An officer said:
“Shepparton Gurdwara Sahib Temple. We were made to feel welcome and everyone insisted we share an amazing meal and cup of tea.
Inclusive and welcoming to everyone in the community.”.
Sikhism is a small but growing minority religion in Australia, that can trace its origins in the nation to the 1830s. The Sikhs form one of the largest subgroups of Indian Australians with 72,000 adherents according to the 2011 census. Having grown from 12,000 in 1996, 17,000 in 2001 and 26,500 in 2006.