A number of Prayer Breakfasts are held around Australia. Some are organised by MPs, as in the case of the National Prayer Breakfast.
Other Prayer Breakfasts are organised by other groups. The Melbourne Prayer Breakfast (see below) is organised by business leaders. Some Prayer Breakfasts are organised at the local Council level.
This page has details of the National Prayer Breakfast and the Melbourne Prayer Breakfast.
National Prayer Breakfast
The breakfast is hosted by the Parliamentary Christian Fellowship - made up of Christian MPs in the federal parliament. It is an annual event held in the Great Hall in Parliament House, Canberra.
General format: After the breakfast, seminars are held, followed by lunch.
Previous Breakfast Speakers:
2008: The Speaker at the 2008 National Prayer Breakfast was Mama Maggie, who works in the slums in Cairo.
2007: The 2007 Breakfast was originally scheduled for September 2007 but was CANCELLED due to the federal election.
2006 - 27 November
2005 - 28 November
2003 - 3 November
National Alliance of Christian Leaders Dinner
The NACL Dinner is held in Canberra on the Saturday night of the weekend of the National Prayer Breakfast.
In 2005, Dr Stuart Piggin spoke about the National Forum on Australia 's Christian Heritage which was held in 2006, the 400th anniversary of the naming of "La Australia del Espiritu Santo by Pedro Fernandez de Quiros.