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Diversity and Dialogue Iftar Dinner 2017 with Griffith University

This year QIS will hold their Third Annual Diversity and Dialogue Dinner at Griffith University. Attendees will range from ministers, members of Queensland parliament, academia media, multi-faith and community leaders.

Peace and Dialogue Awards 2016

Peace and Dialogue Awards 2016

Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS) honored the 2016 QIS Peace and Dialogue Awards at the Parliament House, Premier Hall. The 2016 QIS Awards gala honors extraordinary individuals and organizations who have greatly contributed their time, energy, leadership and dedication to the cause of dialogue, peace, community service and understanding. Each award recognises the award recipient’s outstanding […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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 […]