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Nora Amath: QIS Award Recipient 2016

Nora Amath: QIS Award Recipient 2016

The recipient of this award is a community worker, an academic, author, human rights advocate and interfaith leader, passionate about helping others and promoting peace. She has completed her PhD in sociology of religion in 2014 and is a well-published researcher and author in the fields of community development, multiculturalism, social inclusion and Islam-West relations. […]

Community Leadership Award 2016

Community Leadership Award 2016

The recipient of the award is a career Police Officer with 40 years of service having held numerous senior positions across a broad range of portfolios within the QPS. He is the recipient of the Australian Fulbright Professional Scholarship, Australian Police Medal, National Emergency Medal, National Police Service Medal, National Medal, Commissioner’s Award for Meritorious […]

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 […]

Home Iftars 2014 with VIP guests in QLD

Home Iftars 2014 with VIP guests in QLD

VIP HOME IFTAR DINNER IN QLD The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry and his wife, Trevor Watts MP, Member for Toowoomba North, Associate Professor Talal Yousif and his Wife The Home Iftars have been a growing tradition since its inception in 2007. This year was no exception for Queensland Intercultural Society as 15 Australian-Muslim […]

QIS Peace & Dialogue Awards 2014

QIS Peace & Dialogue Awards 2014

QIS was presented ‘QIS Peace & Dialogue Awards 2014’. Each award recognises the award recipient’s outstanding contribution to the understanding, appreciation, facilitation and promotion of dialogue between members of the various faith, no-faith and cultural communities.  Contributions include engaging people as relevant, from both one’s own faith or cultural tradition and other faith and cultural […]

QLD Parliament House Iftar Dinner 2014

QLD Parliament House Iftar Dinner 2014

This year, Queensland Intercultural Society hosted its 7th Annual Parliament House Peace & Dialogue (QISP&D) Iftar Dinner with parliamentarian regular co-hosts The Hon Glen Elmes MP, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs and Minister Assisting the Premier, from the government and the Hon Desley Scott MP from the opposition. Held at the […]

LOVE IS A VERB

LOVE IS A VERB

THE STORY Love Is a Verb is an examination of a social movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that began in Turkey in the l960s and now reaches across the globe. The group is called Hizmet, the Turkish word for service or The Gulen Movement after its inspiration, leader and beloved teacher Fethullah Gulen, a […]

Media Iftar Dinner with SBS (Special Broadcasting Service)

Media Iftar Dinner with SBS (Special Broadcasting Service)

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, Multifaith […]

2013 QLD Peace and Dialogue Award Ceremony held at the Parliament House

2013 QLD Peace and Dialogue Award Ceremony held at the Parliament House

2013 QLD Peace and Dialogue Award Ceremony held at Parliament House  The recipients of these awards have demonstrated the will and courage to be ambassadors of goodwill. They express the desire to embrace a diverse and multicultural Australia, where there is no fear, mistrust and suspicion but an Australia defined by mate ship, a fair […]

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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 […]