Author: Mobinah Ahmad

Strengthening Austrade MENA Connections

The Austrade MENA Connections seminar was held on Monday 6 November 2017 at the MinterEllison office in Sydney which attracted more than 100 business people as well as ambassadors, trade commissioners and government officials. Transregional themes, such as food, mining and education, are becoming more evident as is the role that Dubai plays as a hub for Australian firms, for both logistics and for regional promotions and exhibitions. The seminars focused on the above trends, current business scenario, future market potential and more. The panel also discussed on economic transformation and diversification for its continued growth and development. The...

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Woolworths goes halal

Woolworths Lakemba had their grand opening of their new store on Wednesday 25 October at their store in Lakemba located in the newly completed Avant mega-apartment building at the corner of Haldon St and Lakemba St.  Store Manager, Vish Naikar is excited to be managing his first store, ever since joining Woolworths seven years ago and is driven towards customer satisfaction. “The response we’ve received since opening has been amazing,” said Vish, “Customers are really happy. They’ve been waiting for many years to have a local Woolworths and they’re very excited. We have plenty of parking, a very open...

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Community Wellness Expo held in Lakemba

The Lebanese Muslim Association, in partnership with NSW Health SLHD and BreastScreen NSW successfully held their second Community Wellness Expo on Saturday 14 October in Lakemba. The expo offered a number of local health services for the community an opportunity to speak to, learn from a variety of experts and get their health checked up. A family day of fun, learning and healthy living, the event featured free health services offering: Breast Cancer Screening, GP Check up, Nutritionist Advice, Baby and children health checks, Diabetes Risk Assessment, Fitness and sporting advice, Dental health care, Healthy mind tests and Chiro...

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Lakemba comes alive with Haldon St festival

Haldon Street in Lakemba has always been a great attraction in the media, sometimes for the right reasons and sometimes for the wrong reasons.  In its incredible 17th year, the Haldon Street Festival held on Saturday 28 October in Lakemba being the city’s cultural epicentre, exploded with colour, the fragrance of multicultural food and a wonderful community turn out. More than 20,000 people gathered on the small street strip in Lakemba to watch camels, performers, try delicious varieties of food and do their shopping. Lakemba has been through a lot of negative press, primarily the suburb being viewed through...

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Muslim Legal Network: Know Your Rights

The Muslim Legal Network (NSW) in association with the Australian Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Network held a free community launch event of the expanded 4th edition of ‘Anti-terrorism laws: ASIO, the police and you with new sections on citizenship, passports and traveling overseas ‘ on Saturday 28 October 2017 at Abu Hanifa Institute in Lidcombe, Sydney. The publication is a plain English community resource that explains anti-terrorism laws and raises community awareness of civil rights with the hope that in so doing, individuals may better understand and abide by their obligations under the law. The expert panelists included two...

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Other News

november, 2017

22nov10:30 am- 1:30 pmLadies High Tea For Rohingya

23nov7:30 pm- 10:30 pmSounds of Light PerthCharity Concert

24nov6:30 pm- 9:30 pmSounds of Light AdelaideCharity Concert

25nov6:00 pm- 9:00 pmSounds of Light SydneyCharity Concert

26nov3:30 pm- 6:30 pmSounds of Light MelbourneCharity Concert

27nov7:00 pm- 10:00 pmSounds of Light BrisbaneCharity Concert

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