Publications and Links


Australian Sangha Association

Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils

Aussie Buddhism,’ Encounter, ABC Radio National, December 13, 2014.

Buddhism in Oceania – Journal of Global Buddhism Special Issue, Volume 8, 2007

Buddhist Life Stories of Australia – Pozible crowdfunding project



Abeyagunawardena, D. S. (2009) ‘Buddhists.’ In J. Jupp (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Religion in Australia, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 198-213.

Adam, E. (2000) ‘Buddhist Women in Australia.’ Journal of Global Buddhism, 1: 138–143.

Adam, E. and Hughes, P. J. (1996) The Buddhists in Australia: Religious Community Profiles. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service.

Croucher, P. (1989) Buddhism in Australia, 1848-1988. Kensington: New South Wales University Press.

Halafoff, A., Fitzpatrick, R. and Lam, K. (2012) ‘Buddhism in Australia: An Emerging Field of Study,’ Journal of Global Buddhism, 13: 9-25.

 Fitzpatrick, R., Halafoff, A., Lam, K. and Barker, M. (2012) ‘Buddhism in Australia: Bibliography’, Journal of Global Buddhism.

Rocha, C. and Barker. M. (eds.) (2010) Buddhism in Australia: Traditions in Change. New York: Routledge.

Sherwood, P. (2003) The Buddha is in the Street, Engaged Buddhism in Australia. Bunbury: Edith Cowan University.

 Spuler, M. (2000) ‘Characteristics of Buddhism in Australia.’ Journal of Contemporary Religion 15(1): 29-44.

Spuler, M. (2002) ‘The Development of Buddhism in Australia and New Zealand.’ In C. Prebish and M. Baumann (eds.) Westward Dharma: Buddhism beyond Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 139-151.