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Friday Sermon [Jumma]

Because of Daylight Savings Time  (DST), from Friday 11 October, 2014 until Friday 3 April 2015 the two khutbahs will commence at 1pm and 2pm respectively (starting) with the call to prayer (azzan).  Each sermon tends to be about 30 minutes. 

For those arriving after the start of the salaat (prayer), we ask you to please go to the top floor so that you will not prevent your fellow Muslims from leaving after the conclusion of their prayers.

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Continue here to find out more about Friday prayers at the ICV

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Islamophobia Register

Amid the current political debate about national security, we have been hearing about a recent surge in incidents of Islamophobia.

(The) 'Islamophobia Register Australia has been launched to help capture all incidents of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments in Australia.  The register classifies Islamophobia incidents into the following groups:

  1.  Assaults or attacks on persons of Muslim background  
  2. Attacks on Muslim property or institutions  
  3. Verbal abuse and hate speech/social media abuse  
  4. Unwarranted harassment or interrogation at airports by authorities      
  5. Any form of discrimination in a public or private environment

Donations and Friday Collections

After Friday prayers, donations are collected to assist in the running and maintenance of our mosque.

 For those wishing to make donations via Bank transfer, these are our details:

Islamic Council Of Victoria
Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
BSB: 063 120
Acc: 1028 4513
Reference:

From time to time, we also announce special collections to assist those who are less fortunate.  If you wish to give a donation for a specific purpose, please mention this in your reference.

Urgently required: your Zakat for local Distribution

Zakat The Islamic Council of Victoria has been collecting Zakat for the past 2 years for local distribution. We are experiencing an ever growing need from local Muslims from all quarters who are facing economic hardship. In particular in the year to date (2013) there has been an incredible influx of refugees released into the community with very little financial capacity. The Muslim community via the ICV is attempting to assist as much as we can.

Please consider contributing part of your Zakat to local Muslims through the ICV Zakat Fund. Please enquire further at the ICV Office (03 9328 2067) or simply transfer funds to BSB: 063122 – Account Number: 10 701 107 – CBA.

Brochure about ICV's Zakat Program

ICV's AGM for 2014

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday 12th October 2014 and elected a new Executive Committee for the next 2 year period.

The AGM attracted a record attendance of member societies, who were presented a report from the outgoing executive team: President’s Report, Treasurer’s Report and General Manager’s Report.

Outgoing president Nadeem Hussain thanked his outgoing team for the time they served together: Mohamad Tabiaat (VP), Ghaith Krayem (Secretary), Eugenia Flynn (Treasurer) and board members Almir Colan, Osama Saad and Ecehan Gulbayrak.

A total of 14 candidates ran for elections:

  • President:  Ghaith Krayem and Adel Salman
  • Vice President: Osama Saad and Bayram Aktepe
  • Secretary:  Seyfi Seyit, Mohammad Helmy and Faiza Rehman
  • Treasurer:  Aslam Kazi and Mohamed Mohideen
  • Executive Member: Almir Colan, Nadeem Hussain, Mohamed Elrafihi, Khalid Mohamed and Ali Yusuf Ahmad

Upon a close voting, the following candidates were successfully elected:

  • President:  Ghaith Krayem
  • Vice President: Bayram Aktepe
  • Secretary:  Seyfi Seyit
  • Treasurer:  Mohamed Mohideen
  • Executive Members: Nadeem Hussain and Mohamed Elrafihi

from left to right: Seyfi Seyit, Mohamed Elrafihi, Bayram Aktepe, Ghaith Krayem, Nadeem Hussain, Mohamed Mohideen
from left to right: Seyfi Seyit, Mohamed Elrafihi, Bayram Aktepe, Ghaith Krayem, Nadeem Hussain, Mohamed Mohideen

Ghaith Krayem, President-elect thanked everyone for their support and attendance and will looks forward to leading the ICV in the next 2 years. He will outline his strategies, priorities and road-map moving forward in good time.

Two more members to the Executive Committee are still to be appointed, making it a total of 8 members.

Congratulations to all the elected representatives and commiserations to the other candidates. The ICV looks forward to everyone’s continued involvement in some capacity.

Mosque Open Day

Poster for Mosque Open Day

The Werribee Islamic Centre is running a national Mosque open day to bring the community together and breakdown misconceptions and misunderstandings of Islam. 

Date: Saturday, October 25 2014
Time: 10-4pm
Venue: Werribee Islamic Centre, 143 Hogans Rd, Hoppers Crossing

 

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Phone: [+613] 9328 2067

Fax:     [+613] 9329 1677

Disclaimer

Disclaimer:

Any links to external web-sites are promoted for your awareness and are not organised nor endorsed by the ICV and as such the ICV does not take any responsibility for them. The ICV does not charge any fees for the promotion of not-for-profit community events and worthy community causes.

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