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Community News

ALMA supports Serendib scholarship fund 2010

For the fifth consecutive year ALMA has supported the Serendib Scholarship Fund to assist needy students in Sri Lanka continue their studies in universities and Sharia Colleges. In the last four years ALMA members and friends contributed over $56,000 where Human Appeal International joined to boost the fund beyond $82,000.

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ALMA renews Regents Park Community Hub contract

ALMA is very pleased to inform the members and friends that the Auburn Council has renewed the lease to use the Regents Park Community Hall for year 2010/2011. The contract was signed this evening (26/08/2010) at the Auburn Town Hall and the lease is valid until 31/07/2011. The Community Hub is an initiative of the Auburn Council to provide active community based organisations in the Auburn area to use it's facilities for development activities.

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ALMA Website celebrates first anniversary

Alhamdulillah, ALMA website celebrates its first anniversary today. The website was formally launched during the welcome Ramadhan event on 16 August 2009 at the Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah the website has brought a number of news items during the last twelve months. The newly created section "Have Your Say" has 4 items already. Please visit the website for updated news items and write to us on matters that are of common interest and positive for the community.

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Appeal to help flood victims in Pakistan

Dear Brothers and Sisters
Assalamu Alaikum

We hope this Holy month of Ramadhan has helped you increase your Taqwa to Allah (SWT) and engage in rewarding activities including charity and caring for the poor and needy.

As you are well aware, the last three weeks has brought us memories of great natural disasters yet again. The magnitude of the disaster due to heavy flooding in Pakistan has been described as big as or bigger than that of the Asian Tsunami in December 2004.

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Who is eligible to receive Zakat?

We have received a number of enquiries asking who is eligible to receive Zakat, how to calculate and how much to pay and on what wealth is Zakat due etc. We have furnished below the English translation of the Qur'an sura 9 verse 60 that describes the eight categories of people who are eligible to receive Zakat with a brief explanation via examples. A Zakat calculator is also available to assist you calculate your Zakat dues taking into consideration the Nisab (minimum amount you should have possessed over a twelve month period). Please contact us to receive an electronic copy of the Zakat calculator.

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Premier hosts Iftar at NSW Parliament House

For the second consecutive year ALMA representatives were among those who were invited yesterday (23 Aug 2010) for Iftar at the NSW Parliament House  by Premier of NSW , Hon. Kristina Keneally to celebrate Interfaith Harmony. The Iftar at Parliament House concept during the month of Ramadhan is a legacy of former premier Hon. Bob Carr who introduced this initiative in 2004.

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AFP invites ALMA for Iftar

As an initiative of the community liaison division of the Australian Federal Police, the fourth consecutive Iftar event was held on Sunday 15 August 2010 at the Grand Royale Banquet Hall in South Street, Granville.

ALMA was invited for this Iftar function where AFP commissioner Mr. Tony Negus delivered the keynote address. AFP Sydney office commander Mr. David Stewart also spoke on the occasion. A Muslim Nashid group called "Ahbab El Mustapha" performed live as part of entertainment for the large gathering. This group sang two songs welcoming the month of Ramadhan. Several community leaders, diplomats from several overseas missions, national harmony day leaders, heads of government agencies and politicians attended the function.

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Young Achievers Awards Night

The 3rd Young Achievers Awards Ceremony to recognise and appreciate the achievements of our youth in various spheres especially who have excelled in their high school studies and embarked on tertiary education was held on 11 July 2010 at the Auburn Town Hall.

The Minister for Local Government, Juvenile Justice and MP for Auburn Hon. Barbara Perry was the chief guest. The Sri Lanka Consul General in Sydney Hon. P.D. Fernando, Mrs. Fernando, Auburn Mayor Hon. Hicham Zraika, Australian Federal Police Community Liaison Officer in Sydney Mr. Fady Taha and a number of other distinguist guests graced the occasion.

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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.

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