Buddhist Organisations in
Victoria
This listing is compiled by Graeme Lyall
Reproduction is permitted on condition that its source is acknowledged
Mahayana

Bao Vuong Temple
1/60 McPherson Street, Essendon, Vic.3040
TEL: (03) 5446 3336
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Huyen Ton

Bau Sen Buddha Ru Yi Temple
Floors 1 & 2, 322 Little Lonsdale Street, MELBOURNE, Vic.3000
POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 1138, DONCASTER EAST, Vic. 3109
TEL. / FAX: (03) 9842 5972
TEACHER: Master K.S.Lin

Bright Moon Buddhist Society
536-540 Springvale Rd SPRINGVALE SOUTH Vic. 3172
TEL:  (03) 9558 5487
FAX: (03) 9558 5073

Buddha's Light International of Victoria
89 Somerville Road, YARRAVILLE, Vic. 3013
TEL: (03) 9314 5147
FAX: (03) 9314 2006
E-MAIL: ibcv@fgs.org.au
URL:  http://www.icbv.org.au

CONTACT:  Ven.Jue Yao   

Buddhist Community Association
PO Box 47A, MELBOURNE, Vic. 3001
TEL: 0417 352 584
CONTACT: Josie Blyton

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation
30 Albury Road, NORTH BALWYN, Vic 3104
TEL: (03) 9859 5498

Centre For Timeless Wisdom
23A Britten Street, GLEN IRIS, Vic. 3146
TEL: (03) 9885 0119
FAX: (03) 9885 3939
URL: http://www.wisdom.org/ TEACHERS: Peter & Penny Fenner

Ch'an Academy
33 Brooking Street UPWEY Vic. 3158
Tel. (03) 9754 6698

Chon Khong Hermitage
2/7 Wales Street WEST FOOTSCRAY Vic 3012
Tel. (03) 9687 6102
ABBOT: Bhikkuni Thich Mi Chon Tri

Clifton Hill Zendo
17 Clive Street, ALPHINGTON, Vic. 3078
TEL: (03) 9499 2671

Chuan Hui
2 Menzies Street, BOX HILL, Vic.3128
TEL: (03) 9849 1162
TEACHER: Sifu Tim Roberts

Heavenly Queen Temple Society Inc.
2nd Floor, 113 Lonsdale Street, MELBOURNE, Vic. 3000

Hien Quang Thien Vien Temple
70 Cowper Avenue, ST ALBANS, Vic. 3021
TEL: (03) 9356 4889
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Thong Dung

Hoa Ngiem Temple
22 Princess Street, SPRINGVALE, Vic. 3171
TEL: (03) 9548 2215
FAX: 9540 3087
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Thien Tam

Hue Nghiem Nunnery
23 Conley Street NOBLE PARK Vic 3174
TEL: (03) 9706 3661
ABBESS: Ven. Thich Nu Nhu Tai

Inh Young Temple
6 - 10 Reservoir Road, NARRE WARREN NORTH, Vic. 3804
TEL: (03) 9796 8079 or 9816 3138

ABBOT: Ven. Ru Sun

Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community
2 / 23 Raleigh Street, ESSENDON, Vic.
POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 234 ESSENDON,  Vic.3040
TEL: (03) 9370 5847
E-MAIL: jikishoan@aol.com
TEACHER: Rev. Ekai Korematsu

Kim Quang Charity Centre
PO Box 158, HIGHPOINT, Vic. 3032

Kinglake West Temple
210 Burtons Road, KINGLAKE WEST, Vic 3757
TEACHER: Master K.S.Lin

Linh Son Temple
33 - 35 Radford Road,  RESERVOIR Vic. 3073

TEL:  (03) 9462 1799

FAX:  (03) 9642 5123

E-MAIL: webmaster@linhson.org.au

URL: http://www.linhson.org.au

ABBOT: Ven.Thich Tin Dao

Melbourne Zen Group Inc.
48 Glen Park Road, ELTHAM, Vic 3095
TEL:  (03) 9439 1845

E-MAIL: axjshan@bluep.com
URL: http://www.bluep.com/~axjshan/index1.html
Contact: David Hicks

Nhu Lai Temple
69 Glendale Road, SPRINGVALE, Vic. 3171
TEL: (03) 9548 1042
ABBOT: Ven Thich Thien Dat

Phap An Buddhist Centre
140 Agars Road, BALLIANG EAST, Vic. 3340
TEL: (03) 5369 5278
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Phuoc Thang

Phat Quang Temple
176 Rupert Street, WEST FOOTSCRAY, Vic 3012
TEL: (03) 9687 4920
ABBESS: Ven. Thich Nu Chan Kim

Phuoc Tuong
61 Elizabeth Street, RICHMOND, Vic.3121

TEL:  (03) 9429 7785

ABBOT: Ven. Thich Minh Tri

Quang Duc Temple
85 - 105 Lynch Road, Fawkner, Vic 3060
TEL:  (03) 9357 3544quangduc@tpg.com.au
FAX: (03) 9357 3600
E-MAIL: quangduc@tpg.com.au
URLs: http://www.quangduc.com and http://www.chuaquangduc.net
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Tam Phuong

Quang Minh Temple
18 Bourke Street, BRAYBROOK, Vic. 3019
TEL: (03) 9312 5729 or 9311 0278
FAX: (03) 9311 0278
E-MAIL: qmtemple@unite.com.au
URL: http://www.quangminh.org
ABBOT: Ven, Thich Phuoc Tan

Satsuma Dojo (Zen Centre)
14 Orient Avenue MITCHAM Vic 3132
Tel. (03) 9874 3537
TEACHER: Andre Sollier

Seon Centre        

C/- Kingslake P.O.

Vic 3763

Tel. (03) 5786 1081

Abbess: Ven.Chi Kwang Sunim

Thien Duc Vietnamese Temple
23 Craiglea Avenue, ST.ALBANS, Vic  3021
TEL: 9364 0539
ABBOT: Ven. Thich Tinh Minh

Tue Dang Meditation Centre
18 Flynn Street, SPRINGVALE, Vic.3171
TEL: (03) 9546 4716
CONTACT: Ven. Thich Thong Giac or Ven. Thich Kien Chan

Theravada

Buddha Vihara Temple
939 Canterbury Road, BOX HILL, Vic.3128
TEL: (03) 9899 0638
URL: http://vihara.alphalink.com.au/
ABBOT: Ven.Dr.Ajahn Viriyanando

Buddhist Society of Victoria
71-73 Darling Road EAST MALVERN Vic 3145
Tel. (03) 9571 6409
E-MAIL: bsvmelb@vicnet.net.au
TEACHER: Ven.Dipaloka

Buddhist Vihara of Victoria
21 Rich Street, NOBLE PARK, Vic. 3174

TEL: (03) 9548 4525

FAX: (03) 9574 0445
E-MAIL: buddhist@alphalink.com.au
ABBOT: Ven.Gangodawila Soma Thera

Cambodian Buddhist Association of Victoria (Vat Buddharangsee)
159 Clarke Road, SPRINGVALE SOUTH, Vic 3172
Tel. (03) 9546 2432 or 9546 3466
TEACHER: Ven.Phrea Sudhep

Cambodian Temple of Victoria (Vat Dhammaram)
53 Balmoral Avenue, SPRINGVALE, Vic. 3171
TEL: (03) 9540 3374
ABBOT:  Ven. Peo Liv

Daham Niketanaya Upfield (North Victorian Buddhist Association Inc.)
1690 Mickelham Road, YUROKE, Vic. 3063
TEL / FAX:  (03) 9333  4848
E-MAIL: dahum@techno.net.au
ABBOT: Ven.K.Santindriya Thera

Dhamma Deepa Vihara
43 Hemmings Street, DANDENONG, Vic. 3175
TEL: (03) 9794 9492
FAX: (03) 9708 0264
E-MAIL: jkd5@netspace.net.au

Infinite Wisdom International
79 - 81 Eley Road, BLACKBURN SOUTH, Vic. 3130
Tel. (03) 9808 5584
Fax. (03) 9808 5584
TEACHER:  Reverend Mother Mahaviro

Khmer Buddhist Centre of Victoria
458 - 460 Springvale Road, SPRINGVALE SOUTH, Vic. 3172
Tel. (03) 9548 5285
ABBOT:  Venerable Nanrith

Manna Gums Forest Meditation Centre
138 Nyora Road, HEALSVILLE, Vic. 3777
Tel. (03) 5962 5941
Fax. (03) 5962 3954
TEACHER:  Pip Ransome

Melbourne Thai Buddhist Temple (Wat Thai Nakorn Melbourne)
489 Elgar Road BOXHILL, Vic 3128
Tel. (03) 9899 0883
ABBOT: Ven.Phra Maha Somwang Khonthong

Metta Dhamma Circle
PO Box 1169, THORNBURY, Vic. 3071
TEL: (03) 9383 4143
CONTACT: Jennifer Higgs

Ringwood International Meditation Centre
1 Evelyn Road, RINGWOOD, Vic. 3134
TEL. / FAX:  (03) 9876 0036
E-MAIL: mshack@alphalink.com.au
TEACHER:  Ven.Bhante Kassapa

Sayagi U Ba Khin Memorial Trust
14 Howell Avenue, SURREY HILLS, Vic. 3127
TEL: (03) 9890 8417
CONTACT: John Price

Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara
66 Regent Avenue SPRINGVALE Vic 3174
Tel. (03) 9547 0872
TEACHER: Ven.Nanuddara

Wat Dhammarangsee
389 Springvale Road FOREST HILL Vic 3131
Tel. (03) 9878 6162
ABBOT: Ven.Som Dorn

Wat Lao Buddhanivet
40 Coomora Road SOUTH SPRINGVALE Vic 3171
TEL: (03) 9706 3142
TEACHER: Phra Ven.Kampun Phonxaythip

Wat Lao Melbourne
698 - 700 Whitehorse Road, MITCHAM,  Vic 3132
TEL:  (03) 9872 4697
Abbot: Ven.Souriyo Bounmy

Unaffiliated

Buddhist Council of Victoria (Non-sectarian Umbrella Organisation)
 PO Box 141, WOODEND, Vic. 3442
Tel. (03) 5427 3300
FAX: (03) 5427 3488
E-MAIL: senge@iaccess.com.au
CHAIRMAN: Brian Ashen

Buddhist Discussion Centre (Upwey) Ltd.
33 Brooking Street UPWEY Vic 3158
TEL:  (03)  9754 3334
E-MAIL: wbu@bdcu.org.au
URL http://www.bdcu.org.au/
TEACHER: John D.Hughes

Buddhist Meditation Group - Warnambool
2 Sapphire Court, WARNAMBOOL, Vic. 3280
TEL: (03) 55611823

Buddhist Peace Fellowship
43 Alto Avenue,  CROYDON, Vic. 3136
TEL: (03) 9723 1568
CONTACT: Janet Martin

Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
PO Box 224, BURWOOD, NSW 1805
TEL:  New South Wales: (02) 9669 3053, Queensland: (07) 5520 1188 or 5522 8788, Victoria: (03) 5427 3300
FAX: New South Wales: (02) 8338 0851, Queensland: (07) 5520 1199, Victoria: (03) 5427 3488
E-MAIL: New South Wales: lyallg@zip.com.au, Queensland: roseland@onthenet.com.au, Victoria:senge@iaccess.com.au
CO-CONVENORS: New South Wales: Graeme Lyall, Queensland: Dr.Peter Nai, Victoria: Brian Ashen

Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (Western Buddhist )
1 Pitt Street,  BRUNSWICK Vic. 3056
Tel. (03) 9380 4303
E-MAIL: melbourne@fwbo.org.au
URL: http://www.melbourne.fwbo.org.au
PRESIDENT: Dharmacariya Anagarika Buddhadasa

La Trobe University Buddhist Society
Buddhist Society, C/- Clubs & societies SRC, La Trobe University, BUNDOORA, Vic. 3086
TEL: (03) 9484 9178 (evenings) or 0417 278 935
FAX: (03) 9479 3550
E-MAIL: Itu.buddhism@start.com.au
PRESIDENT: Benji Sasson

Melbourne University Buddhist Society (Student Society)
Box 27, 3rd Floor, Union House, Melbourne University, Grattan Street PARKVILLE Vic 3052
TEL: (03) 9439 1845
E-MAIL: buddhistsociety_unimelb@hotmail.com
URL: http://www.geocities.com/um_bss/
CONTACT: Ranmal Samarawickrama

Monash University Buddhist Society (Student Society)
Union Building, Monash University CLAYTON Vic 3168
TEL: (03) 9572 2950
E-MAIL: monashbsc@hotmail.com
CONTACT:Yapit Japoetra

Vajrayana

Atisha Centre (FPMT)
RMB 1530 EAGLEHAWK Vic 3556
TEL:  (03) 5446 3336
FAX: (03) 5442 6277
E-Mail: 100036.2766@compuserve.com
DIRECTORS: Ian and Judy Green

Diamond Way - Melbourne
20 Alexander Street, OAKLEIGH EAST, Vic. 3166
TEL: (03) 9544 3345
FAX: (03) 9562 8755
E-MAIL: melbourne@diamondway-center.org
URL: http://www.diamondway.org/australia/melbourne/index.htm

Chogye Jamchen Choe Dzong
19 Austin Street, BALWYN, Vic. 3103
TEL: (03) 9817 3577 or 9898 6977
FAX: (03) 9817 6117
E-MAIL: cmilton@compuserve.com
TEACHER: Lama Choedak Yuthok

Drol Kar Buddhist Centre
160 Portarlington Road, NEWCOMB, GEELONG, Vic. 3219
TEL: (03) 5248 2727
TEACHER: Geshe Sonam Dhargye Llarampa

Dromtonpa Study Group
PO Box 172, DAYLESFORD, Vic. 3460
TEL: (03) 5348 2866
FAX: (03) 5348 7554
E-MAIL: gas@netconnect.com.au
CONTACTS: Peter Stripes and Andrea Furness

Dzog Chen Community (Vic.)
PO Box 14, CENTRAL TILBA, NSW 2546
TEL:  (03) 9380 0422
FAX: (03) 9380 8296

Kagyu E Vam Buddhist Institute
673 Lygon Street NORTH CARLTON Vic 3054
Tel. (03) 9387 0422
FAX: (03) 9380 8296
E-MAIL: cbiddle@ozemail.com.au
TEACHER: Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

Maitripa Contemplative Centre
528 Myers Road, HEALSVILLE, Vic. 3777
TEL: (03) 5962 6167
TEACHER: Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

Melbourne Sakya Centre
PO Box 183, SOUTH YARRA, Vic. 3141
TEL: (03) 9867 7291
TEACHER: Ven.Lama Loppon Ngawang Damchoe

Odiyana Buddhist Meditation Centre
14 Auburn Grove, HAWTHORN EAST, Vic. 3123
TEL: (03) 9813 2431
E-MAIL: odiyana@ozemail.com.au
URL: http://www.users.bigpond.com/muir_pmg/odiyana/
TEACHER: David Christensen

RIGPA Melbourne
PO Box 1153, SOUTH MELBOURNE Vic. 3205
TEL:  (03) 9388 0952
TEACHER: Sogyal Rinpoche
CO-ORDINATOR: Judith-Ann Robertson

Selingpa Centre
83 Mathiesons Road, EAGLE POINT Vic. 3878
TEL:  (03) 5156 7240
CONTACT: John & Mendie Urie

Shen Phen Ling Study Group
292 Beachworth Road, WODONGA, Vic.
POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 178, WODONGA Vic. 3690
TEL:  (03) 6033 2355
E-MAIL: BazHope@bigpond.com
CONTACT: Libby Mowlam

Stupa of Universal Compassion (FPMT)
15 MacKenzie Street, BENDIGO, Vic. 3550
TEL:  (03) 5442 2866
FAX: (03) 5442 5301
E-MAIL: iang@cgm.com.au
URL: http://www.stupa.org.au/
DIRECTOR: Ian Green

Tara Institute (FPMT)
3 Mavis Avenue EAST BRIGHTON Vic 3187
Tel. (03) 9596 8900 or 9596 6197
FAX: (03) 9596 4856
E-MAIL: tarainst@netspace.net.au
TEACHER: Ven.Geshe Doga

Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery (FPMT)
RMB 1530, EAGLEHAWK, Vic. 3556
TEL / FAX: (03) 5446 3691
E-MAIL: tsl@bssc.edu.au
ABBOT: Ven.Geshe Doga

Tibetan Buddhist Society
1425 Mickleham Road YUROKE Vic 3063
TEL:  (03) 9333 1770 or 9333 2210
E-MAIL: contact@tushita.org
URL: http://www.tibetanbuddhistsociety.org/
TEACHER: Ven.Geshe Thubten Loden

Tibetan Buddhist Society (Meditation Centre)
27 Haywood Street, BEAUMARIS, Vic. 3193
TEL: (03) 9589 1838
FAX: (03) 9539 4369
E-MAIL: lockman@ozemail.com.au
URL: http://www.ozemail.com.au/~lockman/buddha.html
ABBOT: Ven.Geshe Thubten Loden
DIRECTOR: Therese Bottomley

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