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The Crescent Institute Brisbane hosted a successful networking event on Thursday 18 August at the BDO offices in the Brisbane CBD with some 70 men and women in attendance.


The Hon Jihad Dib MP, NSW member of parliament, was the keynote speaker for the night. He spoke of his passion for providing educational opportunities for the youth and his aim to extend the successful model of the Punchbowl Boys School (where he was the principal for 9 years) to others in the State in his new role as a politician.


“One of the first things I did (on entering Parliament) was run an excursion with a twist, it wasn’t for kids, it was for parents. With 30 of them behind me, mostly women and a majority being Muslim, I walked them through the Parliament. I said to them “this is your house” - not one of them had ever been there before, many of them come from countries where you’re not even allowed to walk into the Parliament, that made me proud.”


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(l o r) The Crescent Institute Brisbane Committee members Fahim Khondaker, Dr. Mustafa Ally, Talal Yassine (Crescent Wealth), Dr Nora Amath, Jihad Dib MP and Kemal Omar



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IWAQ clients and carers, from both Muslim and non-Muslim backgrounds, came together to celebrate Seniors’ Week 2016 at at Michael’s Oriental Restaurant on Wednesday 17 August.

"This year’s theme was #facesofageing and it was lovely to showcase the beauty in diversity and ageing," Ms Galila Abdelsalam, IWAQ Director, told CCN.

A brief information and Q&A session regarding the 2016 Census was presented by Mr Justin Masima from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

After a delicious dinner, attendees also enjoyed entertainment and a Palestinian dance performance.



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The Reporting Islam project team with Project Manager, Dr Abdi Hersi (2nd from left)

The Reporting Islam project won the Communications and Media Achievement category of the 2016 Queensland Multicultural Awards yesterday (Saturday)

The Reporting Islam Project has developed user friendly and readily accessible resources underpinned by research-based evidence to help journalists adopt more mindful practices in stories about Islam and Muslims.


Ms Naseema Mustapha was recognized for an award as Outstanding Volunteer.



South African-born Australian SBS news presenter, Anton Enus, with Ms Naseema Mustapha.






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After 6 years in existence, the Muslim Charitable Foundation has purchased a property in Woodridge on Saturday 13 August 2016 for the sum of $341 000.

It is situated on a 782sq metres block and has a large storage shed at the rear of the property. The property is well situated, freshly renovated and ready for MCF to move into with minor changes. The premises will serve as the MCF office for conducting interviews, boardroom for meetings, storage and distribution centre, and possibly emergency accommodation.

MCF has 30 days to settle the property with the agents.

The chairman of MCF, Mr Yusuf Khatree, made the following appeal to teh community: As MCF continues to strive to expand its programmes and assistance to the needy of Brisbane and its surrounding areas we send this appeal to you to be a part of this historic event. Without the support of community-minded individuals like you, we would not be able to serve those in our community each year. Your generosity will make a difference.

Contributions can be deposited to the following account:

Name of Account: Muslim Charitable Foundation Administration Account
Bank: Bank of Queensland
BSB: 124 155
Account Number: 2176 5225
Reference: 17


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A far-right nationalist group that links itself to One Nation leader Pauline Hanson stormed a church service on Sunday dressed in Muslim-style attire and chanting anti-Islamic slogans, leaving some members of the congregation "deeply traumatised".

The incident, on the NSW Central Coast, reflects the emboldened attitudes of anti-Islamic groups following the political resurgence of One Nation.

Australia's peak Muslim body has demanded that Senator Hanson denounce the group's actions.

The incident has triggered calls for the new Parliament to retain the full strength of discrimination laws amid a new push for the repeal of section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

About 10 members of the Party for Freedom on Sunday disrupted the morning sermon at the Gosford Anglican Church, which is widely known for its embrace of multiculturalism, and refugees and asylum-seekers.

The Party for Freedom is an anti-Islam, anti-immigration party whose Facebook page features Senator Hanson as its profile picture.

The church is nationally renowned for a sign at the front that often bears messages critical of Australia's hardline border protection policies, such as "Hell exists, and it's on Nauru".

Father Rod Bower said that members of the Party for Freedom burst into the church about 9.30am, halfway through his sermon.

"Using a loud speaker, starting to abuse me in particular for the work we do … they violated our sacred space," Father Bower said.

"It was typical rhetoric from the extreme right, vilifying Muslims and multiculturalism as a whole.

"[They said] Muslims are taking over, they had some prayer mats and mock prayed; they had a recording of the Koran being sung."

In video footage of the incident, the intruders can be heard speaking sarcastically of the "rich tapestry of Islam", claiming "the Western world is living in denial".

As the group left the church a few minutes later, they warned the congregation: "Do not promote Islam."




Pauline Hanson hits back after Party for Freedom's anti-Islam church stunt


One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has denied responsibility for an incident in which a group of her supporters stormed a church service in an anti-Islam stunt, and compared her situation to that suffered by the Muslim community after the Lindt cafe siege.

But her anti-Islam party, which is enjoying a recent political resurgence, has warned of "civil unrest on our streets" if public concern about Islam is not addressed.

The Age



"A right wing hate group violated our sacred space and traumatised and terrorised our congregation this morning. They unwittingly provided a perfect sermon illustration for today's Gospel Luke 12:49-56. "Jesus said I did not come to bring peace". This is one of the difficult sayings of Jesus that needs deeper understanding. Sadly these hate filled people would have certainly claimed to be Christian on last Tuesdays census, but they know not Christ or his peace. If these people has been actual muslims it would be call terrorism. This is "radicalised Christianity" and right wing terrorism and should be named as such."
Fr Rod.


Andrew Bolt fires up at anti-Islam protester for church stunt




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Tahmina Ansari - Journalist



Tahmina Ansari came to Australia as a refugee from Afghanistan as a young child, and has gone on to be the first woman in a hijab to appear as a television reporter on ABC News.

Ansari says she has encountered both sexism and Islamaphobia, and the biggest issues affecting Australian women is still a lack of equality in the workplace.

"Particularly for Muslim women, they're encountering racism and discrimination," she said.

"There's an ongoing issue of domestic violence and lack of funding."

Ansari worked as a reporter for ABC News until she moved to become an editorial associate at Twitter's new Australia project, Moments.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied - Engineer and activist



As an engineer who just so happens to be a young Muslim woman who was born in Sudan, Yassmin Abdel-Magied has faced a lot of discrimination.

But she turned her journey through the white-male-dominated industry of mechanical engineering into one of inspiration for other young people, publishing a memoir Yassmin's Story: Who do you think I am?, which aims to dispel myths about Australian Muslims.

Abdel-Magied, who was awarded Young Queenslander of The Year in 2015, founded Youth Without Borders, an organisation dedicated to programs for young people in diverse communities.

The US has Lena Dunham and Tavi Gevinson, the UK has Emma Watson, but who are Australia's up and coming feminist icons? Meet the young women from very different walks of life who believe there is work to be done to bring about gender equality.




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Women are hardworking, resilient and marvellous multi-taskers! These women have shown that Pakistani women are especially exceptional because of all that we have to overcome and yet we are able to not only become leaders in our fields but also pioneer into uncharted territories. All over the world, and beyond.


Read on about these super Pakistani women gathering respect and accolades the world over:


14. Rohina Malik

Rohina Malik is a critically acclaimed playwright, actress, speaker and solo performance artist of South Asian descent. Her career in playwriting and performance arts started in 2008 after taking a class on writing a one-person play with Tekki Lominicki in April 2008. She has performed at educational institutions like Princeton, Yale, University of Chicago, University of Oklahoma, Columbia University, University of Illinois and Stanford. And yes, she wears a hijab but that doesn’t deter her from acting!

NEXT WEEK IN CCN: 15. Maliha Masood



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Muslims on what it's like to live in Australia


Continued from last week's CCN


Report by Beau Donelly


A Muslim mother in Sydney fears her grandchildren will end up in a concentration camp. A Victorian father won't tell his football team he is Muslim so he doesn't have to explain himself. To be Muslim is to be judged for everything you do, says a Brisbane woman. An international student living in Melbourne says she feels segregated in class.

What is it to be Muslim in Australia today?


Fairfax Media asked readers who are Muslim to speak of their experiences and how they explain extremism and Islamophobia to their children. Dozens of people responded.


CCN publishes one response each week:


"There is always hope"


Zainab Hedayat, Sydney, Afghan

Since the start of the conflict in Syria living in Australia as a Muslim has become quite difficult. Every time something happens involving an Arab or Muslim it ignites hatred, or at the very least, prejudice among the Australian population. It has become more common for me to hear about racial vilification and violence against Muslims in Sydney. I'm just waiting for the day when I have to endure an experience like this. It's a sad time, but there is always hope. I remember after the Lindt Cafe siege, the manager of a firm next to my workplace came to assure me that if I felt unsafe I could always rely on her and her colleagues for help.


Source: Brisbane Times


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ICQ spokesperson, Ali Kadri, on the ABC Drum





Islamophobic abuse and social media - BBC News



UK: Almost 7,000 Islamophobic tweets were sent, in English, every day last month. In April it was an average of two and a half thousand a day. July saw the most anti-islamic abuse on the site for five months as Europe was hit by the Nice terror attack and the murder of a Priest. Researchers at the think-tank Demos collected the data and with police predicting a terror attack for the UK they say this kind of abuse is likely to escalate. Catrin Nye has this exclusive report - which contains some very strong language.

BBC Islamophobia discussion interrupted by Islamophobia





Interconnectedness: Our Shared Narrative 



This event coincides with the launch of University of South Australia's Centre for Islamic Thought and Education.

The impact of both international and local events has entrenched the pejorative view that Islam is at war with the West. Textual analyses of the Australian popular media discourse demonstrate that both pre - and post-September 11, 2001 Muslims were demarcated from Australians with the underlying assumption that Islam is hostile not only to Australia’s values but also to the basic tenets of Western civilisation. Equally, the rise of violent extremism among some Muslims has led to mayhem and destruction in the name of Islam and heighten this portrayal. Both of these phenomena advocate an “us” and “them” divide that is destructive, and more significantly ignores centuries of fruitful interaction between peoples of diverse faiths and backgrounds, and undermines the interconnectedness of Islamic civilisation and its Western counterpart.




For Muslim pilgrims, solar-powered umbrella offers cool respite




A Saudi-Palestinian firm has invented a multi-purpose umbrella with a fan, navigation system and flashlight, to meet the needs of Muslims performing the Hajj pilgrimage..








Kbora Ali: first Afghan woman in the Australian Army- The Feed



The first refugee from Afghanistan joins the Australian Army: watch her tell her story.



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To know the future just look to the past


24 of the Most Influential Black Muslims in History


13. Sonni Ali (d. 1492)

Sonni Ali, also known as Sunni Ali Ber or “Sunni Ali,” was a military strategist, conqueror and founder of the Songhai Empire in West Africa. Under Sonni Ali’s infantry and cavalry, many cities were captured and then fortified, such as Timbuktu and Djenné. During his reign, Songhai surpassed the height of the Mali Empire, engulfing areas under the Mali Empire and the Ghana Empire before it.

NEXT WEEK IN CCN: 14. Askia Muhammad I (c. 1443 – 1538)



Source: Atlantic BlackStar


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Friday khutbah (sermon)

DATE: 19 August 2016

TOPIC"The ant"

IMAM: Uzair Akbar


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Friday khutbah (sermon)

DATE: 19 August 2016

TOPIC"Hajj sacred journey of a life time"

IMAM: Akram Buksh 







Friday khutbah (sermon)

DATE: 19 August 2016


IMAM: Ahmed Muhammad Naffaa













Friday khutbah (sermon)

DATE: 19 August 2016

TOPIC"The principles of Hajj"

IMAM: Mufti Naeem Ali







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 Muslim woman removed from Donald Trump rally 'for handing out pens'


Rose Hamid had been handing out pens in the shape of flowers displaying the word 'peace'


Police escort Rose Hamid out of Donald Trump's campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, on 18 August 2016

US: A Muslim woman has been ejected from a Donald Trump rally after handing out pens inscribed with the word “peace”.

Rose Hamid said a member of the Republican Presidential candidate’s security staff removed her from the event in Charlotte, North Carolina, because she was causing a “disturbance”.

“I just wanted to let people know that Muslims who don’t support Trump can get along with people who do support Trump,” she told WBTV News on Thursday, saying she had positive conversations with Trump supporters.

The Independent


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 Listening to Qur’an on radio, blind boy, 5, memorizes it


JEDDAH: Five-year-old Hussein Mohammad Tahir, visually impaired since birth, managed a feat few able-bodied people can: He memorized the Holy Qur’an just by listening to the radio.

The story of the Burmese child began in Jeddah, where his father, knowing that he would not be able to watch TV, bought him a radio.

The father, Mohammad Tahir, said he fixed the frequency on a station, which broadcasts the Qur’an 24/7 so that his son can develop the habit of listening to Qur’an’s teachings.
“I didn't even imagine that this child would benefit from the radio by memorizing the Qur’an,” he said.

For three years, Tahir did not realize Hussein was memorizing the holy book through the radio.

After they moved from Jeddah to Madinah, the child asked his father to take him to the Prophet's Mosque.

The condition for taking him there, said the father, was to recite a few verses from Surah Al-Baqarah.

The child recited the entire surah, which surprised the father to no end.

Mohammad Tahir said he took the child to several teachers and people who had memorized the Qur’an to confirm that the child had completely memorized the holy Qur’an. They confirmed Hussein’s achievement, and said he only needs some lessons in recitation.

Hussein was admitted to a Qur’an memorization circle of visually impaired children in the Prophet’s Mosque.

“This makes me forget all the hardships he endured over the years, having been born blind and with some disability in a hand,” said a thankful Tahir

Evening Standard


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 The moderate imam: On a mission to unite France while dodging IS assassins



FRANCE:  Outside the main mosque in Bordeaux, France, worshippers are scanned with metal detectors and heavily armed soldiers stand with guns ready.

The city's Grand Imam, Tareq Oubrou, is a marked man and in a country reeling from repeated Islamist terrorist attacks, no one is prepared to take any chances.

"Threats don't scare me," he tells us, as he welcomes us inside.

Six months ago, the Islamic State terrorist group posted the address of this mosque in one of its propaganda publications and called for Imam Oubrou's assassination.

The reason? The Imam urges his followers to reject fundamentalism and adapt their religious practices to France's secular society.

ABC News


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"One who does not read is no better than one who cannot read."

Would you like to see the cover of your favourite book on our book shelves below?

Then simply email the title and author to

CCN's Bookshelf

City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
A Fine Balance
The Leadership of Muhammad
Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History, Updated Edition, With a New Preface
The God of Small Things
The Kite Runner
The Punishment of Gaza
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children
The Da Vinci Code
The Power of One
Muslim Women and Sports in the Malay World: The Crossroads of Modernity and Faith
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
The Road to Mecca
Long Walk to Freedom
Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta

CCN's favourite books »


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KB says: Kebaabs are a favourite for the working Moms. You can make both the kebab and the chutney in advance, freeze it and just combine and heat through when you are ready to serve.




500g lamb mince
500g beef mince
1 grated onion
3 slices bread
2 tab of fried onion
1 tsp. green chillies
2 Tab chopped fresh coriander
3 tsp crushed garlic
2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp dhana jeeru/coriander and cumin mix
2 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp cinnamon powder

Combine the above ingredients and form into small balls and place in the oven at 180 degrees to cook.

Then place kebabs into a tomato chutney (see my version below) and simmer for a while on a low heat.

Best served hot with roti or Indian bread.


Tomato Chutney

1. Sauté 2 large onions which are chopped until slightly caramelized.
2. Add ½ tsp ginger and ½ tsp garlic and braise
3. Add your spices, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander and cumin mix, 1 tsp red chili powder and 1 tsp salt.
4. Then add 3 Tab Tomato puree and flesh of 5 tomatoes and simmer on low for a while until the tomatoes are cooked.

Do you have a recipe to share with CCN readers?


Send in your favourite recipe to me at and be my "guest chef" for the week.


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 TIME TO WALK THE WALK – only 2 weeks until race day


Use the following program as a guide for your final few weeks of preparation for Creswalk

Please note that the following program is suitable for beginners. For the more competitive or serious athlete, intensity, duration and frequency of exercises need to be increased!


DAY 1:
Option - try jogging instead of the walking.
Walk for a minimum of 80 -90mins. (15 mins. at a moderate pace, 60 mins. at a more brisk pace and 5 mins. cool down / slow pace).


Healthy Tip: Always keep your body hydrated - carry a bottle of water with you daily!

DAY 2:
Getting your body race-ready does not mean hard work only. A well deserved massage every so often will do wonders for your preparation.
Try a strength & tone session (yoga, Pilates, etc).

DAY 3:
Why not mix it up & plan a hiking session with fellow - race goers.

DAY 4:
Hit the pool or if you feel good, go for a similar workout to day 1. Change it up with hill climbs and mini challenges along the walk.

DAY 5:
Head back to the pool for some much needed recovery. Muscles & body will love the break.

DAY 6:
Walk / jog away.. See how your body feels and turn it up a notch if possible.

PLEASE NOTE: The above training program assumes a healthy participant. Those with medical conditions or who are not already physically active, need to seek clearance from their GP before starting any form of exercise.








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Send your question to Kareema at

All questions sent in are published here anonymously and without any references to the author of the question.


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Using a Feature Plant
This is what gives your garden the DAZZLE factor

It is a plant specially chosen for a focal point in the garden because of its exceptional appearance.

It can be taller than the other plants or stand out because of its colour or the fact that it is on a beautiful stand.

Some suitable feature plants are: Palms, tree ferns, maples, bamboo, croton, desert rose, cycads, roses and aloes.


Send your gardening questions to


You can also contact Ahmed Esat by phone (0404070498) or email ( and visit his blog site.

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It was a terrible night, blowing cold and snow in a most frightful manner.


The streets were deserted and the local baker was just about to close up shop when Mula Nasruddin slipped through the door.


He carried an umbrella, blown inside out, and was bundled in two sweaters and a thick coat. But even so he still looked wet, freezing, and bedraggled.

As he unwound his scarf he said to the baker, "May I have two poppy seed doughnuts to go, please?"

The baker said in astonishment, "Two doughnuts? Nothing more?"

"That's right," answered Mula Nasruddin. "One for me and one for Hagarbibi."

"And who is Hagarbibi, your wife?" asked the baker.

"What did you think," snapped Mula Nasruddin, "that my mother would send me out on a night like this?"


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An Ayaat-a-Week






You be foremost (in seeking) forgiveness from your Lord, and a Garden (of Bliss), the width whereof is as the width of heaven and earth, prepared for those who believe in Allah and His Messengers: that is the Grace of Allah, which He bestows on whom He pleases: and Allah is the Lord of Grace abounding.
~ Surah Al-Hadid 57:21


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"Every year I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing, and which, shirking pain, missed happiness as well.

No one ever yet was the poorer in the long run for having once in a lifetime “let out all the length of the reins.”


~ Mary Cholmondeley


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I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God.

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Pink Hijab Day


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3808 9233

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27 August


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27 August


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Muslim Aid Australia and Read Little Muslims


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28 August


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Australian International Islamic Collge

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3 September


10 Ways to Lose your Spouse & Children by Edris Khamisa


Griffith University, Nathan Campus

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Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue, Griffith University,

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Crescents of Brisbane

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0402 026 786



8 September



Getting Ahead In Your Career


Springwood Towers, 9 Murrajong Road

0422 187 735

6.30pm for 7pm start

10 September


Marriage and Parenting workshop with Edris Khamissa and Sajid Hussain


Griffith University, Nathan Campus

0431 360 418

9am to 1pm


10 September



Muslimah Night Bazzar (Sisters Only)

Loriza Koya

ICB, 45 Acacia Road, Karawatha

0405 816 102

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12 September



EID al-ADHA 1437 (10th Zilhijja 1437)


17 September



Eidfest @ Dreamworld



0419 025 510

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24 September



Unity Cup (#UC10)

FAMSY QLD & Islamic Relief

Acacia Ridge Futsal Centre

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Parenting Toolbox Workshop with Ahmad Fakhri Hamzah and Jamilah Samian  


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Islamic Relief Australia

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0456 426 523


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Al Kauthar Brisbane

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Birth of the Prophet (pbuh) / Milad un Nabi



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"InShaAllah we will get back to the normal Tafseer and Sahaba program soon, most likely the days would be Mondays and Wednesdays."





Al-Mustapha Institute of Brisbane 

39 Bushmills Court, Hillcrest Qld 4118

• Zikr - every Thursday 7pm, families welcome
• Hifz, Quran Reading & Madressa - Wednesday & Friday 4:30 - 6:30pm, brothers, sisters and children
• New Muslims Program - last Thursday of every month, 6:30 - 8:30pm
• Salawat Majlis - first Saturday of every month. Starting at Mughrib, families welcome
• Islamic Studies - one year course, Saturday 10:00 - 2:00 pm, brothers and sisters
• Ilm-e-Deen, Alims Degree Course - Three full-time and part-time nationally accredited courses, brothers

For further information:
Phone 07) 3809 4600



Quran Reading Class For Ladies (Beginners or Advanced)

Every Saturday 2 - 4pm
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1. Daily Hadeeth reading From Riyadusaliheen, After Fajar and after esha .
2. After school Madrassah for children Mon-Thu 5pm to 7pm

3. Adult Quran classes (Males) Monday and Tuesday after esha for an hour.
4. Community engagement program every second Saturday of the Month, interstate and overseas speakers, starts after margib, Dinner served after esha, First program begins on the 15 August.

5. Monthly Qiyamulail program every 1st Friday of the month starts after esha.
6. Fortnight Sunday Breakfast program. After Fajar, short Tafseer followed by breakfast.
7. Weekly Tafseer by Imam Uzair after esha followed by dinner. Starts from 26 August.


For all activities, besides Adult Quran, classes sisters and children are welcome.

For further info call the Secretary on 0413669987


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Lutwyche Mosque

Weekly classes with Imam Yahya


Monday: Junior Class

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Friday: Adult Quran Class


For more information call 0470 671 109


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Date: TBA
Venue: Islamic College of Brisbane - 45 Acacia Road Karawatha

Light refreshments will be available.




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Islamic Society of Algester

Jamiatul Ulama Western Australia

Body of Muslim Theologians (Ulama, Religious Scholars)

Islamic Women's Association of Queensland (IWAQ)

Community based, not-for-profit organisation providing Settlement, Aged Care, disability, social activities and employment opportunities.

Federation of Australian Muslim Students & Youth (FAMSY)

Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS)

GIRU – Griffith Islamic Research Unit

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Gold Coast Halal Certification Services (GCHCS)

Muslim Aid Australia

Serving Humanity

Human Appeal International Australia  Always with you on the road to goodness

Al-Mustapha Institute of Brisbane  

Preserving the Past, Educating the Present to Create the Future

Islamic Shia Council of Queensland

Muslim Reverts Network

Supporting new Muslims

Muslim Funeral Services (MFS)

 Funeral Directors & Funeral Fund Managers for the Brisbane and Gold Coast communities

Islamic Society of Bald Hills (ISBH) : Masjid Taqwa

Tafseers and Jumma Khubahs uploaded every week.

Muslim Community & Qld floods

How the community helped out during the 2010 QLD floods

The CCN Young Muslim Writers Award (Facebook)

The Queensland Muslim Historical Society  (Facebook)

Muslim Women's National Network of Australia, Inc (MWNNA)

Peak body representing a network of Muslim women's organisations and individuals throughout Australia

Sultana's Dream

Online magazine

Lockyer Valley Islamic Association


Celebrating Muslim cultures

iCare QLD (formerly AYIA Foundation) -


Slacks Creek Mosque

Mosque and Community Centre

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