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For many non-Muslim Australians, the mosque is shrouded in mystery, and for some, controversy. But how many Australians have ever stepped inside one?

Everyday People

Real stories of everyday Muslim Australians.

Amal Awad never imagined she would bring home a non-Muslim-but-soon-to-convert-Anglo guy to her parents. She further never envisaged the eventual acceptance of this...
'Speed Date A Muslim' is not a romantic or social event. It's a meetup with a difference, designed to provide a safe space for non-Muslims to meet Muslims, ask...
There is a common misunderstanding that one particular Qur’anic verse perpetuates violence against women.
At a time when religion is skewered and mocked freely, how do you investigate another’s faith without exploiting it?
If we want to honour Islam’s diversity as well as our own, Australia must start differentiating between Islam’s many sects and schools of thought. Ruby Hamad...
There are 150 women who are preaching Islam to combat extremism in Jordan, and they're led by Amman’s most experienced Sheikha, Khawla Basheer Abdeen.

Visit inside the Mosque next door

Meet the colourful Australians who are the focus of the new SBS documentary series.

For many non-Muslim Australians, the mosque is shrouded in mystery, and for some, controversy. But how many Australians have ever stepped inside one? Three-part series...
Robbie Maestracci gave up a life of crime when he converted to Islam five years ago. He tells his story.
The suburban Brisbane Holland Park Mosque has a rich history reaching back to the 1880s, explains Holland Park Mosque Museum Curator Janeth Deen.
"For people who don’t know about Muslims or have never met a Muslim, they might be shocked at how similar all of our stories and lives are."
These are only just some of the misconceptions people have about the Muslim community.
An Australian Muslim's experience of being made to feel like an outsider in her own country.