On 10 July 2016, locals gave a big welcome to Falun Dafa at the Pacific Pines Winterfest on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The festival is a major community event in the Gold Coast hinterland, attracting up to thousands of locals from both near and afar. Falun Dafa has attended for the past four …
Falun Dafa practitioners in Melbourne were a welcome addition to the 2015 Rotary Eltham Town Festival on November 22. Now in its 14th year, this popular event attracts over 20,000 people with nearly 150 participating groups. Falun Dafa practitioners take part in the popular 2015 Rotary Eltham Town Festival. Practitioners had a booth at the …
SYDNEY, 16 April 2015 (Falun Dafa Association) – A photo opportunity and interview with survivors with first-hand accounts from Chinese detention centres/labour camps will be presented to the public.
Impressed with Falun Dafa’s peaceful protest, police officers gave their support and protection during the G20 Leaders’ Summit held in Brisbane, Australia. The officers came to understand the kindhearted nature of practitioners through talking with them and reading their pamphlets. The officers said that they were impressed by practitioners’ calm and peaceful behavior given the severe persecution in China, and asked for a Falun Dafa banner to put up in their office after the activities concluded.
Several Australian Members of Parliament (MP) joined a rally outside Parliament House in Canberra, where the China-Australia free trade talks were held a day after the G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded. The rally called for an immediate end to the persecution, especially state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.
Sydney, 19 November, 2014: Falun Dafa practitioners from around Australia will stage multiple peaceful protests in Sydney, calling on the NSW parliamentarians to address human rights abuses with the Chinese delegation visiting Sydney between 18‐20 November.
Eight governors and mayors will attend the inaugural “China and Australia Governors Forum” held on November 19, hosted by the Premier Mike Baird.
Attending the events is Guangdong Governor Zhu Xiaodan, who has been singled out in his involvement with persecuting Falun Gong practitioners in China. Guangdong Province has been one of the places where persecution is the most severe and where live organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners has been taking place.
Canberra, 15 November, 2014: Falun Dafa practitioners from around Australia will stage
multiple peaceful protests in Canberra during Xi Jinping’s visit (17-18 November), calling on the
Chinese president to end the 15-year persecution of the spiritual practice in China. The protests
will focus particularly on the state-sanctioned practice of organ harvesting from living Falun Dafa
Falun Gong practitioners from around Australia will stage multiple peaceful protests in Brisbane CBD during Xi Jinping’s G20 visit (15-16 November), calling on the Chinese president to end the 15-year persecution of the spiritual practice in China.
NEWS UPDATE ON FALUN GONG IN AUSTRALIA. Insight into human rights abuse in China and Australian developments.