MEDIA

Raihanaty A Jalil has appeared in different print media in Australia in various capacities – as a Muslim ‘Hijabi’ Australian Woman, as a Guest Speaker and as a Facilitator for Community Development.

Raihanaty has also been interviewed by Roots TV, a community-based YouTube Channel that provides a platform for community groups to connect with each other, as well as a not-for-profit media empowerment program, supporting young people to create and distribute films about their visions for a more just and sustainable world.

Below are some media appearances including a video interview, newspaper clippings and posters showcasing different initiatives Raihanaty has been involved in.


Breaking down cultural barriers - Raihanaty A Jalil as Guest "Living Book" in Melville Times

November 6, 2007 | Melville Times Newspaper speaking about my involvement in the City of Melville “Living Library” program.


All 'connecting' during Harmony Week - Raihanaty A Jalil as Guest Speaker in Southern Gazette

March 25, 2008 | Southern Gazette newspaper speaking about my Guest Speaker appearance at City of Belmont “Harmony Week” event held at the Ruth Faulkner Library.


New initiative helps youth settle - Raihanaty A Jalil in City of Gosnells News

April 1, 2008 | Front page newspaper article in City of Gosnells News speaking about a collaborative initiative between The Gowrie (WA) Inc and City of Gosnells for youth from refugee backgrounds.


Young refugees learn the write stuff - Raihanaty A Jalil in Southern Gazette

March 3, 2009 | Southern Gazette newspaper article speaking about a Multicultural Homework Support Program I coordinated and later trained Belmont City College and Ruth Faulkner Library to take over after The Gowrie (WA) Inc lost the funding to run the program.


For talented migrants - Raihanaty A Jalil in Wanneroo Times

January 21, 2010 | Featured article in the Wanneroo Times about the inaugural Migrants Got Talent, a collaborative initiative between a host of agencies including City of Stirling, Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre, Kulcha, among others


New students introduced to Aussie pathways - Raihanaty A Jalil as Guest Speaker in Southern Gazette

June 07, 2011 | Southern Gazette newspaper speaking about my Guest Speaker appearance at City of Belmont “Career Roadshow” for Belmont students new to Australia held at the Ruth Faulkner Library.


Raihanaty A Jalil as Guest Speaker at International Women's Day CMSS event 2012

March 9, 2012 | Event flyer for my Guest Speaker appearance at an International Women’s Day event organised by CMSS, University of Western Australia.


Refugees share many cultures - Raihanaty A Jalil in Southern Gazette

June 10, 2012 | Newspaper article featured in the Southern Gazette about a collaborative initiative, in celebration of National Refugee Week.


February 24, 2015 | Being interviewed by Roots TV, sharing my background, some life lessons and inspiration behind my book of poetry, “Unveiling“.