RMIT Research Report

  RMIT Centre for Global Research Report, in partnership ICV and Moreland City Council and Hume City Council; “Religious visibility, disadvantage and bridging social capital: a comparative investigation of multicultural localities in Melbourne’s north”   People living in more diverse suburbs are less likely to express or experience Islamophobia, according to new RMIT research. The…

Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria

  The Islamic Council of Victoria, together with Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre and thirteen other community groups submitted a joint letter to the Victorian Parliament’s Independent Broad Based Anti-Corruption Committee regarding their inquiry into how police and protective service officers are held accountable for corruption and misconduct in Victoria. Click here to read…

Campaigning Fellowship for Young Muslims

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) in partnership with Democracy in Colour has the pleasure in launching important initiative; an exciting new program to train passionate young community-minded Muslim Youth in campaigning, advocacy and strategic community leadership. The Campaign Fellowship aims in developing new leaders in the Muslim community who wish to make a positive change…

Launch of the Muslim Women’s Leadership Scholarship

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) in partnership with Leadership Victoria proudly launched the ‘Muslim Women’s Williamson Leadership Scholarship’ on Wednesday 19th July 2017 at the inaugural launch of the MPA- Muslim Professionals Association. The aim through offering these programs and activities, is to empower Muslim women to develop their capability and confidence, represent those…

Benevolence Australia annual community Iftar

Benevolence Australia hosted their annual community iftar at the UMMA Centre in Doncaster East on Saturday 3rd June 2017. Benevolence is a wonderful  Melbourne organisation founded in 2008 by a group of women. Their team works to create welcoming and inclusive spaces, ‘free of judgement, discrimination and ethnic divide’ for spiritual growth and conscious living…

Victorian Leader’s 2017 Ramadan Messages

We are proud to announce that the following Victorian leaders have each kindly provided ICV with a special message for Victorian Muslims to mark the beginning of Ramadan in Australia. Premier of Victoria, Hon. Daniel Andrews MP Leader of Victorian Greens, Greg Barber MLC Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Matthew Guy MP Matthew Guy MP sent…

Victorian Mosque Open Day 2017

The Islamic Council of Victoria’s ‘Mosque Open Day’ invites Victorian families to visit a mosque for the very first time, on Sunday 7th May from 10am to 4pm. In a Victorian first, fourteen (14) mosques across the state will open their doors to embrace their friendships with their neighbours who want to better understand their…

VU – ICV Research Report Launch

  VU – ICV Research Report Launch Victoria University and the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) formally launched joint research report “The civic potential of Muslim community organisations for promoting social cohesion in Victoria, on Wednesday 29th March 2017 at VU MetroWest Footscray campus. The report presents the findings from an empirical study carried out…