Australian Islamic College

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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]

Fraud Conviction[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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