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…

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…

In conversation with Mohamed Mohideen, President of the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV)

  In conversation with Mohamed Mohideen, President of the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) “Lecturer in Microbiology at Monash University, in a quiet corner of the dense metropolitan environment of Melbourne’s South East, recently elected President of the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) Mohamed Mohideen can be found presiding over the many obligations he owes…

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…

Interview with John Safran

 ICV interviews John Safran on his upcoming book about Islam and Anti-Islam  ICV: So, you’re writing a book about Islam and anti-Islam. What stage is it at?  JS: It’s finished, there are just a few legal issues we have to clear up first.  ICV: What is the main investigation you’ve undertaken in this work?  JS:…

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Friendship Walk 2016

  ICV and Victorian Religious Peak Bodies Walk to Promote Peace and Understanding   On Sunday November 6, the Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) held their second annual Friendship Walk in which over 100 people participated by walking from St. Peters Anglican Church to the Melbourne synagogue and finally the Carlton Mosque. The event was…

ICV, BOI & The Greens

  Australian Greens and Muslim Peak Bodies Speak Out Against Islamophobia and Racism   The Board of Imams Victoria and the Islamic Council of Victoria met with leaders and delegates from the Australian Greens Party on Sunday 6th of November to show appreciation for the political party’s Parliament walk out and their continuous denunciation of…