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 […]

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 […]