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ICPA holds distinguished annual Iftar

With the slogan “Ramadan of Mercy”, the Islamic Charity Projects Association (ICPA) held its 26th annual Ramadan Iftar dinner on Friday the 5 May 2019, coinciding with the 5 Ramadan 1440H at the Al-Amanah College Grand Hall Liverpool, Sydney. The Iftar hosted a comprehensive line up of government officials, ambassadors, consulate generals, councillors, diverse community representatives and media. The Iftars official opening was conducted by the President the ICPA – Hajj Mohamed Mehio with a speech congratulating Muslims in this blessed month – “Ramadan of Mercy”. In his speech, Mr Hajj Mohammad Mehio said “how graceful is this blessed Ramadan evening as it brings us together to...

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Bachar Houli Program announces charity partner

The Bachar Houli Program is proud to announce Human Appeal Australia as its official charity partner for the next three years. Human Appeal Australia is a charitable, Not-for-Profit organisation working to strengthen humanity’s fight against poverty and social injustice through emergency relief and self-sustaining development programs. HAA through its local division HAA Community Care uses a range of programs to help the local community empower youth and raise awareness of humanitarian work. In line with the Bachar Houli Program, its youth initiatives aim to give young people platforms to realise their potential and contribute to a sense of identity, self-worth, and...

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Eid Message from the Prime Minister

I am delighted to send my best wishes to everyone celebrating the end of Ramadan and the eve of the Eid al-Fitr. As you gather with family and friends to exchange gifts and break bread, I know there will be great happiness after this long period of fasting and self-sacrifice. This time is also a reminder of the rich tapestry that is multicultural Australia, and of the shared values that bind us together. The privilege and responsibility enjoyed by all of us – to accept and respect one another regardless of faith or cultural background – is the promise...

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Launch of national consultations with Muslim Australians

On Harmony Day, 21 March 2019, the Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan announced the launch of national consultations with Muslim Australians that will discuss how the community has been affected by the Christchurch attack and other recent events.  “As a successful multicultural society, we should be clear on this: there is no place for racial prejudice, discrimination, intimidation, hatred and violence in our society”. “I am confident these conversations will lead to the identification of ideas on how to support and empower Muslim-Australian communities.” Commissioner Tan says. Consultations will be held in each Australian capital city during June and...

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Senator Rice hosts Women’s Iftar in Melbourne

Senator Janet Rice, Greens Senator for Victoria, hosted a women’s Iftar for over 100 women and children from Melbourne’s Muslim community on Thursday 9 May at Merlynston Progress Hall in Coburg North. “It was a huge privilege to host an Iftar for Melbourne’s Muslim women and to join our diverse Muslim community in observing the holy month of Ramadan,” said Senator Janet Rice. “To all of Australia’s Muslims, I wish you Ramadan Mubarak.” “There was a powerful sense of togetherness and friendship in the room, and knowledge that by working together we support each other and can optimistic and hopeful...

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