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Islam in Australia

Australia’s first Islamic Museum opens in Melbourne

By Rizwan Khantik / Times of Ummah / 04 Mar 2014

Making a fusion between Islamic heritage and Australian culture, Australia’s first Islamic Museum has opened its doors to the public to showcase the Islamic culture and present the true-face of Islam.

“I think art is more universal and can really bring people from all faiths and cultures together and once you learn and understand you’ll actually celebrate these differences,” Moustafa Fahour, the Islamic museum co-founder, told ABC on Monday, March 3.

 

Thugs bash Muslim schoolgirl wearing hijab in Melbourne suburb

By Bob Pitt / 3 Dec 2013

Teenage thugs bashed a young Muslim girl wearing a hijab in what has been described as a racial attack in Wantirna South.

The high school student was walking home from Westfield Knox along Stud Rd when she was set upon by a group of teenagers, according to Knox councillor Joe Cossari, who said it was a racial attack. The teen was punched to the ground and kicked, but didn’t report the assault to police because she feared reprisals, Cr Cossari said.

 

Islamic Museum of Australia for Melbourne

Source : J-Wire / 13 Aug 2013

Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced a re-elected Rudd Labor Government would contribute $3 million to enable completion of the Islamic Museum of Australia in Thornbury in Melbourne’s north…a project with which the Jewish Museum of Australia has been involved.

 

Islam in Australia

Source : Islamcan.com / 24 Apr 2013

The Makassans

Well before 1788, Makassan fishermen from the east-Indonesian archipelago, fishing for trepang (sea-slugs), began annual voyages to our northern shores. It is thought that the fishermen of Makassar had been visiting the north coast of Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland from as early as the 16th century.

 

Mosque Approval Delights Aussie Muslims

Source : OnIslam & Newspapers / 14 Mar 2013

Overcoming a vicious campaign against their worship place, jubilant Muslims are celebrating the approval of a new mosque in Australia’s most populous city of Melbourne.

“That’s what we plan to do,”Sherene Hassan, spokeswoman for the applicants, was cited by The Age newspaper.

“But we haven't felt much love from this group.”

 

First Islamic museum in Australia to open in 2013

Source : Anadolu Agency | 19 Sep 2012

Australia's first Islamic museum will open in the Australian capital of Melbourne in 2013.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency correspondent on Tuesday, Moustafa Fahour, the founder of the Australia Islamic Museum, said that they decided to arise the Islamic art via establishing the museum.

 

Prophet Muhammad Lives!

By Asme Fahmi | MuslimVillage | 26 May 2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be transported back in time to the blessed era of the Prophet Muhammad Peace be upon him (pbuh)? For many Seerah junkies, it would be a dream akin to an Alice in Wonderland adventure – falling into a rabbit hole which leads you to the time of desert-dwelling sahabis trading in a Makkan marketplace, where poetry was echoed in the air and caravans would set off across the desert for months on end.

 
 

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