Multicultural Festival and Events Program

The Victorian Government is committed to promoting the social, cultural and economic benefits of cultural diversity to all Victorians. The Multicultural Festivals and Events Program encourages participation of the whole Victorian community in festivals and events to celebrate and embrace our vibrant multicultural diversity. The program brings together the Victorian Multicultural Commission’s (VMC) former Multicultural…

Safety Networks

ICV Emergency Assist launched its Safety Networkers Program on Saturday at Jeffcott St. Program manager Yasmin Sungkar reflected on the history and achievements of the Emergency Assist program by looking at the 3 major components of the program which included the response plan (what to do in the event of a regional disaster) personal support…

Project Hayat Community Training

 Project Hayat Imams Training  The Islamic Council of Victoria in conjunction with the Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) and Project Hayat organised an Imams training session as to better prepare our Arabic speaking leaders to address questions from the Muslim community about organ and tissue donation.Islamic leaders from ANIC, the Board of Imams, Victoria University, Virgin…

Muslims Clean Up Australia

Muslims from around Victoria took to the streets, gloves and garbage bags in hand, to help clean Australia. Every year in March Clean Up Australia Day, a national non-profit organisation, strives to inspire and work with all Australians to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. This year the program celebrated its 25th year…

To Donate or Not to Donate

Press Release:  Friday 9 January 2015 The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) has joined the organ and tissue donation bandwagon – to help promote public awareness around the question of “to donate, or not to donate.” Project Hayat, sponsored by the Organ and Tissue Authority’s DonateLife campaign, aims to educate Muslim  women in Victoria about…