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AKEB's Coding Initiative: Empowering Youth for the Digital Age
AKEB's Coding Initiative: Empowering Youth for the Digital Age
11 June 2024

Six bright minds have graduated from AKEB's Advanced Coding Classes, embodying future-ready skills and problem-solving prowess

Driving change: a TKN volunteer's dedication to sustainability
Driving change: a TKN volunteer's dedication to sustainability
18 May 2024

Rai Dr Ashak Nathwani AM, based in Sydney, Australia, is a shining example of dedication and commitment to the Ismaili Community's Time & Knowledge Nazrana (TKN) initiative. His journey as a TKN volunteer is a testament to his passion for service and his unwavering commitment to promoting sustainable solutions.

Ismaili Community Joins ANZAC Day Commemorations with Civic Engagement
Ismaili Community Joins ANZAC Day Commemorations with Civic Engagement
24 April 2024

On the solemn occasion of ANZAC Day 2024, the Ismaili community across Australia and New Zealand demonstrated their deep commitment to remembrance and civic duty by actively participating in marches and services honouring the sacrifices of veterans.

Camp Horizon and YAC 2024: transformative experiences fostering life-long connections, challenging minds, and enabling inspirational volunteerism.
Camp Horizon and YAC 2024: transformative experiences fostering life-long connections, challenging minds, and enabling inspirational volunteerism.
5 April 2024

Camp Horizon and the Young Adults Conference (YAC) 2024 proved to be transformative experiences for youth across Oceania. With themes of exploration in Islam and with aboriginal beliefs and connection, these spaces became much more than just camps – they were catalysts for personal growth, cultural appreciation, and community engagement.

Building Bridges: Auckland Jamatkhana hosts a Meet-and-Greet
Building Bridges: Auckland Jamatkhana hosts a Meet-and-Greet
17 February 2024

Building bridges: Auckland Jamatkhana hosts a Meet-and-Greet strengthening collaborative ties with stakeholders.

AGA KHAN CONCILIATION & ARBITRATION BOARD (AU, NZ & PNG)
AGA KHAN CONCILIATION & ARBITRATION BOARD (AU, NZ & PNG)
27 January 2024
The Conciliation & Arbitration Boards operate in over 19 jurisdictions and in over 25 countries around the world; along with a strong online presence to support individuals in remote locations.
Our presence in Australia, New Zealand & Papua New Guinea Region.
Ismaili CIVIC’s Christmas Donation drive makes a difference this Christmas for families in need
Ismaili CIVIC’s Christmas Donation drive makes a difference this Christmas for families in need
22 December 2023

ANZ Jamat through the Ismaili CIVIC Christmas Donation drive made Christmas a little more special for families in need reflecting the community’s ethic of civic engagement and good citizenship, exemplifying Islam’s core values of service, peace, compassion, and care for the vulnerable.

Michael Sukkar MP engages with leaders of the Ismaili Muslim Community in Melbourne
Michael Sukkar MP engages with leaders of the Ismaili Muslim Community in Melbourne
10 December 2023

Melbourne, 11 December 2023 – The leadership of the Council for ANZ were honoured to receive Michael Sukkar, Member of Parliament at the Melbourne Jamatkhana on Monday, 11 December 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity for discussion about the role and function of Mawlana Hazar Imam, the Ismaili Imamat and the Jamat Khana. Mr Sukkar showed keen interest in understanding the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and of its founder and Chairman His Highness the Aga Khan in improving the quality of life of the Jamat and of communities worldwide.

Building Bridges: MP Mary Doyle engages in ANZ Ismaili Games
Building Bridges: MP Mary Doyle engages in ANZ Ismaili Games
24 November 2023

MP Mary Doyle engages in ANZ Ismaili Games, witnessing our values of sportsmanship and community spirit.

Global Ismaili Civic Day 2023
Global Ismaili Civic Day 2023
18 October 2023

Ismaili CIVIC is a global programme under which the Shia Ismaili Muslim community across the world unites around its centuries-old tradition of serving humanity by rendering voluntary service to improve the quality of life of the communities in which they live, exemplifying Islam’s core values of service, peace, and compassion.

Umbrin Ali; A symbol of patience
Umbrin Ali; A symbol of patience
3 June 2023

Family is home; one where safety, security, peace, and love are found simultaneously. When it is dark, this home lights up through the presence of our parents, who are the source of our strength. Parents; the givers of love, without whom our lives seem incomplete, and whose presence we always pray for. Yet, some of these homes are left dark, with no light to shine.

This is a story of longing, love, and patience. This is the story of Umbrin Ali.

Ismaili Civic donates to Mahboba’s Promise
Ismaili Civic donates to Mahboba’s Promise
2 May 2023

During the month of Ramadhan, Ismaili Civic with generous donations from the Jamat collected over 40 school packs filled with stationary, books, toys, and lunch boxes. The school packs were gifted to orphans from the recent Afghan crisis, in collaboration with Mahboba’s Promise. Mahboba is the recipient of the Australian and NSW Human Rights Award for rescuing Afghan orphans from the recent crisis. The children were invited to the community Eid Celebration Picnic in Winston Hills and gifted the school packs.