The Islamic Council of Victoria has welcomed the findings of the Senate Inquiry on Halal Certification, however, is still concerned that tax-payer funds have been wasted. The Senate Inquiry on Food Certification […]
Wednesday, September 9 2015 ICV urges PM to be fair and transparent in refugee intake The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) cautiously welcomes the announcement that Australia’s humanitarian migrant intake will be […]
Islamic Councils across Australia strongly reject a government proposal to revoke Australian citizenship for those suspected of carrying out a terrorist act.
The ICV is urging Australia to take positive steps to avert a humanitarian crisis.
The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) is concerned that not enough is being done to promote and sustain social cohesion in Australia.
Mr Fraser was a man of wisdom and compassion who was also a voice of reason on social and humanitarian issues.
Press release: The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) Tuesday, February 24 2015 PM needs to unify community, not lecture to The Sydney siege and the subsequent deaths of three people were a result […]
The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) joins in the chorus of Australian organisations calling for an end to children in detention within Australia, Nauru and Manus Island.
The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) refutes ill-considered comments made by senator Jacqui Lambie regarding halal certification. Ms Lambie stated yesterday “(The loopholes) could allow financing of terrorists and Australia’s enemies through […]
Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, September 24 2014 It is with deep sorrow that we note last night’s tragic events. Events that, on face value, should not have cost […]
ICV: In accordance with our community consultation last week, ICV executives met with the Attorney General and his advisors on Friday 5 September. The meeting was attended by approximately 40 community representatives […]
On Sunday 24 August the ICV held an information session for member societies and members of the community. Approximately 80 people attended to be briefed on important developments that had impacted on […]
“You have got to be able to debate, and using that term is almost an attempt to stop or to shut down debate.”
The Prime Minister’s public comments today are clearly at odds with his espoused desire to engage with the Muslim community. Clearly this is not genuine and is nothing more than a token gesture to tick the box marked ‘consultation’ before proceeding to do as he pleases.
The ICV’s response to reports in today’s paper. 11 August 2014. The Islamic Council of Victoria notes the reports today in The Australian depicting events in Iraq. The Islamic Council of Victoria […]
PRESS RELEASE: ICV’S response to National Security legislation Saturday, August 9 2014 The Islamic Council of Victoria notes the announcement this week by the Prime Minister and the Attorney General relating to […]
On Tuesday, August 5 the Prime Minister and the Attorney General announced firstly that the proposed changes to the Anti Discrimination Act would not go ahead and secondly that there will be an […]