Category Archives: News

06 Oct
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Multicultural Australia: Strong, United, Successful

On Thursday 28 September 2017, Affinity hosted a Lunchtime Lecture with the Hon. Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs. The program was facilitated by SBS World News presenter and journalist, ...

18 Aug
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Twin talks: A Recap of Professor Scott Alexander’s 2017 Sydney tour

Professor Scott Alexander, from the Chicago Catholic Theological Union delivered two talks during the Sydney leg of his Australia and New Zealand tour in August with a presentation titled, Reforming Reform: Hizmet and the survival of ‘Civil Islam’ in contemporary ...

17 Aug
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Abraham Conference 2017

On Sunday 16 July, an excited audience gathered at Parramatta Mission to listen to our panel of Muslim, Christian and Jewish speakers discuss pertinent issues related to living in a multi-faith and multicultural society. The panel was moderated by MC ...

29 Jun
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2017 Home Iftar Dinners

Affinity’s Home Iftar initiative has been a growing tradition since its inception in 2006. This year was no exception, with 18 Australian-Muslim families across Western Sydney opening their homes to share an Iftar meal with non-Muslim guests, including representatives from ...

29 Jun
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Experiencing love as a verb at the 2017 Building Harmony Ramadan Iftar Dinner

More than 120 people gathered to break bread in the spirit of love and friendship at the Iftar dinner held at Parramatta Mission. Hosted by the Uniting Church and the Affinity Intercultural Foundation, the gathering included local members of Parliament, ...

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