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1 July Coming of the Light: Everything You Need to Know on the Day of Significance

By Nebras Sawalha / June 24, 2021

Australia is a country of diverse cultures. There are many celebrations and holidays recognised in this vast land that have come from different cultural backgrounds 1 July is Coming of the Light Day in Australia. It’s a day to celebrate living on the continent as well as sharing a sense of nationhood. The “Coming Of The Light”…

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I want to mentor other: 10 tips on how to make a positive impact on others

By Nebras Sawalha / June 3, 2021

Mentorship can be a profound opportunity for professional development for both parties. It can be an eye-opening experience, especially for new mentors that have an understanding of career development. Below, we’ve listed 10 tips you need to know if you want to build or improve your mentoring relationship. 1. Approach each mentorship differently. While you…

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Muslims in Australia: The Bond Between Indigenous Australians and Islam

By Nebras Sawalha / May 24, 2021

Muslims in Australia come in all shapes and sizes. More than 1,000,000,000 Australians identify themselves as Muslims. That counts for more than three per cent of the country. Many people think that Australian Muslims come from abroad. It is true that there are thousands of Muslims from Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. But it is…

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26 May National Sorry Day: Everything You Need to Know

By Nebras Sawalha / May 23, 2021

National Sorry Day is coming up in a few days. Have you ever wondered if you know the whole story? Australia holds 26 May National Sorry Day every year, yet many people do not know what it represents. We are here to tell you about the history of National Sorry Day, what it means, and how to honour it…

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How Super Is Taxed in Australia: A Superannuation Guide For Beginnersal in Australia?

How Super Is Taxed in Australia: A Superannuation Guide For Beginners

By Nebras Sawalha / May 10, 2021

It’s a worry that’s on everybody’s mind: “How will I get on in my golden years?” Fortunately, for residents of Australia, the superannuation programme handles those retirement concerns. Employees can rest assured that they can live life comfortably after their working years. But what are the tax implications of our super contributions? These are things…

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Making the best Middle Eastern pancakes : Qatayef with Shaikh Abu Adnan and The Shahrouk Sisters

By Nebras Sawalha / May 8, 2021

Learn how to make the best (Qatayef, Atayef) the Middle East’s pancakes, with Shaikh Abu Adnan and The Shahrouk Sisters. Continuing our exciting Ramadan series on mouth-watering cuisines from around the world, the Shahrouk sisters are very excited to present our next guest. Australian-born Muslim women from a Lebanese background, the Shahrouk Sisters – Halla, Houda, Leeann and Rouba – were…

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How to make the best Stuffed Grape Vine Leaves, Warak Enab for Ramadan? Cooking with Dalya Ayoub and Shahrouk Sisters

By Nebras Sawalha / May 2, 2021

How to Make the Best Stuffed Grape Vine Leaves, Warak Enab, Dolma for Ramadan with Dalya Ayoub Crescent Wealth has teamed up with the Shahrouk sisters to bring an incredible Ramadan cooking series to our members and community. Featuring renowned guests and community influentials, this show will provide new insight into the culinary storm that comes with…

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How to Invest Halal In Australia

By Nebras Sawalha / April 28, 2021

Through only 3% of the Australian population is Muslim, we are a growing group. We are shaping cultural touchstones to meet our own cultural needs and ethical standards. Though this extends to many facets of life, one of the most difficult to incorporate is typical financial services. Are you looking for a way to invest your…

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Despite this, many depictions of Muslim characters in western cinema are underdeveloped or perpetuate stereotypes. This can make finding a decent movie featuring Muslim characters a challenge. Fortunately, we're here to help.

15 Western Must Watch Movies That Portray Muslims in a Positive Light

By Nebras Sawalha / April 24, 2021

There are currently more than 2 billion Muslims living around the world. This means we make up a significant proportion of the global population. Despite this, many depictions of Muslim characters in western cinema are underdeveloped or perpetuate stereotypes. This can make finding a decent movie featuring Muslim characters a challenge. Fortunately, we’re here to help. If you’re…

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Jihad Dib MP with Lean and Rouba Shahrouks

How to Make the best Middle Eastern Aussie BBQ for Ramadan? Cooking with Mr Jihad Dib MP and Shahrouk Sisters

By Nebras Sawalha / April 20, 2021

How to make the best Middle Eastern Aussie BBQ with Mr Jihad Dib MP The community, also known as Ummah is at the heart of living a good life. From the memories we share to the smiles we exchange, from the loving embraces to the dialogues we enrich our lives with – these are fascinating…

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