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The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) was pleased to present a cheque for $20,000 to Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital during the Good Friday Appeal.
ICV president Ghaith Krayem said, "The hospital is an integral part of the Victorian community, saving lives and mending young bodies, giving them hope. This is only a small token of our appreciation but every cent counts."
The ICV worked with its member societies to raise the funds.
Sunday 5 April 2015
The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) is concerned that not enough is being done to promote and sustain social cohesion in Australia.
On Saturday, anti-Islamic groups gathered in 16 locations around Australia, including Melbourne, preaching hatred and spreading a message of intolerance.
It was reassuring to see a prompt response from Premier Daniel Andrews who said in a press statement, “Victorians lead the nation in respect for respect for difference and rejection of racism. Free speech is an important principle but so is respect for multicultural communities.”
On Sunday, March 29 the Multicultural Community CUP AFL annual game was hosted in JJ Holland Park, Kensington. The Unity Cup is a tournament co-hosted by the Australian Federal Police and the AFL Multicultural Program.
Its goal is to unite people from all different kinds of backgrounds through football. The Unity Cup brings together almost 200 young people with male and female teams competing in a friendly round robin competition throughout the day. For the past eight years, the Unity Cup has been held annually and an ICV Team competes almost every year, the Muslim team is sponsored and chosen by the ICV staff.
Islamic Sciences and Research Academy Australia (ISRA) and Charles Sturt University (CSU) are offering authentic Islamic knowledge courses with a university award. HECS/FEE HELP is provided for a Bachelor of Islamic Studies, Master of Islamic Studies, Master of Arts (Classical Arabic)
Melbourne: (03) 9305 2858
Benevolence Australia is running its 2015 Spiritual Clarity Intensive weekend. This women’s only in-house retreat will bring together some of the ﬁnest holistic trainers and facilitators in Melbourne. Over two full days, you will be guided by seven female expert practitioners in healing and spiritual well-being.
Date: Saturday, April 4 & Sunday April 5 2015
Venue: Benevolence House - 125 George St Doncaster East