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…

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.

Sydney’s Dawoodi Bohra community plant 400 trees at Oakhurst’s Aunty Mavis Halvorson Park

It’s hoped a tree planting drive in Oakhurst at the weekend will help build a greener tomorrow for western Sydney.

Members from Sydney’s Dawoodi Bohra community descended on Aunty Mavis Halvorson Park on Saturday to plant more than 400 trees in partnership with Blacktown Council.

Sydney Cricket League (SCL) 2018

4 – 18 Feb, Arthur Philip Reserve, Northmead, NSW, Australia As part of their celebrations of the 74th birthday of His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the Sports Committee of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Sydney organised a short overs cricket tournament based on the IPL format. This tournament had four sponsored teams who donned the…