Vic Government Supports Multi-faith Submission

  State Labor Government Welcomes Multi-ethnic and Multi-faith 18C Submission By Issuing Its Own The Andrews Labor Government today stood with representatives from more than 60 local ethnic, indigenous and religious community groups and announced its support to maintain the current version of the Racial Discrimination Act. The Islamic Council of Victoria has been working…

Young Muslim Women Leadership Program 2017

  ASPIRE: YOUNG MUSLIM WOMEN CIVICS AND LEADERSHIP PROJECT Young women from Muslim communities in Victoria are invited to be part of a new and exciting leadership training program. This course, delivered by the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University, in partnership with the Islamic Council of Victoria, will provide essential skills to enable…

Muslim Youth Leadership & Mentor Program

 AUSTRALIAN MUSLIM YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND PEER MENTOR PROGRAM  Young men and women from Muslim communities in Victoria are invited to be part of a new and exciting leadership training program. The 12-month course is designed to broaden the social participation of young Muslim leaders in Victoria. It will be delivered by the Australian Multicultural Foundation,…

ICV President Receives Premier’s Award

  ICV President Mohamed Mohideen Receives Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champion Award   Islamic Council of Victoria President, Mohamed Mohideen, received the Premier’s Volunteer Champion Award in the leadership category, on Sunday, December 4 at Government house.   The event was hosted by Victoria’s Governor the Hon. Linda Deassau AM.   The Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards…

Friday Sermon November 25

  Friday Sermon 25-11-2016: National White Ribbon Day 2016  In the name of Allah, The All-Merciful, The Mercy-Giving, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon his noble messenger, Muhammad. Today, all mosques in Victoria will be giving khutbahs (sermon) on the topic of domestic violence toward women, as was requested by the Australian…

Media Statement: Peter Dutton’s Address

  ICV Alarmed and Appalled by Dutton’s Derogation of Australian Lebanese Muslims The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) unreservedly denounces the address made by Federal Immigration Minister Peter Dutton in which he criticised Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser for his acceptance of immigrants in the 1970s, specifically “Lebanese-Muslims.” The Lebanese community, as well as numerous…

ICV Members Dinner 2016

  ICV Members Dinner 2016 – Tribute to Shaykh Fehmi El-Imam  On Sunday 21 November, the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) held its annual member’s dinner at Melrose Reception Centre, Melbourne and was blessed by the attendance of many supporters and well-wishers such as State Minister for Finance and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott,…

Shaykh Fehmi Biography

  Sheik Fehmi Naji El-Imam (Arabic: فهمي ناجي الإمام‎‎), may Allah the Highest, Most Gracious have mercy on him, was born in Lebanon in 1928 and migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 1951. Upon entering Port Phillip Bay aboard the ship the “Hellenic Prince,” he narrated the famous supplication: “O Allah! Here I am, a stranger…