Zia Ahmad

Managing Editor

Zia Ahmad is the Managing Editor of the Australasian Muslim Times AMUST and is based in Sydney.

Rubinah Ahmad

Graphic Designer





Dr Qazi Ashfaq Ahmad

Chief Advisor
Dr Q Ashfaq Ahmad is by profession a retired engineer and academic having earned his major qualifications at Aligarh Muslim University, University of Wisconsin, USA and University of Sydney, Australia.

Mobinah Ahmad


Mobinah Ahmad is a professional social media analyst and AMUST Multimedia Journalist based in Sydney.

Faseeha Hashmi

Multimedia Journalist
Faseeha Hashmi holds a Master of International Relations from the University of Melbourne, with an interest in politics and human security.

Zaynab Gul

Multimedia Journalist
Zaynab Gul is a university student studying Law and Media at UNSW.

Aisha Mohsin

Aisha Mohsin is a Melbourne-based academic editor and blogger. She has a knack for writing. You can find her at www.aishamohsinblog.wordpress.com

Dr Abul Jalaluddin

Columnist (Finance)
Dr Abul Jalaluddin is an Islamic Finance expert, Director of MCCA, taxation advisor and a regular columnist of AMUST. He is based in Sydney.

Bilal Cleland

Columnist (Victoria)
Bilal Cleland is a keen reader, a prolific writer and a regular columnist of AMUST based in Melbourne.

Dr Daud Batchelor

Columnist (Brisbane)
Dr Daud Batchelor, an Australian Muslim, was Associate Fellow until December 2015 at the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies Malaysia. He is cofounder of the Islamic College of Brisbane and currently resides in Brisbane.

Manarul Islam

Columnist (ACT)
Manarul Islam is an IT professional and AMUST correspondent based in Canberra.

Simon Harrison

Columnist (QLD)
Simon has been an international lawyer for over 30 years having practice in Europe, Australia and The Middle East.
He is a National Director of the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chair of its Queensland Committee and is a Director of Pamada Advisory specialising in international investments and major projects.

Dr Wali Bokhari


Professor Irfan Shahid

Professor Irfan Shahid, based in India is a prolific writer on Islam and Muslims. He is an Islamic Economist and a Sharia Scholar. For more details please visit his personal website www.irfanshahid.net

Theresa Dyckman

Theresa Dyckman is a graduate of the SBS & NITV Mentorship Program. She is a revert, who is passionate about multiculturalism, and the need for diversity in the media.

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