SBS Coverage: “Speed date a Muslim in Shepparton”

Speed Date A Muslim is the brainchild of Hana Assafiri, who launched the event in 2016 from the upstairs dining room of her Brunswick cafe, the Moroccan Deli-cacy. Speed Date A Muslim came to Shepparton – with guests from Melbourne – on Sunday, 26 February 2017. We present the SBS coverage of Speed Date a Muslim at The Deck in Maude St Mall.

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Booing the messenger: Goodes is gone, but the confronting truth remains

Adam GoodesMany would deny it, but sport - particularly Australian Rules football - has strong religious overtones in Australia. Earlier this week the AFL Premiership Cup featured in a church service in Scots Church, Melbourne. One of the principal activities of the Shepparton Interfaith Network is to identify and respond to social issues (such as racism) in all forms in our region. In this article, we bring you some observations on the persistent substrata of racism in Australian Rules Football. ... Read more...

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