Taraweeh arrangements – 1444AH/2023 – starting 22 Mar

Taraweeh prayers will be held following ‘Isha’ prayers every night during Ramadan inshaAllaah at 9.00pm and 7:45pm when daylight saving ends.

Brother Ahmed Furqan Hassan, one of our young local hafidhs, will be leading the Taraweeh inShaaAllaah this year.

Friday night, he will start from Surah 8, At-Tawba, Ayah 28 InshaAllah.

Ramadan 1444AH newsletter/updates & Eid arrangements

UPDATES/NEWSLETTER – https://isact.org.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Ramadan-1444-updates.pdf

EID AND FUN DAY & BBQ FLYER – https://isact.org.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Eid-ul-Fitr-Salaah-and-Fun-BBQ-DAY-2023.pdf

Start of Ramadan 1444 AH – Thursday, 23 March 2023

The Imams Council of ACT (Imams Mohammad Swaiti, Adama Konda and Nourredine Laraibi) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1444 AH will start on Thursday, 23 March 2023, Inshallah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start Wednesday night, straight after ‘Isha.

Weekly Classes (after Maghrib)



Tuesday (after MAGHRIB): Book of the End – The Great Trials & Tribulations by ibn Katheer (raheemahullaah) 

Wednesday (after MAGHRIB): ‘Aqeedah series for beginners

Thursday (after MAGHRIB): Deviant Sects 

EVERYDAY AFTER FAJR & ‘ISHA’: Ahadeeth, Q&As, Tafseer and daily reminders.

No registration is necessary and the classes may be joined at any time. For further details, please contact any member of the Executive Committee (see Contact Us page).

Daily Iqaamah Times

MAGHRIB – 5 minutes after sunset
‘ISHAA’ – 9.00pm (7.45pm for rest of Ramadan after daylight saving ends)
FAJR – approx. 30 mins after published time
DHUHR – 1.35pm (12.3pm after daylight saving ends)
‘ASR -10 mins after published time
JUMU’AH – 1.20pm sharp (1.00pm after daylight saving ends)

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).

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 (membership@isact.org.au) 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

Eid-ul-Adha 1443H on SATURDAY, 9 July 2022

It is confirmed that the Day of Arafah will fall on Friday, 8 July 2022. Therefore Eid-ul-Adha will Inshallah be on following day, SATURDAY, 9 July 2022.

Imams Council of ACT

Note: Salat-ul-Eid will be held at the masjid at 8am SHARP, Inshallah.

Masjid upgrade/extension + Ramadan activities/updates


‘Eid-ul-Fitr Salaah and Celebrations


‘Eid Salaah @ Masjid Canberra: 2 May – 8am sharp

‘Eid celebrations: 8 May – 11am-3pm

Eid-ul-Fitr 1443 AH – Monday, 2 May 2022

The Imams Council of ACT have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Mosque and have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr 1443 AH will be Monday, 2 May 2022 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 Sunday, 1 May 2022.

Taraweeh arrangements – Ramadan 1443AH

Taraweeh prayers will be held following ‘Isha’ prayers every night during Ramadan at 7:45pm, Inshallah.

Recordings of Br Isak Ali Isak Ali are being uploaded to our YouTube channel and will be added as he completes each Surah. A direct link to the YouTube playlist can be found HERE.

Start of Ramadan 1443 AH – Saturday, 2 April 2022

The Imams Council of ACT has met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1443 AH will start on Saturday, 2 April 2022, Inshallah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start TONIGHT, straight after ‘Isha’.

Note: since daylight savings time will finish this Sunday, Inshallah, Isha salat will be held at 8:45pm and will change to 7:45pm from Sunday onwards.