The Dawoodi Bohras of Australia & New Zealand

Six hundred families of the Dawoodi Bohra community have found a home Down Under and have been leading peaceful and productive lives along Australasian harbours since the early 1980s.

Arriving first in Sydney and then gradually spreading to different parts of the region, the community today has a pan-Australasian footprint, making it a valuable part of it’s vibrant and inclusive society.


Love of our country is a part of our faith

Throughout the world, Dawoodi Bohras are guided by their leader, the 53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. He encourages his followers, including those in Australia and New Zealand, to always remain loyal and law-abiding citizens and wholeheartedly contribute to the society in which they live.


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The Prophet Mohammed has taught Muslims that love for one’s country is an integral part of faith. With a focus on hard work and education, many Dawoodi Bohras run successful businesses: creating jobs, generating wealth, and contributing to the development of our nation.  With an emphasis on higher education for both men and women, the community includes many doctors, IT professionals, teachers, academics, public servants and business owners spread over Australia and New Zealand. Dawoodi Bohras are proud of the contributions they make to society and to the diverse fabric that underpins the nation’s rich values.
You are invited to contact us for more information on the Dawoodi Bohra communities of Australia and New Zealand and to arrange a visit to see our masjid.

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