Paramedic Superstars- Victoria’s Own

Congratulations to the over 200 paramedics graduating today at the #AmbulanceVictoria ceremony. Remarkable young Victorians dedicating their craft to the selfless service of others. An absolute honour as an AV Board member, to witness this, with over 700 colleagues,...

The ISCV- Welcome Relief

Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the Islamic Shia Council of Victoria (ISCV) inaugural ‘Meet & Greet Dinner’. The ISCV is home to over 50 Shi’a organisations across Victoria whose role is to represent the Shi’a community and be the point of...

It’s a Raf: The Week in Review

And that’s a Raf.. ‘News Therapy’ for the week on Radio ABC Melbourne, summing up the big stories, from: the Essendon flight crash, Abbott/Turnbull antics, subverting stereotypes in advertising, faith leaders, poor sartorial choices, callous...

UN Hears About Violence Against Women- Australian Scene

Today as Chair of the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights, I participated in a consultation roundtable focusing on the experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse communities, with UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against women, its...