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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.

  • Bringing Three Generation Together

    Another very pleasing aspect, which I and many others notice on a weekly basis at the AAIS Youth Centre, is the fact that it brings three generations (children, parents and grandparents) of the AAIS community together ...

  • ABC Radio: Interview on BESA Exhibition

    On Tuesday 14th April 2015, the 'BESA: A Code of Honour' exhibition was the topic of discussion on the ABC's 'Drawing Room' radio program. Former AAIS President, Dashmir Balla, and Curator of the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Jayne Josem, were both interviewd on the program ...

  • Family Conflict

    The AAIS Women's Committee will be holding its next monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 6th May 2015 ... *** LADIES ONLY EVENT ***

  • Kids Pizza & Movie Night Sleepover

    After the success of previous Kids Holiday Sleepover events, which have been held at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Multi-Purpose Room in the past, the AAIS Women's Committee hosted a "Kids Pizza and Movie Night Sleepover" at the AAIS Youth Centre ...

  • Join AAIS in Run Melbourne 2015

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will once again participate in the 'Run Melbourne' event. The AAIS is raising funds for 'The Kid's Cancer Project'. Join the AAIS team on Sunday 26 July 2015 to run / walk for charity, or make a donation towards this good cause. Click the following link to join the AAIS team: AAIS Team Click the following link ...

  • Collection for Royal Children’s Hospital

    Over two (2) consecutive Friday prayers, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted a collection for the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH). The collection has become a long held tradition of the AAIS, which made its first recorded donation to the RCH back in 1971 ...

  • Albanian Islamic Societies Collective Meeting

    The bi-annual meeting between the four Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria was organised and held at the Australian Albanian Prespa Association on Saturday 22nd March 2015 ...

  • AAIS Information Session – Cyber Bullying

    As part of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) ongoing Educational Program for its financial members and their families, the Committee organised a special ‘AAIS Information Session’ on ‘Cyber Bullying’ ...

  • Muslim Student Awards 2015

    On Sunday 22 March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the 8th annual Human Appeal International (HAI) Year 12 Muslim Achievement Awards ceremony ...

  • Launch of ‘BESA: A Code of Honour’ Exhibition

    On Wednesday 11 March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) along with the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) and Courage to Care formally launched the ‘BESA: A Code of Honour’ exhibition at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Elsternwick ...

  • Visit by St. Jude’s Catholic Primary School

    On Friday 6 of March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from staff of St Jude’s Parish Catholic Primary School in Langwarrin ...

  • AAIS Youth Centre – 1 Year Anniversary

    To commemorate the one year anniversary of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Youth Centre, the AAIS was delighted to hold a celebratory event on Saturday 7 March 2015 for our financial members and their families ...

  • The Women Promised Paradise

    The next AAIS Women's Committee Monthly Sisters Islamic Session, which is titled 'The Women Promised Paradise', will be held on Wednesday 1st April 2015 ... ...

  • BESA: A Code of Honour – Exhibition

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), in partnership with the Jewish Holocaust Centre and Courage to Care, have come together to hold an exhibition featuring photographs by the American photographer Noram Gershman of Albanian Muslims who rescued Jews during the Holocaust ...

  • Yarra Interfaith Network

    The Yarra Interfaith Network held its first public event on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at the Richmond Town Hall. Sr. Selima Ymer of the AAIS Women's Committee attended this event ...

  • Family Life in Islam

    The next AAIS Women's Committee Monthly Sisters Islamic Session, which is titled 'Family Life in Islam', will be held on Wednesday 18th Febuary 2015 ...

  • Albanian Day Festival

    On Sunday 18th January 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the Albanian Day Festival at Footscray Park ...

  • Family Camp – Benloch

    On Sunday 28th December 2014, a number of families, who are financial members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), made the scenic trip out to Benloch, Victoria, as part of the annual AAIS Family Camp ...

  • Kids Educational Program – End of Year

    The students and teachers of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Albanian and Islamic classes enjoyed an end of year party on Sunday 14th December 2014 ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Yusuf (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 10th December 2014 ...

  • Islamic Information Sessions for Local Community

    Local Community Information Sessions The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) has a number of people from different cultural backgrounds attend its Albanian Mosque for prayers ...

  • Albanian History and Independence

    To mark Albanian Independence Day, on Friday 28th November 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special information session for members at its Youth Centre on 'Albanian History and Independence' ...

  • Information Session – Drug Awareness

    As part of its weekly member educational program, on Friday 14th November 2014, the AAIS held an information session on 'Drug Awareness' ...

  • Collective Kurban Bayram Picnic

    On Sunday 2 November 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society in collaboration with the three other Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria hosted a collective picnic marking Kurban Bayram ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Abraham (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee will be holding its next monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 29th October 2014 ...

  • Islamic Wills

    On Friday 17 October 2014, the Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special Islamic Information Session for its financial members on 'Islamic Wills' ...

  • Adjourned AGM: 2013 – 2014

    On Sunday 12 October 2014, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted its adjourned Annual General Meeting (AGM) ...

  • Kids Karate Class

    On Thursday 9 October 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its very first ‘Kids Karate Classes’. The AAIS ‘Kids Karate Classes’ is a new sports and recreation program introduced for the children of AAIS financial members ...

  • Islamic Museum of Australia

    On Friday 3rd of October 2014, the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) held a plaque unveiling ceremony for all the significant donors that helped fund the establishment of the IMA ...

  • Kurban Bayram Day – Photos

    The Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) would like to wish its financial members and the broader Muslim community a HAPPY KURBAN BAYRAM | GËZUAR KURBAN BAJRAMIN ...

  • Distribution of Fiter, Kurban & Zakat

    To assist with fulfilling their religious obligations, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) annually collects Fiter and Kurban donations from AAIS members, as well as the broader Muslim community in Melbourne ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Jesus (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 24th September 2014 with eighty (80) ladies in attendance for this session that was delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan ...

  • Trivia Social Night

    On Sunday 21 September 2014 the AAIS hosted its very first Trivia Night at the AAIS Youth Centre. The night began with a fabulous dinner on offer at the AAIS Youth Centre café ...

  • Kids Indoor Soccer Tournament

    On Friday 19 September 2014, the finals of the AAIS Kids Indoor Soccer Tournament were played out in front of a large crowd of AAIS financial members at the Youth Centre...

  • Islamic Indoor Soccer Championship

    On Sunday 7th September 2014, the AAIS Youth Committee organised a team of brothers to represent the AAIS at the 2014 Annual Islamic Indoor Soccer Championship ...

  • AAIS Youth Night

    On Sunday 31st August 2014, the AAIS Youth Committee held another successful ‘Youth Night’ at the AAIS Youth Centre. ...

  • Knowing the Creator

    On Wednesday 27th August 2014, after a brief pause with the educational program for the holy month of Ramadan, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Women's Committee reconvened their Monthly Sisters Islamic Session ...

  • Bayram Dinner Function

    In marking the conclusion of the Holy month of Ramadan and the corresponding celebrations of Fiter Bayram, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was delighted to organise its annual Bayram function for AAIS members and their families ...

  • Kids Bayram Carnival

    On Saturday 2 August 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised the first annual AAIS Kids Bajram Carnival at the AAIS Youth Centre ...

  • Fiter Bayram Day

    On Monday 28th July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society and its Albanian Mosque were full of worshippers to mark Fiter Bayram ...

  • Open House Melbourne

    During the last weekend of July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) participated in Open House Melbourne ...

  • AAIS IFTAR – The Night of Power

    On Wednesday 23rd July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 12th Iftar for AAIS members and their families …

  • ANZTLA Visits Melbourne’s 1st Mosque

    On Thursday 3rd July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted sixty-five (65) librarians from the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association (ANZTLA) ...

  • Care With Me: Pre-Ramadan Iftar

    On Sunday 22nd June 2014, a special Pre-Ramadan Iftar Dinner was held at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) by Care With Me (CWME) ...

  • Perfecting Prayer

    Following the success of the beginners level '3 Week Prayer Workshop', on Sunday 22nd June 2014, a subsequent information session on 'Perfecting Prayer' was delivered ...

  • Ramadan: The Blessed Month

    The next AAIS Sister's Monthly Islamic Information Session will be held on Wednesday 18th June 2014. For more information, please see the corresponding link ...

  • AAIS Youth Night

    On Sunday 8th June 2014, the AAIS held it's second Youth Night for AAIS members. Alhumdulillah the night was another huge success with over ninety (90) members attending ...

  • The Prophet’s Night Journey & Welcome Ramadan

    On Saturday 24th May 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special event to commemorate the 'The Prophet's Night Journey' followed by a presentation welcoming Ramadan'events together at the AAIS's Multi-Function Room ...

  • The World Unseen: Angels & Jinns

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 14th May 2014. There were seventy (70) ladies in attendance for this session presented by Dr. Sara Hassan ...

  • 3 Week Prayer Workshop

    Over the course of three weeks, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a very successful prayer workshop ... The Prayer Workshop, which was presented by Imam Bekim Hasani, was attended by an average of fifty (50) AAIS financial members each week ...

  • Body, Mind and Soul

    On Saturday 10th May 2014, the AAIS Women’s Committee hosted a special Youth Centre fundraiser for AAIS members at the AAIS Youth Centre titled ‘Body, Mind & Soul’. This was a special day with over one hundred and ten (110) AAIS Members attending ...

  • Information Session in Sydney

    On Saturday 26th April 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its annual ‘Information Session’ for AAIS financial members and the broader Albanian Muslim community in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) ...

  • Islamic Questions & Answers Session

    The Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will be hosting its next Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 23rd April 2014 ...

  • Youth Night

    On Sunday 20th April 2014, The AAIS Youth Committee held its very first 'Youth Night' with youth from the ages of 16 to 30 attending the AAIS members only event ...

  • Rites of the Deceased

    On Saturday 19th April 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted an important seminar titled 'Rites of the Deceased'. The seminar, which was held at the AAIS's Multi-Function Room ...

  • Annual Donation for Royal Children’s Hospital

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) made its first donations to the Royal Children's Hospital back in 1971. This year, over two (2) consecutive Friday prayers, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted a collection for the Royal Children's Hospital ...

  • Muslim Student Awards 2014

    On Saturday 29th March 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the annual Human Appeal International Year 12 Muslim Achievement Awards ...

  • ‘BESA – The Promise’ in Australia

    On Saturday 23rd and Thursday 27th March 2014, 'Besa - The Promise' was screened at the Elsternwick Classic Cinemas. This film captures the stories of ordinary Albanians that risked their lives ...

  • The Afterlife – Part II

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 12th March 2014. There were 85 ladies in attendance for the topic of ‘The Afterlife - Part 2’ delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan. ...

  • The Afterlife

    The Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its ninth Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 19th February 2014 ...

  • Hospital Chaplaincy Tour of AAIS

    On Tuesday 18th February 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), in conjunction with the Co-ordinator of the Islamic Council of Victoria’s (ICV) Hospital Chaplaincy Program, hosted a tour of the AAIS and its Albanian Mosque ...

  • Kosova Independence – Canberra

    On Monday 17th February 2014, during a beautiful summer day in the capital city of Australia-Canberra, Committee members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) participated in the 6th anniversary of the independence of Kosova, organised by the ambassador, His Excellency, Dr. Sabri Kiqmari ...

  • Kosova Ambassador Visits AAIS Youth Centre

    On Sunday 16th February 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was visited by the Ambassador of Kosova, His Excellency, Dr. Sabri Kiqmari ...

  • Albanian Language Classes

    Almost forty (40) years after the last Albanian Language Class was hosted at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), this important member service was re-opened on Sunday 9th February 2014 ...

  • Kids Islamic Classes

    The first AAIS Sunday Kids Islamic Classes at the Youth Centre were held on the 9th February 2014 ...

  • Islamic Information Sessions

    On Friday 7th February 2014, the first Islamic Session was held at the AAIS Youth Centre with approximately twenty-five (25) members attending the educational program ...

  • Love and Marriage

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its eighth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 15th January 2014. Proving to be a popular topic, this was our biggest attendance yet, with approximately 85 ladies attending this special session ...

  • 2014 Family Camp – Photos

    The AAIS Family Camp, which was attended by forty (40) members of our community, was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone that attended the four day event ...

  • AAIS Youth Centre – Opening Day

      On Saturday 28th December 2013, the AAIS Committee Board held the opening of the AAIS’s new Youth Centre. Although Melbourne’s summer season produced some very hot conditions for the historic occasion, Alhamdulillah, over three hundred and fifty (350) AAIS members and their families attended the special event.

  • Life of the Prophet – Part 2

    The AAIS Women’s Committee hosted its sixth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 18th December 2013. For more information, please see click on the brochure link ...

  • Visit by Volunteers from Jewish Museum

    On Monday 25th November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted an Islamic Information Session, as well as a Mosque Tour for over forty (40) volunteers from the Jewish Museum ...

  • Albanian Independence Day – Victorian Parliament House

    On invitation by the Victorian Liberal Party, I attended a special event on Monday 25th November 2013, which was held at the Victoria State Parliament House, together with AAIS Board member, Urim Balla, and Imam of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s Albanian Mosque, Dr. Bekim Hasani, to mark Albania’s Independence Day ...

  • AAIS – 50 Years of Serving the Community

    On Saturday 9 November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted another special event to commemorate the 50 Year Anniversary of the Society.

  • The Life of Prophet Muhammed (pbuh)

      The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its sixth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 13th November 2013. A prelude to the session was a short talk on the recent Hajj trip undertaken by members of the AAIS Women's Committee' ...

  • Kurban Bayram Picnic

    On Sunday 3rd November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) in collaboration with the three other Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria hosted a collective picnic event to mark ‘Kurban Bayram’.

  • Dita e Kurban Bajramit

      As per the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’, every Albanian Islamic Society of Victoria marked and celebrated Kurban Bayram on Tuesday 15th October 2013. The AAIS would like to wish everyone a happy Kurban Bayram. Shoqata Islamike Shqiptare Australiane uron të gjithë besimtarët muslimanë – ‘Gëzuar Kurban Bajramin’

  • Visit by Kosova Minister for Diaspora

    On Tuesday 1st October 2013, the AAIS attended a meeting in Melbourne with the Kosova Minister for Diaspora, Mr. Ibrahim Makolli.

  • The Beauty of Hajj

     On Wednesday 2nd October 2013, the AAIS Women’s Committee held another successful 'Monthly Sisters Islamic Session’. The 'Beauty of Hajj' event comprised of a short movie and an inspirational talk by Dr. Sara Hassan.

  • Annual General Meeting

     On Sunday 8th September 2013, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted its adjourned Annual General Meeting. At the end of the AGM presentation, as per the AAIS Articles of Association, an Election Committee was formed and the new Committee Board was elected by AAIS financial members ...

  • ‘Happy’ Documentary & Seminar

    On Saturday 7th September 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee and ICV Office for Women organised a successful event that was attended by seventy (70) ladies.

  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Adjourned

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Committee Board would like to inform all financial members that a quorum was not achieved at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Financial Year 2012 - 2013 on Sunday 25th August 2013, therefore the meeting was adjourned. The AAIS Committee Board will notify all AAIS financial members of the rescheduled meeting date, which is Sunday 8th September 2013, via post within the next fortnight. ...

  • AAIS 50th Anniversary

    In celebration of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) 50 Year Anniversary and Fiter Bayram, the Committee was delighted to host a Dinner Function held at The Luxor Reception Centre on Sunday 18th August 2013. The dinner function was attended by 471 guests, which were made up of members, families and friends of the AAIS; all of whom commemorated this momentous occasion in a symbolic and joyous atmosphere.

  • Fiter Bayram Day

    On Thursday 8th August 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society and its Albanian Mosque were both full of worshippers for Fiter Bayram.

  • The Night of Power

    On Saturday 3rd August 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 11th annual ‘Night of Power’ Iftar for financial members. Alhamdulilah, more than one hundred and twenty (120) AAIS members and their families attended this year’s AAIS ‘Night of Power Iftar.

  • Kid’s Movie Night

    On Saturday 6th July 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee held a 'Kid's Movie Night' at the AAIS. It was a fantastic evening with over 35 children in attendance.

  • Welcome Ramadan – Sister’s Info Session

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its fourth AAIS Monthly Sister's on Wednesday 3rd July 2013.

  • Isra & Miraj (The Night Journey)

    On Saturday 8th June 2013, the AAIS held an event for its members and their families to mark Isra and Mir’aj.

  • Prayer: Key to Jannah (Paradise)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its third AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 5th June 2013. The topic for this session was 'Prayer: Key to Jannah (Paradise)' and it was delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan.

  • Hajj Seminar

    On Saturday 1st June 2013, the AAIS hosted a ‘Hajj Seminar’, which was delivered by Abu Maneer Ismail Davids.

  • Pre-Ramadan Event in Sydney

    On Saturday 25th May 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special ‘Pre-Ramadan’ event for its financial members and broader Albanian Muslim community that reside in New South Wales (NSW).

  • Completion of Building & Renovation Project

    On Sunday 19 May 2013, which presented a glorious autumn day for the occasion, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special event at the AAIS to celebrate the completion of the AAIS Renovation Project.

  • AAIS Youth Centre – BBQ Fundraiser

    On Sunday, 14 April 2013 the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special fundraising event at the future AAIS Youth Centre as part of its ongoing drive to collect funds towards finalising the purchase of the facility.

  • The Rollercoaster of Life – Turn to Allah

    On the Wednesday 24th April 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee held the second Monthly Sisters Islamic Session. The topic was ‘The Rollercoaster of Life - Turn to Allah’ and there were 70 women in attendance on the evening.

  • Purchase of AAIS Youth Centre – Call for Donations

    On Tuesday 26th March 2013, the AAIS Committee Board completed a mailout to Financial Members. The corresponding mailout formally announces the purchase of the new AAIS Youth Centre and also calls on AAIS financial members to provide financial support towards this new AAIS project.

  • Sister’s Islamic Information Session

    On Sunday 24th March 2013, The Albanian Australian Islamic Society Women’s Committee hosted a ‘Sisters Islamic Session’. The topic for this session was ‘The Five Pillars of Islam and Imaan (Faith)’ and the class was held by Sr. Sara Hassan ...

  • Run for Charity

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society is participating in the 'Run for the Kids' event on Sunday 24th March 2013. This will be our 5th year participating in a charity run event and each year we raise funds for a charity in need. If you would like to participate in this event, please send an email to the following address for more details: admin@aais.org.au

  • Workshop – Purity & Prayer in Islam

    On Sunday 17th March 2013, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a Prayer Workshop titled ‘Purity and Prayer in Islam’ that was presented in both Albanian and English by the Imam of the AAIS’s Albanian Mosque, Dr. Bekim Hasani.

  • Outcome of Meeting – AAIS Youth Centre

    The Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a meeting on Sunday 3rd March 2013, which was attended by ninety-nine (99) Financial Members, to inspect the brand new premises that was selected by the AAIS Committee Board for the purpose of opening a Youth Centre and to discuss the potential purchase of the propert.

  • Youth Centre – AAIS Financial Member Meeting

    The AAIS Committee Board would like to invite all Financial Members to an upcoming meeting to discuss the potential purchase of a Youth Centre. The details of the meeting have recently been posted to all AAIS Financial Members. For more information regarding the meeting, please contact the office of the AAIS.

  • AAIS Financial Member Mailout

    On Tuesday 19th February 2013, the AAIS Committee Board completed its quarterly mailout to Financial Members. The AAIS Committee Board would like to that members of the AAIS community who offered their assistance with the mailout.

  • Renovation Works – Photos

    Initial works to the final stage of the AAIS Renovation project started on Monday 27th August 2012. Alhamdulilah, there has been good progress on the extension to the AAIS's Imam Residency. Last week, a new kitchen was installed and the first coat of paint was applied to both external and internal walls. The AAIS Committee Board would like to take this opportunity to inform everyone that dontions towards ...

  • Commemorating the Life of Prophet Muhammed (pbuh)

    On 26 January 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was delighted to play host to financial members and their families as we collectively marked a special date within the Islamic calendar ...

  • Excursion to Adventure Park

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Soceity's (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised an excursion for the children and families who attend the AAIS Sunday Islamic Classes.

  • Family Camp

    The AAIS Family Camp, which was attended by fifty-four (54) members of our community, was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who participated in the four day event.

  • Albanian Festival

    On Sunday 9th December 2012, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) and the AAIS Women’s Committee organised a stall for the Albanian Festival.

  • 100 Year Anniversary of Albania’s Independence

    On Wednesday 28th November 2012, several Albanian community groups, which also included the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), organised a special event to mark the 100th Year Anniversary of Albanian’s Independence.

  • Multi-Faith Committee

    On Wednesday 7th November 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its very first meeting with Victoria Police’s Multi-Faith Committee.

  • Albanian Islamic Societies Picnic

    On the 4th November 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society in collaboration with the three other Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria hosted for the first time a collective picnic event marking Kurban Bayram.

  • Kurban Bayram

    On Thursday 25th October 2012. which was the day of Kurban Bayram, the Albanian Mosque was once again filled with members of the Albanian Muslim community. This year, a number of children that attended the Kurban Bayram prayer arrived dressed in traditional Albanian costumes.

  • Bayram Dinner Function

    The annual AAIS Bayram Dinner Function was held on Saturday 25th August 2012 at the Sunshine Palms Reception Centre in Tottenham.

  • Albanian Foreign Minister

    On Friday 24th August 2012, the Albanian Foreign Minister, His Excellency Professor Dr Edmond Panaritti and his delegation attended a luncheon organised by Albanian community representatives in Melbourne.

  • Fiter Bayram Day

    This year, Fiter Bayram Day fell on Sunday 19th August 2012. There was a very large number of worshippers that attended the AAIS and its Albanain Mosque on this day.

  • Pre-Ramadan Workshop

    On Friday 13 July 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a Ramadan workshop that was presented by Imam Dr. Bekim Hasani.

  • Kids Sleepover – Photos

    On Wednesday 4th July 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted the annual ‘Kids Winter Holidays Sleepover’ for the fourth year in a row.

  • The Prophet’s Night Journey (Isra and Mi’raj)

    In commemoration of the prophet's (PBUH) night journey and ascension to the heavens (Isra and Mi'raj), the Albanian Australian Islamic Society organised a special event on Friday 15 June 2012 for members and their families.

  • NSW Community Event – Photos

    On Saturday 5th May 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society, in conjunction with AAIS financial members from NSW, organised its very first official event in NSW.

  • Yusuf Islam Visits Albanian Mosque

    On Friday 20th April 2012, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received another surprise visit by Yusuf Islam (formerly known as ‘Cat Stevens’).