Welcome to the

Australian Arabic Council

Website

Our organisation is committed to human rights and community relations issues affecting the Australian Arabic culture and profile. You will note that we undertake a combination of proactive and reactive projects, whereby we are vigilant to changes in our environment, while endeavouring to make it a better place to live for all of us. We trust that your journey into our website will be enlightening and inviting, as we welcome your participation and contribution to any of our initiatives.

Current Issues

Coronavirus(COVID-19) – Update

Restrictions are currently in place to help slow the spread of coronavirus and save lives.  The AAC continues to engage with the relevant authorities and community leaders to help its community members navigate safely through the restrictions during these difficult and challenging times.

Victoria Premier Statement on restrictions over summer  – 06 December, 2020 Click Here

 

For the latest updates, please visit the The Australian Department of Health and related resources in Arabic.

Victoria new State-wide-restrictions, go to Department of Health and Human Services and related resources in Arabic.

LEBANON HARDSHIP APPEAL

The horrendous devastation in Lebanon caused by the catastrophic blast at the Port of Beirut on 4th August, has left many dead and injured along with over 300,000 homeless and billions of dollars in damages. This has extremely compounded the stress and hardship that the Lebanese people are already experiencing due to COVID-19 and a shattered economy.

The Australian Arabic Council is seeking your help with on the ground efforts to provide food, shelter and clothing to those effected in these continuing challenging times.

To find out how you can help go to AusRelief Beirut Crisis Appeal

Announcements

Statement by the Australian Arabic Council

Security breach with acts of banditry at El Guergarate crossing point 3 December, 2020  We refer with great concern to the recent developments at El Guergarate crossing point separating the Moroccan Sahara and Mauritania.  A group of militias had carried out acts of banditry, impeding the free movements of vehicles on the main trade route between Morocco and Mauritania whilst continuously harassing the local civilians. The polisario militiamen had illegally entered a restricted zone and remained there since the 21st of October,

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AAC Launches New Website

25 August, 2020 Today AAC launched it’s new website with a fresh modern look and improved functionality reflecting the urgent need to attract and utilise digital technology to navigate the C-19 State restrictions to continue connecting and communicating with the relevant AAC community. AAC Executive Director & Digital Strategy Advisor Will Abdo said “It’s paramount to have a clear, simple and effective digital communication platform in place, especially during these difficult times in order to update and keep our community

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AACCI Chairman Receives Peace Award From UPF Oceania

18 July, 2020  AACCI Chairman His excellency Mr Roland Jabbour OAM was today honoured with the prestigious award of “Ambassador For Peace” in recognition for his distinguished leadership and longstanding service in peacebuilding, public service and international trade relations. The award was presented by the Secretary-General of Universal Peace Federation Oceania Mr Greg Stone, during its Peace Talks webinar on the theme of “US-China Relations – Implications for Oceania Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universally Shared Values”. The event hosted a

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AAC Launches New Website

25 August, 2020 Today AAC launched it’s new website with a fresh modern look and improved functionality reflecting the urgent need to attract and utilise digital technology to navigate the

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