Muslim & non-Muslim Understanding
The Award for Muslim & non-Muslim Understanding is a new NATIONAL award launched in 2012, presented by the Australia Day Council of SA & the University of South Australia
Who do you know who helps Muslims and non-Muslims to understand each other?
Nominations have closed for 2012 and will reopen for 2013 later this year.
Congratulations to all those individuals and organisations who were nominated.
Award for Muslim & non-Muslim Understanding - Individual 2012
- BACHAR HOULI
Bachar was recognised for his work as an AFL multicultural ambassador and has been credited with tremendously increasing awareness about his religion among AFL, AFL clubs and the mainstream community.
You can read more about Bachar's activities on his website at http://bacharhouli.com.au/
Award for Muslim & non-Muslim Understanding - Organisation 2012
- THE EXCHANGE - KELVIN GROVE
The Exchange is nestled in the heart of Kelvin Grove Urban Village some 2.5 km from the Brisbane CBD. The centre opened in 2009 and, in response to a growing representation of Muslim people in the neighbourhood, worked to develop services and programs that encourage community engagement, promote health and well-being, and reduce social isolation.
More information about the Exchange Community Centre is available at its website http://www.kgurbanvillage.com.au/home/services/the-exchange-community-centre
Congratulations to the team at The Exchange - Kelvin Grove!
For more info on the Award for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding please click this link.