Victoria: Tour of Australian Islamic Centre, Newport




The Brimbank Maribyrnong Interfaith Network will participate in Victoria’s Open Mosque Day and conduct a tour of the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport on Sunday 15 April 2018.


 

The Brimbank Maribyrnong Interfaith Network will participate in Victoria’s Open Mosque Day and conduct a tour of the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport on Sunday 15 April 2018.

The Brimbank Maribyrnong Interfaith Network (BMIN) will take part in the second annual Victorian Mosque Open Day. A bus of up to 45 participants will visit the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport.

The Newport Mosque is “perhaps the first truly contemporary Australian mosque … is an architectural and social marker of a new perception of Islam in Australia (see more at NGV). This visit will include guided tour lead by the mosque architect, the renowned Australian architect Glenn Murcutt.

The Mosque Open Day is state-wide annual event, run by Islamic Council of Victoria’s (ICV) is supported by the Victorian Multicultural Commission and Victorian Government (Office of Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion). You can find out more here.

Bus will pick up registered participants at 10:30am in front of VISY Cares Hub, Sunshine, and at 10:40am in next to Footscray Town Hall. Bus returns to both locations by 1:30pm.

The tour includes BBQ lunch provided at the Newport Mosque.

Those with their own transport can meet the BMIN group at the mosque at 11:00am. The Mosque is located at 23/31 Blenheim Rd, Newport.

Event Details

Program:Tour of the Australian Islamic Centre of Newport | Victorian Mosque Open Day
Date: Sunday 15 April 2018 Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Departure Location: 10:30am in front of VISY Cares Hub, 80B Harvester Rd, Sunshine 10:40am:
Departure Location: Footscray Town Hall, 61 Napier St, Footscray
Cost: Free
Catering: A BBQ lunch is provided at the Mosque
Bookings: Online at Eventbrite

 

 

 

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