Local writer Nokomi Achkar performs spoken word poetry and a reading based on her contribution to Arab Australian Other, a powerful and provoking collection exploring the diverse lived experience of the Arab diaspora in Australia. Stories explore family, ethnicity, history, grief, isolation, belonging and identity. For information and bookings visit […]
Discover the awe-inspiring story of the Al-Aqsa Compound in Jerusalem, set against the backdrop of the holiest night in the Islamic calendar. The screening will also feature a fundraising presentation for Penny Appeal’s work and programs in Palestine. All donation proceedings during the screening’s fundraiser will be going to the […]
The federal government has announced funding for two initiatives aimed at promoting diversity. Two-time AFL premiership player Bachar Houli’s goal to encourage Islamic youth leaders has earned an $850,000 federal grant for a new home. The devout Muslim and Richmond defender will lead youth programs at the Australian Islamic Centre’s […]
The Dubai Expo 2020 starts in October and runs until April 2021. 192 countries from across the world from the developed to the developing nations are taking part and it is expected to attract over 25 million visitors from across the world. To put the visitor numbers in perspective, that […]
Do you love writing and want to improve your writing skills? Join us for our 5-week creative writing course held in partnership with WestWords. This term, Rawah Arja teaches us the joy of writing creatively with confidence and some fun and quirky activities you can do at home to enhance […]
Ever wanted to adventure to the mysterious lands of the Middle East? Arguably one of the favourite classes due to the vibrancy of the dishes, this class explores the flavours and history of Middle Eastern food. This diverse region incorporates influences from Arab, Iranian, Israeli & Jewish, Kurdish and Turkish […]
Off a bumpy dirt road in Gaza city, a group of children stood outside a half-open factory door, desperate to get their hands on what was being made inside. “We want chocolate!” they shouted..
“Typography is the visual component of text. It’s part of the voice of a brand in that it plays into first impressions and shows off personality — like wearing sweatpants versus a suit to your first day of work.” – Nadine Chahine