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ALMA AGM held on 25th August 2012

An ALMA AGM was held on Saturday 25th August 2012.

The following matters were brought up by the membership and discussed during this AGM.

  • Previous minutes
  • Accounts for Financial year 2011/2012
  • Council charges for hall for ACEP classes
  • The Community Development Centre initiative
  • The Janaza Fund
  • Moon sighting for commencement of Ramadan



A new executive committee was unanimously elected into office by the membership for the period 2012-2014. The office bearers, duly elected, were:


  • Ubaidur Rahmaan - President
  • Ameer Faizal - Vice President
  • Rafi Mubarak - Secretary
  • AlisaBri Haniffa - Treasurer.

Committee Members:

  • Ramzeen Casim
  • Jabeer Cader
  • Makkeen Musthafa
  • Zameel Kaleel
  • Rumey Jiffrey
  • Sis. Zareena IBrahim
  • Sis. Kamila Firdouse
  • Br Fazal Bawa - finance auditor

For the current committee click here

After the acceptance speech by the incoming president, the meeting was adjourned and followed by a formal buffet dinner for all attendees.

At a later stage, the ALMA executive committee (EXCO), in line with the constitution nominated Brother Razikeen Dole and Sister Shimla Bawa as the EXCO members. In addition to this, Br Rumey Jiffrey was appointed as the Editor and Br Ramzeen Casim was appointed as the Liaison Officer to deal with the council related matters.

The event was well attended by a large cross section of the ALMA membership. All posts were filled unanimously.

Event Photos (click here)



Events & Activities
Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner function July 2016

ALMA had its annual Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner which also contained a segment of ACEP Ramadan competition prize giving as well. This function was attended by a sold-out record crowd of this nature ALMA ever had. It had several activities including trivia and kids games which kept all attendees fully engaged throughout the program.


Edul Fithr July 2016

Alhamdulillah, ALMA had a great Eid Celebration on 6 July 2016 at Turkish Mosque (Youth Centre) in Auburn. A large number of people attended for prayers and thereafter everyone exchanged salams and greetings with each other.

Ifthar function June 2016

On the invitation of the leader of the opposition (Parliament of NSW) and MP for Auburn, Hon Luke Foley, ALMA’s liaison officer Abdul Gafoor attended an Iftar function on 17th June 2016. Number of dignitaries including Grand Mufti of Australia, state and federal politicians, Islamic scholars, community leaders, leading school principals were among the invited guests.

Ramadan 2016

ALMA had its first (of the four) Ifthars this Ramadan on 11th June 2016 at Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah, over 400 people were estimated to be present. An inspiring speech was delivered by Zac Matthews (Dr Zachariah Matthews) soon after Magrib prayers.

ALMA had the opportunity to launch the much awaited JANAZA fund and introduce the Janaza Subcommittee on that night. Alhamdulillah, over 75 family and individual members were signed up for this programme immediately. Members were also generous enough to contribute to the annual dry-rations project - the funds of which will be sent to Sri Lanka and distributed among poor and needy families in various parts of Sri Lanka next week Insha Allah.