Canberra Masjid OPEN and in full operation

Assalam’alaykum Brothers and Sisters.


Canberra Masjid is alhamdulillah now open for Jumu’ah and five daily prayers. Please read below for the arrangements being availed until further notice:

Friday prayers (Jumu’ah) are led by the Imaam at 1.10 pm sharp.

• The five daily prayers are all held in a congregation (jama’ah).

 • No more than 150 worshippers are permitted inside the Masjid hall at any given time. Additional worshippers will be accommodated in other outdoor spaces around the Masjid inShaa’Allaah.

• Door for the main hall is closed once the capacity is reached inside.

• You must register your attendance upon entry using Check In Canberra app on your mobile phone.

• The Masjid hall may not be inaccessible at some times of the day when no authorised person is available to monitor safety and compliance, or for security reasons.

• The courtyard and outdoor shade of the Masjid is accessible at all times.

Health Measures:

Please wear masks to the Masjid.

Physical distancing is to be observed whilst at the Masjid at every possible opportunity.

• Please exercise good hand and respiratory hygiene including thorough and frequent washing of hands.

• Hand sanitisers and anti-bacterial hand washes are abundantly available for use.

• Please refrain from using the Masjid toilets if possible, and instead make wudu’ (ablution) at home.

• Pray Fard (obligatory) salah at the Masjid, and non-obligatory salah at home – this is the Sunnah!

• Sisters and young children are permitted to attend the Masjid but encouraged to pray at home – sisters’ salah is more meritorious at home.

We humbly seek your co-operation and understanding in the administration of the above arrangements. Please keep safe and observe all appropriate health precautions.

Jazakumullahu khairan
Executive Committee – Islamic Society of ACT (ISACT)

Daily Iqaamah Times

MAGHRIB – 5 minutes after sunset
‘ISHAA’ – 10 mins after time
FAJR – approx. 30 mins after published time
DHUHR – 13.15pm
‘ASR – 5.00pm
JUMU’AH – 1.00pm sharp

See prayer timetables on the right on the page for times and other details. Jama’ah is led by appointed imams/brothers.

Jama’ah times endorsed by Islamic Society of ACT (ISACT).

CLOSED – Canberra Masjid

Assalaamu’alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh Brothers and Sisters.

Following the lockdown announced in the ACT earlier today, the Canberra Masjid will regrettably be closed from 5pm 12 August until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. Please keep safe and take this opportunity to draw closer to Allaah Subhaanahu wa Ta’ala seeking His pleasure, mercy, forgiveness and protection for ourselves and for the ummah.

‘Eid-ul-Adha 1442 AH – Tuesday, 20 July 2021

The Imams Council of ACT have announced the commencement of the month of Dhu’l Hijjah. ‘Eid-ul-Adha 1442AH will hence be on Tuesday 20 July 2021 in sha Allah.

The ‘Eid salaah will be held at the masjid at 8am sharp in sha Allah

Eid-ul-Fitr 1442 AH – Thursday, 13 May 2021

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Mosque and have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr 1442 AH will be Thursday, 13 May 2021 Inshallah.

Salat-ul-Eid at the Canberra Mosque will start at 8am SHARP.

Note: Salat-ul-Isha will revert back to its regular time of 7:15pm from Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Taraweeh arrangements – Ramadhan 1442AH

The Taraweeh prayers will Inshallah be held under the same arrangements as Jumu’ah prayers. Please don’t forget to register your entry into the Masjid through the Check In CBR mobile phone app.

‘Isha’ iqaamah is at 7.30pm (sharp) everyday of the month, with Taraweeh prayers to commence after. Brother Isak Ali Isak from Melbourne is leading the prayers, Alhamdulillaah.

Monday night, he will start from Surah 88, Al-Ghashiyah, Ayah 1, and make Khatam Al-Quran, Inshallah.

If you’d like to donate towards the purchase of water bottles for the musallis attending, please call on 041 7272 041.

‘Eid celebration (15 May) arrangements – 1442AH

‘Eid-ul-Fitr cebrations will be held on Saturday 15 May inshaAllah.

Please see flyer for details. Please note the events will be run under existing COVID restrictions.

ISACT Membership


Membership renewals for the Islamic Society of ACT are due by the end of June and reminders have been sent to existing members. It is preferred that renewals be processed via Email ( and payment be made electronically by direct deposit. Please refer to instructions in the email/letter reminder.

Application for Membership

The Executive Committee is required to consider applications for membership for the Islamic Society of ACT.  As part of that consideration the Executive Committee will now require that any new membership be verified in person and will deny any application that has not been verified in person. Please refer to the attached notice for further details: Membership Application Notice.pdf

Hassan Shafi
Membership Officer

Canberra Masjid Upgrade – Fundraising Drive

The Canberra Mosque Fund Limited, an independent entity chaired by our esteemed Imam Mohammed Swaiti, will inShaAllah continue to collect your donations throughout the month towards the Canberra Masjid upgrade/extension. More project progress updates will be provided soon inshaAllah.
• Website:
• Account: Canberra Mosque Fund Ltd | BSB: 062 908 | A/C: 1085 0582 | Commonwealth Bank

If you’d like to donate towards the ongoing operation and maintenance of the Masjid and its programs, please see donation details below:
• Website:
• Account: Islamic Society of ACT Inc. | BSB: 062 913 | A/C No: 1118 2377 | Commonwealth Bank

Start of Ramadan 1442 AH – Tuesday, 13 April 2021

The Imams Council of ACT has met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1442 AH will start on Tuesday, 13 April 2021, Inshallah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start on MONDAY night, straight after ‘Isha’ at 7:30pm.

Canberra Masjid – Ramadhan 1442AH Updates / Newsletter