Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR)

Discretionary grant recipients

Recipient Grant description Amount Approval date
Al-Ma'mal Foundation, Jerusalem "Comparative Monument - Scarred Tree" Australian artist Tom Nicholson participation in the Jerusalem Show VII ('Ala Abwab Al Janna) $18,414 9/04/2014
Local Organising Committee, AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 Ltd To use the 2015 Asian Cup and football more broadly to strengthen business and community relations between Australia and the Arab world, and to encourage the development of tourism, trade and investment, social and cultural links. $40,000 09/04/2014
The University of Sydney Building networks between the University of Sydney and the Gulf region to develop joint solutions to promote food, water and energy sustainability; encourage healthy life expectancies and support strong economic systems. $15,000 21/01/2014
The University of Sydney "A Continuing Spring" program of seminars, public lectures and film screenings $20,000 21/01/2014
Biennale of Sydney Ltd Exhibition of Egyptian Artist Wael Shawky's audiovisual work Al Araba Al Madfuna 2012 at the Art Gallery of NSW as part of the 19th Biennale of Sydney You Imagine What You Desire 21 March-9 June 2014 $50,000 21/01/2014
Adelaide Festival Corporation Invitation to Beirut-based artist Khalil Joreige to exhibit 'The Lebanese Rocket Society' at Adelaide International 2014. $20,000 21/01/2014
Information and Cultural Exchange Inc. 2014 Arab Film Festival Australia - a curated program of films by Arabic-speaking filmmakers from the Arab world, the Arab diaspora and Australia. $13,800 21/01/2014
Australian Business Women's Forum (Cynthia Dearin) The 2014 AABF will gather entrepreneurs and business owners from Australia and the Arab world to discuss dynamic and practical ways to promote the growth of international business for women and support women's economic empowerment. $25,000 21/01/2014
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies Funding to support the participation of delegates from Arab speaking countries in the 5th World Summit on Arts and Culture $35,000 16/09/2011
Australian International Documentary Conference Funding will help present Mostafa Nagy as a keynote speaker in a new series, Voices from Afar $15,000 21/06/2011
Information and Cultural Exchange Inc Funding for Arab Film Festival Australia $20,000 27/05/2011
Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales This project will contribute to the capacity of Palestine to develop a legal system approriate to a modern State $30,332.50 14/04/2011
Ms Leila Alloush, Victorian Arabic Social Services (VASS) Kallam TV $20,000 14/04/2011
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Scoping visit to establish the International Postgraduate Paediatric Certificate in Libya. $14,534.30 28/01/2011
Government of South Australia Rural Solutions SA Information exchange on irrigation and water management between Egypt and Australia $10,000 19/01/2011
Adelaide Film Festival Arab component at Adelaide Film Festival $10,000 15/12/2010
Royal Life Saving Society Australia World Conference on Drowning Prevention Scholarships program $11,692 14/12/2010
Chunky Move Glow Tour of the Masahat Dance Festival $20,000 14/12/2010
The University of Sydney Funding for the Gulf-Australia Symposium: Breast Cancer current practice and future directions in imaging, medication formulation and safety and rehabilitation $19,982 18/06/2010
University of Melbourne Australian-Syrian Archaeological and Historical Research and Collaboration Project $13,636.36 18/06/2010
University of Southern Queensland Identification of the Benefits of an Australian-Gulf Cooperation Council Free Trade Agreement for Australian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) $19,700 18/06/2010
Independent Schools Victoria Fund representatives visit by the Qatar Supreme Education Council Partnership Project $8,909.09 17/06/2010
Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry AACCI Inaugural Australia Arab Business Forum and Expo $30,000 15/06/2010
Erin Roche Inter-weavings: Exhibition of Omani Women's Clothing and Clothing Folklore $10,000 2/06/2010
Crawford Fund Biodiversity and Climate Change in Dry Areas - ABC journalist visit to ICARDA, Syria $3,500 1/06/2010
Crawford Fund Biodiversity and Climate Change in Dry Areas - Cosmos journalist to visit ICARDA, Syria $2,937 1/06/2010
Crawford Fund Biodiversity and Climate Change in Dry Areas - Cosmos journalist to visit ICARDA, Syria $563 1/06/2010
Centre for Multi-cultural Youth First Egyptian-Australian Youth Cultural Exchange $24,460 31/05/2010
Victoria Police International Student Safety campaign $5,000 31/05/2010
Standards Australia Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Standardisation Training Project $18,181.82 25/05/2010
Aboriginal Nations Australia Pty Ltd Translation of "The Dreaming" animated series into Arabic $43,713 7/04/2010
CBT Training Pty Ltd Training program for health care professionals in the use of cognitive-behavioural principles in the management of sufferers of Sickle Cell Disease $8,181.82 7/04/2010
Lowy Institute for International Policy 2010 Australia-UAE Dialogue $35,000 7/04/2010
Marda Permaculture Farm Permaculture and cultural exchange program in the Palestinian Territories to foster cross-cultural exchange between agricultural professionals $14,850 7/04/2010