Eighth Annual Unity Cup

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…

Islamic Weekend School (IWS)

    Islamic Weekend School welcomes all regardless of culture and/or religious background. The school provides a unique supportive English language environment that will foster sound Islamic knowledge, values and behaviour in accordance to the Holy Qur’an and the example of Prophet Muhammad (SAW); thereby empowering and strengthening a united Muslim community that contributes positively…

MLN Issues a Community Safety Advice

Muslim Legal Network (MLN) has issued a community safety advice to help protect Muslims from anti-Muslim bigotry by empowering the community with the knowledge required to secure legal rights. REACTING TO ANTI-MUSLIM HATE Anti-Muslim hate crimes can often be inflammatory and have significant negative effects on Muslims vulnerable to such abuse. However, Muslims should take…

ICV’s Inaugural Interfaith Iftar

The Islamic Council of Victoria hosted its inaugural Interfaith Iftar on Monday, June 22 at Harbour Kitchen – Docklands. The successful iftar, initiated by ICV’s Interfaith Committee, attracted 80 people from various faith groups. As attendees united to support Muslims during the month of Ramadan, guests reflected on the spiritual fulfilment of fasting. Guest speakers…

First Biannual Members Meeting

The Islamic Council of Victoria held its first Bi-Annual Members Meeting on Sunday, April 26 2015. Due to the recent raids, which took place in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne on Saturday, April 18, most of the discussions and community concerns were centred on this agenda. Community leaders discussed possible actions to better unify…