Providing an essential support network for the Muslim community

Muslim Women’s Association of South Australia (MWASA) is a diverse group of individuals based in Adelaide who are committed towards enriching the lives of the Muslim women community in South Australia. 

As a not-for-profit organisation, MWASA has provided for the social, educational, religious and recreational needs of Muslim women and their families in South Australia for over 25 years. Our services and programs are purposed to bring together communities and building on its strength.

With a membership of over 300 women and their families, MWASA thrives to bring forward an essential support network to the South Australian Muslim community.

Our services and programs at a glance:

  • Settlement, Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) for newly arrived Muslim women and their families including casework service and referrals to mainstream agencies
  • Commonwealth and Home Support Program (CHSP) for seniors of age 65 and above 
  • Adult community Education (ACE) offering English for Work, Numeracy and Digital classes
  • Cross-cultural training for individuals, service providers, schools and community groups
  • Study circles, support group and Quran classes



Dora Abbas

Vice Chairperson

Noor Azidah Abdul Aziz


Ramila Chanisheff


Mandy Zhou

Management Commitee Member

Miriam Silva

Noor Alli


finance Manager

Athirah Khalid

Administration Manager

June Aini Hussain

Foundation skills manager

Lily Sulastri Yahya

Project Manager

Sitiurika Ahmad

CHSP Intake Officer

Malikazat Ghayrat

Cross Culture Education Officer

Flora Chanisheff


Lina Gavric

SETS Project Officer

Maria Rohany

Social Media & marketing ASSISTANT

Siti Sarah Nabilah Rozali

EALD Tutor

Susan Brunner

SETS Project Officer

Joudi Moukadem