About Islam in Australia

Muslims in Australia: The Building of a Community

The general picture of Muslims in Australia is of a predominantly urban, intricate mosaic of communities and relationships at various stages of development. … Overall, it is a success story, a remarkable achievement. In less than forty years, Muslim communities have established themselves and created social and community structures [...]

2017-09-20T16:20:41+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Searching for Identity: Muslims in Australia

For at least two centuries, Muslims have visited and worked in Australia. Malay fishers and divers were followed by Afghan camel drivers. However, large-scale Muslim settlement in Australia only began after World War II as a wave of people left behind conditions of economic hardship in search of a better [...]

2017-09-27T01:57:46+00:00 October 11th, 2014|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|

Islam in Australia

Muslims in Australia have a long and varied history Some of Australia’s earliest visitors were Muslim, from the east Indonesian archipelago. They made contact with mainland Australia as early as the 16th and 17th centuries. While most of their contributions were never truly acknowledged contemporaneously and Australia for the most [...]

2017-09-29T14:57:53+00:00 December 21st, 2013|Australia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|