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Dr Jamal Rifi is a graduate of Sydney University and Fellow of the RACGP.

Dr Jamal Rifi is a graduate of Sydney University and Fellow of the RACGP.

He is an approved educator/supervisor of medical students from Sydney University and Western Sydney University.

He has 30 years of experience in General Practice and is a hardworking and respected member of his community. Dr Rifi provides much more than just medical care to the people in his community. He is also a voice against social injustice, and stands against hatred and intolerance in our communities.

Dr Rifi is a former member of the Immigrations Ministers Advisory Council on Status Resolution, chaired by Mr Paris Aristotle. In this role he visited almost all of mainland refugees Detention centres and on numerous occasions he visited off shore detention centres on Manus Island, Christmas Island and Nauru. He served as Chairman of the Villawood Detention Centre Community Consultative group for over three years.

Dr Jamal Rifi’s efforts to build harmony between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities have been recognised with a Human Rights Medal in 2007, and in 2015 he was recognised as The Australian’s Australian of the Year.(and most recently was named the Australian Father of the year).