Mr. Joe Khoury OAM is a prominent figure in the Arab community and has been an instrumental part of the Arabic ethnic media in Australia. As the president and editor-in-chief of Al-Mustaqbal (Future) newspaper, Mr. Khoury has defined Arab journalism in Australia and has made a significant contribution to the media landscape not only in Australia but also globally.
As a mark of respect and recognition for his contributions, a delegation from Oz Arab Media, led by Mr. Remy Wehbe, organized a social gathering on 28 February 2023 in Revesby, where Mr. Khoury was invited to share his experiences and stories about his work in journalism and the Miss Lebanon Immigrant event that he has organized for several years.
During the gathering, Mr. Khoury’s insights and experiences provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities that journalists face in the Arab media industry in Australia. He also shared his vision for the future of Arab journalism and how he plans to make a positive impact on the community through his work.
On the other hand, Mr. Wehbe introduced Oz Arab Media and discussed some of the platform’s plans for the future. He shared how the platform aims to provide a voice to the Arab community in Australia and create a space where people can come together to share their experiences, ideas, and stories.
Towards the end of the gathering, Mr. Wehbe invited Mr. Khoury to Oz Arab Media’s upcoming gala dinner on May 19 at the Doltone House in Bossley Park. He also extended a hand in collaboration for any events that Mr. Khoury has, including Miss Lebanon Immigrant. This collaboration between Mr. Khoury and Oz Arab Media has the potential to create a significant impact on the Arab community in Australia and beyond.
In conclusion, Mr. Khoury’s contributions to the Arab media industry in Australia are significant, and his work has laid the foundation for future generations of Arab journalists. The gathering organized by Oz Arab Media provided an excellent opportunity for Mr. Khoury and Mr. Wehbe to share their experiences and collaborate on future initiatives that will benefit the community.