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…

Eid Gathering in Auckland

Anjuman-e-Saifee Auckland organised an Eid gathering which was attended by: Phil Twyford, Minister for housing and transport, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister. Kanwalij Bakhshi, Member of Parliamnet. Chris Carter, former Minister of Education and Ethics. The gathering was a great success with a special presentation by young children to showcase the philosophy and functioning…

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,…

Phil Twyford Visits Dawoodi Bohra Centre After Terror Attack

Member of Parliament from the Labour Party Honourable Phil Twyford was accompanied by Priest Gary Revenend and select members of the Christian community during a visit to the Dawoodi Bohra community centre in Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday the 24th of March The visit was intended as an expression of interfaith solidarity in the aftermath…

In Solidarity and In Love – After Christchurch Shootings

Updated 17/03/2019: In the wake of the horrific terror attacks that shook Christchurch, a community camp was setup in the vicinity of the attacks in order to provide support and nourishment to those that were affected. Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community residing in Christchurch lent a hand to this effort by providing foodstuffs as…

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.

Bohras in New Zealand Partner with Salvation Army

The Holy month of Ramadan is a month of charity and goodwill. Like most Muslims around the world, the Dawoodi Bohras go to special lengths during this Holy month to extend a warm hand of compassion towards the less fortunate in society. Community members in New Zealand have partnered with the Salvation Army food bank which…

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.