Author Archives: Affinity Intercultural Foundation

21 Aug

Abraham Conference 2016

21ST August 2016 Affinity Intercultural Foundation together with their partners the Jewish Board of Deputies, Uniting Church of Australia and Columban Mission Institute co-hosted the 2016 Abraham Conference: Hate Speech and Violence at the Parramatta Mission Fellowship Hall on Sunday ...

27 Jul

“I Condemn All Threats to Turkey’s Democracy”

SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — During the attempted military coup in Turkey this month, I condemned it in the strongest terms. “Government should be won through a process of free and fair elections, not force,” I said. “I pray to God for ...

19 Jul


19/07/2016   On Friday 15 July 2016, Turkey witnessed a coup attempt by sections of the military, which has left hundreds dead and over a thousand injured. We pray for God’s mercy on the deceased and express our sincerest condolences to ...

09 Jul

Parliament House of NSW Ramadan Iftar Dinner (2016)

The 2016 NSW Parliament Friendship and Dialogue Iftar took place at the NSW Parliament House, Strangers Lounge. Co-hosted by Affinity and NSW parliamentarians the Hon. John George Ajaka, MLC and the Hon. Sophie Cotsis, MLC, the event was attended by ...

08 Jul

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley’s speech at NSW Parliament House Iftar

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales   FULL SPEECH   Merhaba. [1] Firstly, I would like to pay my respects to the traditional owners and custodians of this land on which we ...