• 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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    Contact information and location details

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.

  • Coffee & Cars

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) and Albanian Moslem Society of Shepparton have come together to organise a ‘Coffee & Cars’ event to bring the broader community together and help raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital. Please view the attached flyer for more details and feel free to contact our office via email: admin@aais.org.au

  • BBQ Donated to Benevolence Australia

    On Saturday 18 February 2017, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) donated a new BBQ to Benevolence Australia to support the work they perform for new Muslims through events such as the 'Quarterly Convert Catch-Up'. Benevolence organise a number of education and social programs, which also includes 'Convert Care', that helps to cater for the needs of new Muslims, Muslims reconnecting with their faith, as well as people interested in learning more ...

  • Collection & Donation Towards Brunswick Mosque

    On Friday 10 February 2017, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) announced a collection towards the planned development of a Mosque by the Islamic Community Mili Gorus Australia (ICMGA). Alhamdulilah, $2,720 was raised through the kind and generous donations of members that attended the Friday prayer on the day. The construction of the Mosque, which is located in at the current ICMGA property in Brunswick, will begin in August of this year. If ...

  • Sister’s Islamic Information Session: The Art of Patience

    Upcoming SISTERS ONLY Islamic Information Session ... 'The Art of Patience - from the Prophetic example'. Join us for an evening of sisterhood Coffee and cake provided. Please refer to attached flyer for more details ... For further information please contact our office via email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests strictly observe parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting ...

  • Blood Drive – Final Group

    On Sunday 12 February 2017, the third group of financial members from the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) attended the final day of the AAIS's 'Blood Drive'. Fifteen (15) AAIS members attended the day, which was held at Red Cross Australia's Blood Donor Centre on Collins St, Melbourne. In all, a total of forty (40) members from our Society attended the three separate days, which were organised over three consecutive weeks, for this year's AAIS Blood ...

  • Member Mailout

    A member mail-out was successfully completed on Tuesday 7 February 2017. Insha-Allah, every Financial Member of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will receive the following items via post: • AAIS Member Newsletter - Edition 52 & 53 • Kid's Educational Program • Membership Renewal Reminder Notice On behalf of the AAIS Executive Committee, I sincerely thank everyone who assisted with completing the corresponding mail-out. SHPENDI SHABANI Committee Member DËRGIMI E LETRAVE ANTARËVE Të martën me 7 Shkurt 2017, postimi i letrave për anëtarët ...

  • Blood Drive – Group 2

    On Sunday 5 February 2017, the second group of Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) financial members made their way to the Australian Red Cross in Werribee to take part in the 'Blood Drive'. There were twelve (12) financial members that attended the day - many donated blood, while others provided some moral support in the noble quest to help save lives of their fellow Australians. The registration process is fairly brief. After completing a questionnaire, the friendly ...

  • Kid’s Educational Program

    Saturday 4 February 2017, marked the beginning of the first term of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) 'Kid's Educational Program'. Alhamdulilah, forty (40) children participated in the educational day, while parents enjoyed coffee, sweets and some social time in the AAIS Youth Centre's cafe. Both the Islamic and Albanian language classes, which operate at the Youth Centre every Saturday, are a free service offered to all financial members. This year, a new curriculum was adopted to ...

  • Kid’s Islamic & Albanian Language Classes – TERM 1

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Educational Programs (Term 1) for financial members begins this Saturday 4 February 2017. The course will provide a new interactive method of learning for students. For more information, please see the associated flyer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office via email: admin@aais.org.au. AAIS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IMPORTANT NOTE: Please ensure ...

  • Blood Drive – Group 1

    On Sunday 29 January 2017, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held the first of three group 'Blood Drives' through Australian Red Cross. Thirteen (13) financial members of the AAIS proudly and bravely donated blood to help their fellow Australians in need. The 'Blood Drive' was launched during an Information Session, which was held at the AAIS Youth Centre in December 2016, explaining the great reward placed in Islam on saving human life and how Muslims ...

  • 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 ...

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

    On Wednesday 25 January 2017, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its monthly AAIS Sisters Islamic Session. It was the first session for 2017 and marks the fifth consecutive year of holding the monthly classes for sisters at the AAIS's Multi Function Room. The topic was titled 'Private Women's Business' and the discussion was focused on various topics relating to women in an Islamic context such as relationships, marriage, childbirth and beautification. There ...

  • 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 ...

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