7 September 2023

Honoring a Remarkable Achievement: Br. Abdullah Khan Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia

In a momentous ceremony held on the 5th of September 2023, Br. Abdullah Khan, the Executive Principal and CEO of Australian Islamic College Perth Inc, was bestowed with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). The honor was presented by His Excellency the Honourable Christopher John Dawson AC APM, the Governor of Western Australia, during the 2023 King’s Birthday Honours Investiture Ceremony at the Government House WA.

Exceptional Contributions to Education and Multicultural Communities

This prestigious award recognizes Br. Abdullah Khan’s outstanding contributions to education and his tireless efforts in fostering harmony among multicultural communities in Western Australia. His dedication to promoting cultural understanding has been exemplary, especially within the Islamic schooling sector.

With over three decades of active involvement in the field of education, Br. Abdullah has held significant leadership roles in Islamic schools. His influence extends beyond his own institutions, as he has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the Islamic schooling sector in his capacity as the Chair of the Islamic Schools Association of Australia.

Advocacy for Promoting Diversity

Beyond education, Br. Abdullah Khan is known for his fervent advocacy for minority rights and his collaborative efforts with multicultural communities to promote diversity and inclusivity in society. His work has been instrumental in strengthening social bonds and bridging cultural divides.

A Dedication to the Multicultural Communities of Western Australia

The Medal of the Order of Australia is the highest civilian honor that Br. Abdullah Khan has received, adding another remarkable accolade to his already illustrious career.

Congratulations and Gratitude

We, as a community, extend our warmest congratulations to Br. Abdullah Khan for this well-deserved recognition of his exceptional and enduring service. His dedication to education and the promotion of multiculturalism sets a remarkable example for us all. We are proud to have such an inspiring leader among us.

This honor reflects not only his personal achievements but also the collective achievements of the diverse and vibrant multicultural fabric of Western Australia.