2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Survey

    Scanlon Foundation is pleased to release the 2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Survey report. The report is the Scanlon Foundation’s tenth national survey since 2007 exploring Australians’ attitudes on issues including immigration, discrimination, trust in government, and sense of belonging. A key objective of the national survey is to inform our understanding of the social impact…

ICV Annual Dinner 2017

      The ICV held its Annual Dinner on Sunday 19th November 2017 at Melrose Receptions, with over 330 guests reflecting and celebrating the 2017 year and extending our gratitude to a diverse range of friends and community partners. Keynote Speaker was Prof Gillian Triggs, former President of Australian Human Rights Commission who spoke…

2016-2017 Annual Report

  Annual Report 2016-2017 The Annual Report 2017 was published and distributed to the members at the AGM. This Annual Report captures some of the highlights of ICV’s services and events for the past year. We would like to take this moment to thank all those who have spearheaded initiatives and events, and managed services…

#25MuslimYouth – Owais Fazil Saeed

Owais Fazil Saeed is an exemplary young leader who is shines the spotlight on Muslim youths when questioned about how to address challenges facing them today. “It is essential that the youth themselves step forward and take ownership of their duties to their communities,” he said. “I would like young Muslims to be at the…

#25MuslimYouth – Omar Haniffa

Omar Haniffa describes himself as a work in progress and doesn’t consider himself as a leader. Instead the humble 23-year-old believes he’s just “a part of the team.” “As Muslims, we believe we are servants of Allah. Our job is to serve. I wanted to be able to serve people the best way I know…

#25Muslim Youth – Merjem Colan

There’s much to be said about Merjem Colan but three words describe her life philosophy best – pay it forward. And life, to her, is just everything in between. “I hope to give back to the community that raised me, by raising the next generation. I hope to inspire a fire within our youth so…

#25MuslimYouth – Ali Abou-Zeid

Ali Abou-Zeid always felt “different” growing up, he was one of few Muslims attending a Catholic secondary college – so he used that difference to shine. “I felt that I was unable to voice my concerns because I was simply outnumbered on every occasion, I was ‘different’ and I didn’t really feel like I had…