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Building ties between Australian and Lebanon through rugby league
Grant funding allowed coaches and match officials from the Lebanese Rugby League Federation to travel to Australia.
Strengthening of academic and cultural ties with Gulf states
Professor Mohamad Abdalla from the University of South Australia travelled to promote opportunities for academic cooperation.
Visit to Australia by Tunisian youth leaders
Ten Tunisian youth leaders participated in an intensive three-day democracy education and training course.
Sportswomen from the Middle East kicking goals in Australia
This initiative brought together female S4D practitioners from across Australia and a number of Arab countries to exchange skills.
The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) seeks to strengthen Australian-Arab relations by advancing areas of shared political, economic and social interest and building a greater awareness and appreciation of each other's cultures and values.
The objectives of the Council are to:
The CAAR is a non-statutory, regional council in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Established in 2003, its purpose is to broaden and strengthen the relationship between Australia and the Arab world, by encouraging and supporting greater mutual understanding and cooperation between the peoples of Australia and the Arab world.
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