Category Archives: Sydney

Dawoodi Bohras of Sydney Organise Christmas Toy Drive

The Dawoodi Bohra community in Sydney held the Anjuman-e-Burhani Christmas Toy Drive in partnership with the Salvation Army. The drive helped collect toys for the lesser privileged children in Western Australia during the Christmas Season.  Members of the Salvation Army were excited to collaborate with the community and spread smiles on the faces of young…

Bohras Help to Combat Bushfires

Australia is going through one of its worst bushfire seasons on record, especially in the state of New South Wales. Ten million hectares of land have been burnt nationwide, hundreds of properties destroyed and scores of people dead. In this time of national emergency, Hakimi Trust, an organisation founded and operated by individual members of…

Interfaith Gathering Held at NSW Parliament

The Dawoodi Bohra Community in Sydney attended an interfaith gathering held at the NSW Parliament on the 15th of November 2019. Religious heads and representatives from the Muslim, Hindu, Jewish and Christian faiths were in attendance. The event was organised by the Indian Crescent Society of Australia (ICSOA) which works for diversity, tolerance and integration to discuss…

Bohras Welcome Local MP to their Masjid

The recently elected Member of Parliament for Auburn, Honourable Lynda Voltz visited the Dawoodi Bohra masjid and community centre in Sydney. She was congratulated by community members on her victory and participated in a programme organised to celebrate the occasion. A brief orientation on the history and origins of the Bohra community was first presented,…

Hakimi Trust joins local charities in Sydney Upliftment Drive

Hornsby Advocate – Hornsby, NSW, Australia Hundred of families across the community have donated food, toys, gifts and money to the Hakimi Trust’s Christmas Appeal. The trust which is made up of dozens of Dawoodi Bohra community members from across the Hills and Hornsby, is collaborating with the Salvation Army this Christmas. Hills resident and Hakimi…