Category Archives: Melbourne

Meeting Captain Australia on his Big Walk

On Saturday, March 19th, children from the Melbourne Dawoodi Bohra community  interacted with Captain Australia Simon Harvey, a 51 year old cancer survivor, and congratulated him on his BIG Walk from Brisbane to Melbourne. They also took the opportunity to donate to the Kids’ Cancer Project, a cause which Simon seeks to support through this initiative.

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate Australia Day 2021

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Melbourne celebrated Australia Day 2021 by conducting a flag-hoisting ceremony in compliance with government regulations of social distancing. The ceremony was attended by Mr Peter Dimarelos from the city council who was impressed by the community’s activities in Melbourne and deeply held belief of patriotism as prescribed in a prophetic…

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate Republic Day of India

On January 26th 2020, representatives from the Dawoodi Bohra community in Melbourne joined dignitaries at the Consulate General of India to celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day. Officials from the Consulate General welcomed guests to the function, including students, businessmen and prominent members of the Indian community in Melbourne. Each year, the Consulate General encourages all…

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate India’s 73nd Independence Day

Melbourne is home to a number of Dawoodi Bohra families hailing from India. In the spirit of inclusiveness and patriotism, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Melbourne celebrated India’s 73rd Independence Day on the 15th of August, 2019.  The event was held at the Consulate General of India in Melbourne’s Central Business District, led by the…

Children in Melbourne Conduct Food Drive in Concert with Baptcare

This post has been edited in the interest of brevity, clarity and relevance according to our internal guidelines. In order to view the original full length post please click on the link below. Baptcare Every Saturday, the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community in Melbourne run a school which is attended by local children to practice their…

Dawoodi Bohra Communities in Australia Come Together to Help OzHarvest Raise Funds to Support its Food Assistance Drives

The Dawoodi Bohra community in Australia has joined hands with Ozharvest, a food rescue charity dedicated to feeding the hungry and eliminating food wastage across the food supply chain, especially at home. Community members across all six jamaats (centres) in Australia, namely: Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane have contributed to the cause with generous donations in the form of foodstuffs as well as monetary contributions throughout the Holy month which have amounted to over 10,000 Australian dollars.