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Diversity & Dialogue Dinner 2016

Diversity & Dialogue Dinner 2016

This year QIS (Queensland Intercultural Society) held their Second Annual Diversity and Dialogue Dinner at Griffith University. Attendees ranged from ministers, members of Queensland parliament, academia and media, multi-faith and community leaders. Host of the night and Director of the Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue at Griffith University, Doctor Brian Adams humorously explained the […]

Peace & Dialogue Iftar Dinner 2015

Peace & Dialogue Dinner 2015   Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS) hosted its 8th Annual Peace & Dialogue Iftar Dinner at the Queensland Parliament House. Like every year the increasing diversity and multiculturalism present in the room brought another level to unity simply over the breaking of the Fast.   The program began with a warm welcome […]

Fethullah Gulen: ISIS Actions, Disgrace To Faith

Fethullah Gulen: ISIS Actions, Disgrace To Faith

FETHULLAH GULEN: ISIL ACTIONS, DISGRACE TO FAITH http://hizmetnews.com/13449/fethullah-gulen-isil-actions-disgrace-faith-2/#.VB6UxJSSySo Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen has sent out a strongly worded statement, against the barbarity of the ISIL militant group. “As a practicing Muslim, I strongly condemn the brutal atrocities of the ISIL terrorist group. Their actions are a disgrace to the faith they proclaim and are crimes […]

Media Iftar Dinner with Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) 2014

MEDIA IFTAR DINNER WITH SPECIAL BROADCASTING SERVICE (SBS)   Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS) organized Media Iftar Dinner with Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) on Thursday 24th July at the Hilton Hotel in Brisbane. Many distinguished guests attended Iftar dinner such as Excellences, Ministers, Members of Federal and Queensland Parliament, Member for Government Department Agencies, Academia, Media, […]

Gülen condemns ISIL atrocities in ads in leading newspapers in USA

Gülen condemns ISIL atrocities in ads in leading newspapers in USA

ISIS Cruelty Deserves Our Strongest Condemnation As a practicing Muslim deeply influenced by tenets of my faith, I strongly condemn the brutal atrocities of the ISIS terrorist group. Their actions are a disgrace to the faith they proclaim and are crimes against humanity. Religion provides a foundation upon which to establish peace, human rights, freedoms […]

Iftar Message from Hon Glen Elmes, Multicultural Minister

Iftar Message from Hon Glen Elmes, Multicultural Minister

“I would like to extend, on this special special occasion, my greetings to all Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. I was honoured to have been invited by the Queensland Intercultural Society to sponsor the first Newman Government’s Iftar Dinner at Parliament House and grateful for the opportunity to participate in the breaking of the daily fast. Queensland […]

Brief History of the Hizmet Movement

Brief History of the Hizmet Movement

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE GÜLEN MOVEMENT The Gülen movement incubated in 1960s, became nationwide in 1980s when it was recognized by masses and started to globalize in 1990s through educational initiatives in many countries. The movement (also known as Hizmet movement) started off late 1960s in Izmir, Turkey. We can better analyze Gülen movement if look […]

VIP Intercultural Study Tour to Türkiye

VIP Intercultural Study Tour to Türkiye

Intercultural Study Tour to Türkiye Travel to Timeless Cities & Civilizations Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS) is a dialogue think-tank and a social activist organization that have been operating since 2007, with an aim to strengthen social bonds and promote multiculturalism through social interaction. Our objective is to establish a better future for the common benefit […]

Welcome to the G20 Interfaith Summit

Welcome to the G20 Interfaith Summit

Welcome to the G20 Interfaith Summit   Economic Development & Religious Freedom November 16th – 18th, 2014 Worldwide, there is increasing recognition that faith and religion play a vital role in promoting peaceful and harmonious relationships within and between nations. However there are few examples of positive contributions faiths and religions make to social well-being […]

Peace and Dialogue Awards 2014

Peace and Dialogue Awards 2014

2014 QIS Peace and Dialogue Awards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17th, 2014 Queensland Intercultural Centre (QIS) will be honouring the 2014 2014 QIS Peace and Dialogue Awards at the Parliament House, Premier Hall  in Brisbane on Tuesday,  July 16th. The 2014 QIS Awards gala honours extraordinary individuals and organizations who have greatly contributed their time, […]

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Iftar Message from Hon Glen Elmes, Multicultural Minister

“I would like to extend, on this special special occasion, my greetings to all Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. I was honoured to have been invited by the Queensland Intercultural Society to sponsor the first Newman Government’s Iftar Dinner at Parliament House and grateful for the opportunity to participate in the breaking of the daily fast. Queensland […]