Al Siraat news

Community news – 14 stories

  • Australian Census – Tuesday, 10 August 2021

    29 July 2021

    Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics undertakes a census that counts every person and household in Australia. The next census will take place on the night of Tuesday, 10 August 2021. Along with questions that help identify the economic, social and cultural make-up of the country, the census also includes an optional… Read more

    Australian Census – Tuesday, 10 August 2021
  • COVID-19 Disaster Payment

    22 July 2021

    The Australian Government, Services Australia has a COVID 19 Disaster payment option available for those in need and affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the attached poster for details. Click here to access the website.https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/getting-help-during-coronavirus-covid-19a1 … Read more

    COVID-19 Disaster Payment
  • COVID-19 Family Recovery Program

    20 July 2021

    The Family Recovery Program is designed to support culturally and linguistically diverse families/individuals across Victoria who have been significantly impacted by Covid-19. The program is delivered by Cohealth for the Department of Families/individuals, Fairness and Housing DFFH, and will provide coordinated, culturally sensitive case… Read more

    COVID-19 Family Recovery Program
  • Women’s only swimming

    14 July 2021

    Women’s only swimming times are back at the Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre TRAC on Monday nights from 7.45pm to 9.30pm. Due to the current lockdown, there will not be any session running this coming Monday, 19 July. However, TRAC is hopeful to be open again for the public to continue the women’s only swim sessions from the Monday… Read more

    Women’s only swimming
  • Message from the Prime Minister on Eid Al-Fitr

    12 May 2021

    The Muslim community has received the following Eid Al-Fitr message from the Hon MP Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia which we would like to share with you all on this auspicious occasion: . "Eid Mubarak!. I’m delighted to send my best wishes to Australia’s Muslim community for a happy and blessed Eid al-Fitr. After a period of… Read more

    Message from the Prime Minister on Eid Al-Fitr
  • THIS Saturday, 27 March: Earth Hour 2021

    22 March 2021

    We encourage our school community to register and be part of this year’s Earth Hour. Join millions of people across the globe and make the SwitchForNature to demonstrate our support for the switch to a renewables-based economy for Australia. WWF’s Earth Hour is the world’s biggest movement to protect our planet. Every year, hundreds of… Read more

    THIS Saturday, 27 March: Earth Hour 2021
  • International Women’s Day – Online Panel

    8 March 2021

    March 8 is International Women’s Day; a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. We invite you to join our local Whittlesea Council recognise International Women’s Day… Read more

    International Women’s Day – Online Panel
  • Congratulations to Raabia R.

    22 February 2021

    Congratulations to our Primary student Raabia R. from Year 5/6G6 for being amongst the winners of the City of Whittlesea’s "Super Kids Festival". City of Whittlesea celebrated Children’s Week 2020 with a "Super Kids Festival" and had received numerous quest entries. Raabia’s awesome entry made it to their Top 10, mashaAllah. Raabia was… Read more

    Congratulations to Raabia R.
  • Important message from the CFA

    3 April 2020

    CFA CEO/Chief Officer Steve Warrington is urging all Victorians to check that their smoke alarms are in working order this Daylight Savings weekend 5 April. Many of you are at home due to COVID-19 and now more than ever its crucial to check your smoke alarm to keep you and your loved ones safe. Over the last 10 years, most fatal house… Read more

    Important message from the CFA
  • The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating

    24 March 2020

    Independent Schools runs a wonderful and very helpful Parents' Website. In these anxious times, "My Tiny Humans" blogger Natalie Moutafis is discovering the positives of her family self-isolating and being together. An inspiring read for our parent community. Click here to read the blog… Read more

    The Positives of Families in Self-Isolating
  • Why Social Distancing Matters

    23 March 2020

    The Australian government has put together the attached graphic, which shows the importance of following guidelines such as maintaining 1.5 metres between people. Please maintain your social distancing. That’s 1.5 metres between people, regularly washing your hands for 20 seconds, self-isolating if you are sick and avoiding unnecessary… Read more

    Why Social Distancing Matters
  • Road Safety Presentation by Council

    27 February 2020

    Representatives from City of Whittlesea’s Community Engagement & Prevention team gave a brief presentation at Al Siraat College this week about Road Safety around the school. Council members answered several questions from the community about plans to make the traffic flow easier around the school and shared some valuable information on… Read more

    Road Safety Presentation by Council
  • Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency

    19 January 2020

    "Our current national emergency feels so overwhelming. When we are watching from a distance, working out whether to talk to our kids about it, and working out what we should say, can get tricky.". How do we talk with our children about the bushfire emergency? Caroline Ellen offers some useful advice about how to approach this difficult… Read more

    Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency
  • After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns

    6 August 2019

    There have been many "near miss" incidents involving our students running in front of cars after school at pick up time. Several phone calls from the local Wollert community have been received, concerned for the safety of our students. Please remember that child safety is a shared responsibility. We urgently need your assistance to… Read more

    After School Child Safety: Wollert Community Concerns
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