2020 was a year like no other. The global pandemic has presented huge challenges to the health and wellbeing of people throughout the world. Millions have succumbed to the coronavirus, lives have been disrupted and national economies shaken.
This stamp issue pays tribute to the workers in the frontline of the pandemic in Australia. By putting their own safety at risk to assist and protect other Australians, these brave individuals have been indispensable in helping us through the insidious effects of Covid-19.
The Australian government has announced the closure of a detention center in Melbourne, one of the nine facilities used to lock up immigrants who arrived in the country without papers. The government called the decision to close the facility a “milestone in the ramping-down of Australia’s onshore immigration detention network”.
“Have ye taken security from Him Who is in the heaven that He will not cause the earth to swallow you when lo! it is convulsed?” Surah Al-Mulk – The Noble Qur’an –
Muslim woman thrown off moving train in Australia
The victim had her head bashed into the wall of the train a number times by an unknown woman who was shouting abuse before being pushed off the train.
A 26-year-old Muslim woman suffered injuries after being racially abused, assaulted and thrown off a moving train in Australia’s Melbourne last week, in an alarming Islamophobic attack.
Detective Senior Constable Michael Potter was quoted by 9News on Monday saying the attack had a “massive effect” on the victim, calling it “totally unacceptable.” more World Bulletin / News Desk
Malaysia, Australia launch young Muslim exchange program AUDIO: Australian FM announces exchange with Malaysia to foster moderate Islam (ABC News) Australia’s Foreign Minister Bob Carr says six young Australians with Islamic backgrounds will be able to hone their leadership skills during an…
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Allaah, The Almighty and Only God, says (which means): “Does any of you wish that he should have a garden with date-palms and vines and streams flowing underneath, and all kinds of fruit, while he is stricken with old age, and…
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