Australian Islamic College

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For the Islamic school in Sydney, Australia with a similar name, see Australian Islamic College of Sydney.
Australian Islamic College
Australian Islamic College Logo.JPG
Location
Perth, W.A, Australia
Information
Type Private
Denomination Islam
Established 1986
Employees 250
Key people Abdallah Magar (founder)
Enrolment ~2,000
Website

Australian Islamic College is an educational institution in Perth, Western Australia. The school was founded in 1986 by Abdallah Saad Magar, with 50 students.[citation needed] In 2006, it had 2000 students, and over 250 staff spread over three campuses: Kewdale, Thornlie and Dianella.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The school was established by Abdallah Saad Magar as the "Muslim Community School" on Brisbane Street in Perth, in 1986. In 1990, a second campus was opened in Thornlie to cater for students from grades K-10. In 1996, a third campus opened in the northern suburb of Dianella. In 2000, he opened Kewdale College in the Perth Metro Zone on the grounds of the former Kewdale Senior High School.[citation needed]

Charges of fraud[edit]

Abdallah Saad Magar and the Principal Aziz Magdi, were charged with fraud offences against the Australian Commonwealth and Western Australian State Government.[1] Both were found guilty in the District Court on 31 March, 2010. [2] Abdallah Saad Magar tried to appeal the conviction with the Supreme Court but his application was denied. [3]

Campuses[edit]

The 3 campuses are located at:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buckley-Carr, Alana (28 June 2008). "Islamic school on fraud charges". The Australian. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Campbell, Kate (31 March 2010). "Islamic college leaders guilty of fraud". The West Australian. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Taylor, Belle (27 May 2011). "College fraud appeal denied". The West Australian. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 

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