Jumu’ah Khutbah 22 March 2019 (after the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand)

In the wake of the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Society has decided to publish the Khutbah (sermon) delivered at the Canberra Mosque by Imam Mohammed Swaiti on 22 March 2019. 

The Khutbah (including a downloadable PDF version) can be found here: https://isact.org.au/jumuah-khutbah-22-march-2019/

Daily Classes

We have an updated program of activities that are being run at the Canberra Masjid AFTER ‘MAGHRIB’:

Friday: al-Qur’aan – Study of Tafseer Ibn Katheer by Br Anas

Saturday: Qur’aan Memorisation by Br ‘Ali Omar (brothers only) – all ages
Monday: Discuss Fiqh (Jurisrudence) topics by Sh Abu Mous’ab
Tuesday: Various ‘Aqeedah topics by Br Anas
Wednesday: al-Qur’aan – Read, Memorise & Understand by Sh Abu Mous’ab

EVERYDAY AFTER FAJR & ‘ISHA’: Ahadeeth, tafseer and daily reminders after Fajr by Sh. Abu Mous’ab and others

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).

Authorised and organised by the Islamic Society of Australian Capital Territory (ISACT).

Daily Salaat-ul-Jama’ah (congregational prayer) Times

MAGHRIB – 5 minutes after time
‘ISHAA’ – 10 minutes after time
FAJR – 35 minutes after time
DHUHR – 1.30pm
‘ASR – 10 minutes after time
JUMU’AH – khutbah at 1.15pm

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

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

Eid-ul-Fitr 1439 AH – Friday, 15 June 2018

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 1439 AH will be Friday, 15 June 2018, Inshallah. Salat-ul-Eid at Canberra Mosque will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start. Eid Mubarak.

Canberra Masjid ‘Eid ul Fitr celebrations 1439AH/2018 – SAT 23 JUNE

Due to forecasted poor weather the ‘Eid-ul-Fitr 1439AH celebrations have been POSTPONED. They will now inShaa’Allaah be held on SATURDAY 23 June 2018 at Canberra Masjid (130 Empire Cct Yarralumla)


Please contact any of the Society Executive Committee members if you can assist in any way.

‘Eid ul Fitr 1439AH salaah arrangements 15 or 16 June

*** ‘Eid date TBA pending announcement by Imams Council of ACT on Thu 14 June after Maghrib ***

The’ Eid day will be either Friday (15 June) or Saturday (16 June), subject to the announcement by the Imams Council of ACT.  Irrespective of the day, the ‘Eid Salaah at Masjid Canberra will inShaaAllaah start at 8:00am SHARP.  If you wish to attend the ‘Eid Salaah here at Masjid Canberra, plan to be here at 7:30am to ensure you do not miss the start of the Salaah.

The Islamic Society of Belconnen (Spence Mussallah) are organising the’ Eid Salaah at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), located in Mitchell  Their Salaah is planned for a 8:30am start. Further details can be found on their website: http://isb.org.au.

Eid-ul-Adha 1439H on TUESDAY, 21 August 2018

On behalf of the Imams Council of ACT, Imam Adama Konda has announced that since the Day of Arafah will fall on Monday, 20 August 2018, Eid-ul-Adha will Inshallah be on TUESDAY, 21 August 2018.

Salat-ul-Eid at the Canberra Mosque will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start. Eid Mubarak.

How to Perform Hajj

On Friday, 13 July 2018, after Isha, the Imam will Inshallah be delivering a presentation on Hajj.  Whether or not you are intending to perform Hajj this year, or whichever group or travel agency you might be going with, ALL are invited to this presentation:

Hajj & Umrah

  • Are you performing Hajj this Year ?!?
  • Do you want to know more about Hajj ?!?
  • Do you have questions or concerns ?!?

Friday, 13 July 2018, after Isha (7:15pm) at Masjid Canberra

Prayer Timetable for Ramadan 1439AH

The orignal prayer timetable for Ramadan 1439AH was based on the month starting Wednesday, 16 May 2018.  With the announcement of the start of Ramadan being Thursday, 17 May 2018, the dates on the original timetable are out by one day. 

If you wish to obtain a corrected copy of the prayer timetable you can download it from this website as it has been updated.  If you continue to use existing printed copies of the prayer timetable, please beware that they will all be out by one day.

Start of Ramadan 1439 AH – Thursday, 17 May 2018

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Masjid and have declared that fasting for Ramadan 1439 AH will start on Thursday, 17 May 2018, Inshallah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start WEDNESDAY straight after ‘Isha’ at 7:15pm.

Hosting iftaars at the masjid

If you are interested in hosting an iftaar during Ramadan at the Canberra Masjid for the brothers & sisters attending the masjid, please contact Br Abdul Hakim or Br Khalid Yamin to ensure there are no clashes.