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Message of Hon Jean-Louis Cardinal Tauran

We wish to assure you of our prayerful solidarity during this time of fasting in the month of Ramadan and the celebration of‘Id al–Fitrthat concludes it, and we extend to you our heartfelt best wishes for serenity


Message of Father Rod Bower

Ecologically speaking Australia is identified as one of the world’s 17 “megadiverse” countries. Together, these 17 countries harbour more than 70% of the Earth’s species.


Message of the Hon Robin Scott Minister for Multicltural Affairs VIC

I send my warmest regards to the Indian Crescent Society of Australia, and wish you a memorable Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr.


Message of the Hon Jihad Dib Shadow Minister for Education NSW

Eid al Fitr for me is about spending time with loved ones and reflecting on the past month. It is always heart- warming to see how different cross- sections of the community come together during Ramadan, for the simple act of sharing a meal.


Message of Dr Tim Soutphommasane Race Discrimination Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission

To the members of ICSOA, Eid Mubarak. And my congratulations on ICSOA marking its one year anniversary of incorporation. Indian Muslims have made, and continue to make


Next issue of ICSOA-Newsletter

Shall be published in July 2017
Dead line for articles/information is 5th July 2017
In July’s newsletter, we shall cover topics on:

World Population

Child Labour

Blood Donation

Please email input on [email protected]


Future Events


22nd June 2017- NSW Parliament (4PM)

Visit of Dr Murtaza Ali to NSW parliament at 4 PM Dr Ali is a current Member Judicial of Central Administrative Tribunal, India . His profile is as: http://cgat.gov.in/murtazaali.pdf
Venue-NSW Parliament
Pls RSVP on [email protected] by 21st June , if you want to visit .


2nd July 2017- at Dundas Community Center, 27 Sturt Street, Telopea (6 PM)

Ghazal program is arranged by Hindi Gaurav for the visiting Indian Gazal artist Mr. Sudhir Narayan. Few free passes for ICSOA members have been arranged.
Venue- Dundas Community Center, 27 Sturt Street, Telopea
Please RSVP on [email protected] by 26th July 2017, if you are interested to attend.


9th July 2017- ICSOA-Stall at MEFF
(11 AM onwards)

Blood donation Drive- Joint participation of ICSOA and MEFF with Australian Red Cross at EID Festival.
Venue- Fairfield Showground , 494 Smithfield Road, Fairfield
Please RSVP on [email protected]


22nd July 2017-Max Webber Library Blacktown ( 2 PM)

In partnership with the Blacktown State Library. This is a community education seminar on Tackling childhood obesity. The key-note speaker will be Dr. Habib Bhurawala, Paediatrician at Nepean Hospital.
Venue-Max Webber Library , Blacktown
Please RSVP on [email protected]


29th July 2017- Western Sydney University (7PM)

An award winning docudrama film about Muslim-Christian peace making arranged by Uniting Church of Australia and Affinity International Foundation. ICSOA is supporting this event and ticket is $ 10
Venue-Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Campus , Sirian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium Building EE, Room G.19 ( Cnr of Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive ( Entrance via Victoria Road), Parramatta
Pls reserve your ticket , please visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-sultan-and-the-saint-sydney-premiere-screening-tickets-34350490241


15th August 2017

Indian Flag Hosting Ceremony –Venue and time will be confirmed later


19th August –Consular Camp for Indian Visa and VFS - Berala Community Center (2.30PM)

Information session & grievances related to Indian Passport, OCI, Visa and other Consular Services with VFS and Consul of Indian Consulate Sydney.
Venue-Berala Community Center , 98-104 Woodburn Road , Berala
Please RSVP on [email protected]


9th September 2017

ICSOA-Legal- A community education seminar on Police & your rights as citizen
Venue and time will be confirmed later



Your contact in ICSOA

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