Kuranda is the founder and executive director of the Forum on Australia’s Islamic Relations (FAIR) an Islamic think-tank and was editor of Fair Australia Newspaper until 2010. In 2001 he wrote and directed a documentary “Always A Visitor” for SBS television. In 2004 he was selected among the Bulletin Magazine’s SMART 100 people in Australia. He received the Pride of Australia medal in 2005.  In 2010 he made a short report for SBS TV’s Dateline current affairs program titled ‘Kyrgyzstan in Crisis’.