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 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…

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…

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…

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…