West Coast Fever players take part in Harmony Week celebration at Mirrabooka Mosque


Department of Sport and Recreation’s Liz Toohey, Acting Sergeant Zen Mohamad Kassim, Mirrabooka Mosque’s Imam Mohammad Davids, WA Police strategic advisor Ibrahim Latheef and West Coast Fever player Verity Charles; Back row: West Coast Fever player Kate Beveridge, Inspector Don Emmanuel Smith and Superintendent Mark Gilbert.
Department of Sport and Recreation’s Liz Toohey, Acting Sergeant Zen Mohamad Kassim, Mirrabooka Mosque’s Imam Mohammad Davids, WA Police strategic advisor Ibrahim Latheef and West Coast Fever player Verity Charles; Back row: West Coast Fever player Kate Beveridge, Inspector Don Emmanuel Smith and Superintendent Mark Gilbert.

TWO West Coast Fever stars experienced the Islamic culture for the first time at a Harmony Week celebration in Mirrabooka on Tuesday .

Mid-courter Verity Charles and sharp shooter Kate Beveridge joined WA Police and the Department of Sport and Recreation representatives on a tour of Mirrabooka Mosque.

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Charles said she enjoyed meeting new people and hearing different stories from different cultures.

“We were lucky enough to hear from the Imam about different aspects of Islamic culture, particularly how it relates to women,” she said.

“We also shared a meal as a group and finished the experience with a prayer.”

Charles said she and Beveridge were welcomed by the Mirrabooka locals.

“I think a day of celebration and recognition like Harmony Day is certainly appreciated in such a culturally diverse community,” she said.

“I really enjoy how so many different and diverse cultures come together to celebrate their respective ways of life.

“I also think it’s a fantastic opportunity to acknowledge the multiculturalism here in Perth and how lucky we are to be surrounded by it.”