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Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

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The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... Read full article

Jet ski campaign sparks racism row

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A national Australian-Lebanese group has called on New South Wales Maritime to change a jet ski safety awareness campaign, which it says discriminates against ethnic communities and encourages racial profiling.... Read full article

It's almost SHOWTIME!

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Hooves, Horsepower and Heritage are some of the main themes as the Sydney Royal Easter Show returns in 2017. The largest ticketed annual event in the southern hemisphere runs from 6 April until 19 April at the Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park... Read full article

Arab Film Festival Australia 2013

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The 10th Arab Film Festival Australia will share the stories & culture of the Arab world with the Australian audience with an impressive program of six feature films & five short films from 10 countries. The festival will run from 27 June to 14 July... Read full article

Meet The Iraqi Refugee Who Tried To Repay Over $18,000 In Welfare Money After He Became A Success

by Ben Collins on

In 2009, Sam Eisho walked into the Centrelink office at Maroubra and tried to give the staff a cheque for more than $18,000. Told to line up at the end of the claims queue, he attempted to explain that he was there to pay back what he felt he owed.. ... Read full article

Same-Sex Marriage- There’s more to it than you think

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Rational debate on the impact of allowing same-sex marriage is being denied to ordinary Australians because those with opposing views fear being labelled as ‘homophobic’ or a ’right-wing extremist’ & potentially face attacks on their business or ...... Read full article

New Iraqi ambassador in Canberra

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ELEANOR HALL: The Iraqi embassy is due to be reopened in Canberra today. It closed in March last year at the start of the war with the United States. But now Iraqi representation is back in Canberra with the new ambassador, Ghanim Al Shibli.... Read full article

Schoolkids Bonus second instalment

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The Schoolkids Bonus second installment is being paid into parents accounts in July and we look forward to sharing this important information with your community.... Read full article

The Salvation Army Media Release

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Senator the Hon. Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, gave the keynote address at the launch of The Salvation Army’s 2011 Red Shield Appeal to ethnic communities... Read full article

The 15+ best things to do in Beirut

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A Beirut cliché, but essential nonetheless, a stroll along the Corniche at sunset affords a glimpse of the city in all its glory.... Read full article

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