• Islamic Services

    The AAIS provides various Islamic services for the Albanian Community.

  • Youth Centre

    Find out more information about the AAIS Youth Centre

  • Testimonials

    Testimonials on work performed for the Albanian Muslim community in Australia

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Mission Statement - Qëllimi i Shoqatës

Preserving the culture and identity of the Albanian Muslim community and promoting mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among other communities in Australia.
Ruajtja e identitetit të komunitetit Shqiptar Musliman dhe promovimin e harmonisë, mirëkuptimit reciprok me komunitetet tjera në Australi.

  • Sister’s Islamic Information Session: Private Women’s Business

    The next SISTERS ONLY Islamic Information Session is titled: 'Private Women's Business'. *** This is a strictly 18+ session! *** Please refer to attached flyer for more information ... For further details on the corresponding event, please contact our office via email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting our Society.

  • Blood Drive

    As announced last Friday night, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) is organising its fourth 'Blood Drive'. To date, there are two (2) group booking - one in late January and the other in early February 2017 - as well as a tentative reservation for a third group booking. The AAIS Executive Committee kindly reminds its financial members that a registration form needs to be completed prior to taking part in this event. For more information about the ...

  • Kid’s Movie Night – Pete’s Dragon

    On Saturday 14 January 2017, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a Kids Movie Night, which featured the new release PETE'S DRAGON, at the Youth Centre. About twenty (20) kids headed upstairs at 7pm with their pillows to watch Pete's Dragon and enjoy some popcorn and treats. After the movie kids enjoyed some Halal Pizza kindly donated by an AAIS financial member. The Movie Night also gave parents an opportunity to enjoy a coffee together as well ...

  • AAIS Youth Group – Summer BBQ

    On Saturday 7 January 2017, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Youth Group hosted their first ever 'Summer BBQ' at the beautiful Yarraville Gardens. Despite the blistering heat, thirty members of the AAIS youth embraced the summer sun and gathered together for a day of outdoor sports and a sizzling BBQ. With the event starting at 4pm, it wasn't long before the cool weather change swept over. The day had something for everyone, some enjoying socialising and ...

  • Information Session – Giving Blood

    On Friday 30 December 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised an information session for financial members at the Youth Centre titled ‘Giving Blood’. The presentation, which was delivered by Amina Ymer, provided valuable information about giving blood, while also encouraging financial members to join the Society's upcoming AAIS 'Blood Drive'. Some of the points covered in the presentation are as follows: - Who can give blood - How often blood may be donated - ...

  • 3 Year Anniversary for Youth Centre

    On Saturday 17 December 2017, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) celebrated the third anniversary of its Youth Centre. Over two-hundred and fifty members of the Society participated in the ‘Barbeque Fundraiser’. To thank financial members for their donations to date, which have exceeded four-hundred thousand dollars, a free BBQ was served on the day. Other activities organised for the event included the likes of a Jumping Castle, Kids Play Area, Sumo Wrestling and Reptile Show, which as ...

  • Collection for Syrian Refugees of Aleppo

    On Friday 16 December 2016, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a Friday collection for Syrian refugees of Allepo. Alhamdulillah, the AAIS raised three-thousand two hundred and sixty-five ($3,265) dollars towards the appeal. For more information about how to make a donation towards the corresponding appeal, the AAIS Executive Committee encourages financial member to visit Human Appeal International's (HAI) website or contact their office in Australia. RIZA ZENELI Vice President Mbledhje e Donacioneve për Refugjatët ...

  • Sister’s Info Session: Islamic Medical Ethics – Part III

    Upcoming SISTERS ONLY Islamic Information Session ... 'Islamic Medical Ethics - Part II'. Join us for an evening of sisterhood Coffee and cake provided Please refer to attached flyer for more information .. For further information please email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting our Society.

  • Albanian Day Festival

    On Sunday 11 December 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the annual Albanian Day Festival. This year, the event was held at Yarraville Gardens. Members of the AAIS Executive Committee and Women’s Committee arrived in the morning to set-up the traditional AAIS Stall for the day. Alhamdulilah, it was a beautiful summer day in Melbourne to mark Albanian’s Independence Day. There was plenty of food, Albanian cultural music and dance throughout ...

  • Basics in First Aid

    On Friday 2 December 2016, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special 'Information Session', which was titled ‘Basics in First Aid’, for financial members at the Youth Centre The ‘hand’s on’ presentation, which was performed by Dr. Mohammed Awad, covered the fundamental aspects of First Aid, namely Airways, Breathing and Compression (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR). The presentation was delivered in a manner that provided plenty of opportunity for interaction with financial ...

  • Visit by Bialik Jewish College

    On Monday 28th November 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) played host to eighty (80) students and five (5) staff members from Bialik College. This was the second time that the AAIS received a visit from Bialik College, which is a Jewish faith based school in Hawthorn East, after a successful and well received first visit. On arrival, our guests were seated in the AAIS Multi-Function Room, where a brief presentation was provided on the Albanian ...

  • Trivia Social Night

    On Saturday 19 November 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its third annual Trivia Night at the AAIS Youth Centre. The night began with a delicious dinner on offer at the AAIS Youth Centre café that was kindly prepared by AAIS volunteers. After dinner, eleven teams battled it out over seven rounds of trivia hosted by Dr. Mohamed Awad. The topics included General Knowledge, Entertainment, Sport, History and Geography, Nature and Science, as well as ...

  • Përshtypjet e Mysafirit të Parë të AAIS

    Nga data 31 gusht 2016 e deri 4 tetor të këtij viti pata rastin që të isha mysafir i Shoqatës Islamike Shqiptare Australiane. Ky nder ishte shumë i veçantë për mua pasi që unë isha imami i parë mysafir i qendrës më të vjetër dhe më të rëndësishme të fesë dhe kulturës sonë në Australi. Shoqata Islamike Shqiptare në Australi është institucion model. Nuk e them këtë sa për të ‘larë gojën’, por jam shumë i ...

  • Friendship Walk

    On Sunday 6 November 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) co-hosted the second Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) ‘Friendship Walk’, which attracted over two-hundred people from the respective community’s of the three ‘Abrahamic faiths’, as well as members of the general public. The day began in the early afternoon at the St. Peters Eastern Hill Anglican Church where participants were warmly welcomed by JCMA’s President, Rabbi Ralph Genende. The Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Hon. Robin ...

  • Donation Towards Australian Islamic Centre

    On Saturday 5 November 2016, members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Executive Committee, along with some financial members, traveled to Newport to view work being performed on the construction of the new Australian Islamic Centre (AIC). Well before any foundations were laid, the planned construction of the AIC created a considerable amount of attention, both nationally and internationally. The interest was sparked by the fact that the architect for the project is Australia's own ...

  • Sister’s Information Session: Islamic Medical Ethics – Part II

    Upcoming SISTERS ONLY Islamic Information Session ... 'Islamic Medical Ethics - Part II'. Join us for an evening of sisterhood Coffee and cake provided Please refer to attached flyer for more information .. For further information please email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting our Society.

  • Albanian Youth Survivor

    On Sunday 30 October 2016, forty members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) youth made their way to the Youth Centre filled with anticipation and excitement for the night ahead. Inspired by the T.V Show ‘Survivor,’ the AAIS Youth Group held their very own ‘Survivor’ themed event, but with an Albanian twist! The atmosphere right from the beginning was phenomenal with the air thick with enthusiasm and camaraderie. The evening kicked off with the handing out ...

  • National Mosque Open Day

    On Saturday, 29 October 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the national event 'National Mosque Open Day'. Alhamdulilah, this is the second consecutive year the AAIS has taken part in this wonderful event and I can truly say that it was a wonderful success. Our Society received a mixture of visitors from all walks of life and backgrounds, some of whom travelled a great distances to visit our beloved ...

  • AAIS Receives Correspondence from Orphans

    Recently, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received correspondence from two (2) orphans from Kosova that the Society sponsors through Human Appeal International (HAI). Alhamdulilah, both orpans are in good health and also doing very well with their education. The AAIS Executive Committee first initiated the sponsorship of two orphaned children by our Society after the Kosova war and again opened sponsorship for another two (2) children, who are from Arche in Indonesia, immediately after the Tsunami ...

  • Visit By Teachers from St. Thomas More School

    On Thursday 20 October 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from teachers and staff from Saint Thomas More School in Mount Eliza. In all, over thirty (30) guests attended the AAIS Presentation and Tour, which for many of the attendees was their first experience at visiting an Islamic Society and Mosque. At the end of the presentation, our guests were encouraged to ask questions about the Society and Islam. Alhamdulillah there were many ...

  • Sister’s Information Session: Islamic Medical Ethics

    Upcoming SISTERS ONLY Islamic Information Session ... 'Islamic Medical Ethics'. Join us for an evening of sisterhood Coffee and cake provided Please refer to attached flyer for more information .. For further information please email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting our Society.

  • Movie Night – ALI

    On Saturday 8 October the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a Movie Night at its Youth Centre. The night began with a delicious Turkish-inspired dinner, followed by a screening of the film "Ali", which recounts the life and career of the late Muhammad Ali. Over seventy (70) financial members enjoyed a relaxing social night with friends and family, sharing popcorn and sweets throughout the evening. On behalf of the AAIS Executive Committee, I sincerely thank everyone who ...

  • Farewell Dinner for Guest Imam – Agron Terziqi

    On Tuesday 4 October 2016, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a farewell dinner for Imam Agron Terziqi. The dinner was also an opportunity for the Executive Committee to convey its sincere appreciation to Imam Agron for his tenure as Guest Imam of the AAIS, which he carried out with the utmost enthusiasm and professionalism. His engagement as Guest Imam of the AAIS was a unique experience for the AAIS representing ...

  • Members Flock to the Youth Centre Every Friday Night

    It was another busy evening at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Youth Centre on Friday 30 September 2016. The upstairs Education and Learning area was filled with financial members who arrived nice and early to listen to Imam Agron Terziqi's talk about "The Importance of Keeping Ones Faith". After the Islamic Information Session, the kids Indoor Soccer Tournament, which was organised by AAIS volunteer Vergim Fejzullai, kicked off in the Sports and Recreation Area. In what was ...

  • Annual General Meeting

    On Sunday 25 September 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Financial Year 2015-2016 at the AAIS Youth Centre. The AGM was well attended by financial members enabling the meeting to proceed on the day. The meeting was officially opened by President Vahid Goga, who welcomed financial members to the AGM. The recitation of the Holy Qur’an was performed by Executive Board member Shpendi Shabani, who subsequently went ...

  • Bayram Celebration

    After receiving an unusually low number of responses to invitations for the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) annual formal 'Bayram Dinner Function', which was scheduled to be held at the Palm Reception on Saturday 17 September 2016, the Executive Committee promptly organised a casual event on the same evening for financial members and their families at the Youth Centre. Although there was limited time to promote the event, over two hundred and fifty (250) financial members ...

  • Kurban Bayram – Eid ul-Adha Day

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) wishes every Muslim - HAPPY E'ID ul-Adha. Peace, harmony, happiness and prosperity always be with you. VAHID GOGA President DITA E KURBAN BAJRAMIT Shoqate Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) i uron të gjithë Muslimanëve - GËZUAR KURBAN BAJRAMIN. Paqja, harmonia, lumturia e begatia qofshin gjithmonë me ju. VAHID GOGA Kryetar

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