting Church in Australia Downs Presbytery
‘The Call to Change – The Vatican's Message’
by V. Rev. Brian Sparksman, Episcopal Vicar for Ecumenism & Interfaith Dialogue, Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba
‘Scripture and Human Relation’
by Kam Athwal, Director, Sikh Nishkam Society of Australia

Panel Discussion
chaired by Farid Hamid
Inclusive Diversity, Inclusive Society - In Conversation with
Pastor Ian Shelton, Chair, Christian Leaders’ Network on ‘Core Principles’
Jadzia Clifford-Pugh, Year 12 student, Harristown State High School on ‘Inclusivity Beyond the School Boundaries’

Panel Discussion
chaired by Belinda Sanders, Mornings Presenter, ABC Southern Qld Australia