Useful Links

RESource is a response by the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne to the challenge and opportunity offered by the Internet for learning both in and beyond the classroom. Its aim is to help Catholic educators to use the extraordinary technological advances of our time to fulfil the gospel imperative: "Go out to all of the world and tell the good news".

The Catholic Church in Australia
The site provides links to:
  • Australia’s bishops, their statements and activities, links to diocese.
  • Find out more about the Catholic Faith
  • Gateway to Australia’s religious orders, their activities and mission
  • Catholic vocations Ministry Australia
New Advent
The site contains:
  • a Catholic Encyclopedia
  • Church Fathers
  • Summa
  • Bible
  • Library
  • The Official web site of The Holy See
Catholic Education Commission of NSW
  • Religious Education Database
Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • An online version
Buddha net
  • A wealth of information concerning all aspects of Buddhism.
  • Resources for schools and much more.
Buddhism in Australia
  • Buddhist Council of Australia.
  • Events and activities
  • Resources
Hinduism net


  • Basics:
  • Beliefs
  • Gods
  • Epics
  • Mantras / Hymns
  • Festivals
Hinduism for Schools

The site includes:

  • Introduction to Hinduism
  • Hindu beliefs
Islam 101
Site includes:
  • Islamic Theology
  • Human Relations
  • Select Disciplines
  • Islamic History
  • Quran
Affinity Intercultural Foundation
  • Affinity Intercultural Foundation was established by a group of young Australian Muslims in early 2001 in order to meet the needs of the Muslim community to interact with the greater society and the needs of the general public to increase its awareness of the Muslim community, its religion and culture.
Islam City
  • Discover Islam
  • The site provides a non-sectarian, comprehensive and holistic view of Islam and Muslims to a global audience.
Judaism 101
Site includes:
  • Ideas e.g. What is Judaism?
  • People e.g. Who is a Jew?
  • Places e.g. The Land of Israel
  • Things e.g. Signs and Symbols
  • Words e.g. Hebrew Alphabet
  • Deeds e.g. Halakhah: Jewish Law
  • Times e.g. Jewish Calendar
  • Life Cycle e.g. Marriage
  • Reference material
Teacher's guide to the Holocaust
  • An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies
  • The Voice of the New South Wales Jewish Community.
  • Community.
  • Schools youth
  • Media
Israel and Judaism Studies
  • This Israel and Judaism Studies (IJS) website is a service of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, the official roof-body of the Jewish Community in New South Wales. The site provides basic information about Judaism and the history of Israel.
Virtual Religion Index
  • A tool for students. It analyses and highlights important content of religion-related websites to speed research. Hyperlinks are provided not only to homepages but to major directories and documents within.
Assessment Resource Centre
  • The aim of this website is to support and enhance professional practice in the assessment and reporting of student achievement across Years K to 12. It has been developed primarily for teachers, although parents and students will also find it useful.
NSW Board of Studies
  • NSW HSC (Stage 6) Syllabuses, Support Materials and Examination Resources
Australian Dictionary of Biography
  • A great resource for Australian Church History. Over 10,000 scholarly biographies of persons who were significant in Australian history.
Religions of the World
  • Features religions such as:
  • Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam , Sikhism, Taoism and many more