Sydney based multi-professional, an educationist, journalist, event organiser, motivational coach and a community leader, currently working in the following roles: CEO Knobin Consulting Editor-in-Chief Tribune International (Australia) Director Chand Raat Eid Fetival (CREF) Radio Program Producer/Presenter Voice of Tribune and Casual Producer/Presenter SBS Radio Australia Weekly Column Writer Akhbar-e-Jehan of Jang Group of Pakistan...
Teaching is in my genes as my parents were teachers and most of the family members working in Education in various roles. I believe, teaching/training/coaching means giving and sharing information, knowledge and skills is the best gift you can give to anyone. For me, working in education is worship therefore whatever role I play in education I work with sincerity, dedication, passion and commitment. Started tutoring junior students when I was a University...
Over 20 years of international experience of International Journalism, worked as a Reporter, Column Writer, Editor, Publisher, Radio Program Producer & Presenter and a Foreign Correspondent. Currently, working as a Editor-in-Chief Tribune International (Australia), Producer/Presenter Radio Show Voice of Tribune, Casual Producer/Presenter SBS Radio, Foreign Correspondent Jang Group of Pakistan (Akhbar-e-Jehan) and Regular Column Writer for many local...
Working for local and international clients as a motivational coach for life & business and a qualified Nauru-Linguistic Programming Practitioner; holding international accreditation from the International Coach Federation (ICF). Delivering best coaching to the professionals of various fields in order to strategizing their mission and goals, increase their professional performances, groom their personal image, build or rebuild their career path,...
Possessing a natural talent organising and running events, I have delivered many small to large academic, political, social and media events in the last 30 years or so in different countries. In Australia, I have organised events which made the history with record success. Leading, as a Director, one of the largest annual multicultural festival; Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) in Australia held in Sydney and Melbourne in celebrations of Ramadan and...
People lost their roots and struggle for identities when their elders did not record their historical developments. Their stories of truth became the tales of imagination.
The author, Syed Atiq ul Hassan is a well known journalist and a writer associated with the international media particularly South Asian print media for the last 20 years. He is also an editor of Tribune International, a Sydney-based South Asian English newspaper, foreign correspondent representing international media groups and Producer/Presenter of 2-hours weekly Radio Program in Urdu from FM98.5 Sydney.
He is equally involved in the Pakistani community for the last 15 years and possesses deep knowledge and experience on Pakistanis living in Australia.
‘Australia For Pakistanis’ stunningly investigates the genealogy of Pakistani migration to Australia from the 18th Century. From the cameleers, labourers and hawkers who pioneered the development of Australian infrastructure, to current achievements in business, the arts, sports, media and professionals.
The author sets a unique standard to enlighten and anthropomorphise the untold histories of the Pakistani community in Australia.
The book is a story of Pakistanis who migrated to Australia. The author has documented his deep observations, research and investigatory revelations on the silent but growing Pakistani community in Australia. He met people who still hold the history of the last 60 years in their memories. During his study of early Muslim settlers in Australia he discovered that a significant number of cameleers, labourers and hawkers were from that part of the sub-continent that later became Pakistan. When he interviewed their descendants they claimed to be from Pakistani rather than Indian descent. The author traveled from city to city meeting people and visiting historical sites.
In today’s world where Muslims are in the limelight, the author felt that this was an appropriate time to launch this historical document that would highlight the vital contribution of Pakistanis in the development of a multicultural Australia.
The book documents historical facts from the mid 19th century until the present day. There are 150-year-old images of migrants from Baloochistan, Punjab, Northern Frontier and Sind. Among the interviews is the story of a man who came to Australia in 1936 when he was 10 years old, and the story of a woman who was among the first women migrants from Pakistan as told by her daughter. It contains the images of the earliest built mosques and Islamic centres to the most recent developments.
The Book will contain about 200 pages bound in a cover reflecting the beautiful multicultural image of Australia. The main features of the book are:
- Brisbane & Gold Coast
The Book was launched in December, 2003 by the Minister for Justice and Citizenship NSW Australia, John Hatzistergos, at the NSW Parliament House.