Eid-ul-Fitr 1437 AH – Wednesday, 6 July 2016

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi via phone and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Mosque and have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr 1437 AH will be Wednesday, 6 July 2016, Inshallah. Salat-ul-Eid at Canberra Mosque will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start. Eid Mubarak.

‘Eid-ul-Fitr Salaah arrangements – Wed 6 July

The Islamic Society of ACT (ISACT) recommends you attend the ‘Eid Musallah at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS Arena, Leverrier St, Bruce) with salaah starting at 8.30am sharp, organised by the Islamic Society of Belconnen (ISB). The INDOOR AIS Arena arrangements offer ample praying space and parking options with easy access. Click on the attached ISB flyer for details including directions.

Alternatively, you may offer your salaah at the Canberra Masjid (130 Empire Cct, Yarralumla) starting at 8am sharp. Click on the attached flyer for details. Due to logistical reasons and with rain forecasted, arrangements at the masjid are limited.

‘Eid-ul-Fitr Celebrations @ Masjid CBR – ALSO SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

The ‘Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations will inShaa’Allaah again be held at Canberra Masjid 130 Empire Cct Yarralumla this year on Sun 10 July 2016. Click on the attached flyer for details.


For those attending the celebrations at the masjid, please park legally and strictly do not park on neighbours’ yards or block their driveways and encroach upon the neighbours’ rights. Parking volunteers will monitor the parking for any non-compliance and will pursue further. We thank you for your usual cooperation and understanding.

Taraweeh Prayers & Other Programs during Ramadhan

Taraweeh prayers are be held following ‘Isha’ prayers at 7.00pm every night during Ramadhan.

Qari Saad Nasser al-Qudair from Saudi Arabia will be leading Taraweeh every night throughout Ramadhan inShaa’Allaah. He also holds Qur’aan classes for children after Taraweeh everyday.

Sh Furqan Jabbar also holds tafseer classes after Taraweeh, attempting to briefly summarise the verses recited during the Taraweeh.

Tahajjud/Qiyaam-ul-Layl salaah is also held every night at 4am.

Start of Ramadan 1437 AH – Monday, 6 June 2016

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 1437 AH will start on Monday, 6 June 2016 inShaaAllaah. Therefore, Taraweeh prayers will start tonight straight after ‘Isha’ at 7:00pm.

Welcome Ramadhan – Lecture on Sat 21 May

Date: Saturday, 21 May 2016
Time: After ‘Ishaa’ prayer (7pm)
Location: Masjid Canberra, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla
Speaker: Sh Furqan Jabbar

InShaaAllaah, the lecture will be delivered to help us prepare and make the most of the blessed and upcoming month of Ramadhan.

There will separate arrangements for brothers and sisters as usual inShaaAllaah. You are welcome to bring a plate of food to share with your brothets/sisters.

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

MAGHRIB – 5 minutes after time
‘ISHAA’ – 7.15pm
FAJR – 30 minutes after time
DHUHR – 12.30pm
‘ASR – 10 minutes after time
JUMU’AH – khutbah at 1.00pm

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).

Arabic Classes for Beginners

Date: From Wednesday, 2 March 2016 (every Wednesday)
Time: After Maghrib prayer
Location: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla
Speaker: Br Mekki Hashim

Br Mekki Hashim will be conducting an interactive Arabic class for beginners.  The classes will be followig a set syllabus based on the Madinah Arabic reader.  All required textbooks and workbooks will be provided at no cost.

Please register your interest by sending an Email to secretary@isact.org.au, using the Feedback Form or contacting any member of the Executive Committee (see Contact Us page). Alternatively, you can attend on the day to register.

Organised by the Islamic Society of Australian Capital Territory (ISACT).

‘Eid-ul-Adha 1436H on Thursday, 24 September 2015

On behalf of the Imams Council of ACT, Imam Adama Konda announced that since the Day of Arafah will fall on Wedneday, 23 September 2015, ‘Eid-ul-Adha will InshaaAllaah be on Thursday, 24 September 2015.

Salat-ul-‘Eid at the Canberra Mosque (130 Empire Cct Yarralumla) will be at 7:30am for an 8:00am start.

Please be mindful that the masjid has limited parking options and indoor capacity. Furthermore, strictly do not park on the neighbours’ lawns or block their driveways please and encroach upon their rights on you. We thank you for your past and ongoing cooperation in this matter.

Alternatively, you may attend Salat-ul-‘Eid at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Arena (Bruce) which is a large venue with ample parking options available.

‘Eid Mubarak.

‘Eid-ul-Adha celebrations

Brothers from Spence Musallah will InShaaAllaah be holding the ‘Eid-ul-Adha celebrations onsite on Sunday 27 September 2015. We shall be joining them in the celebrations. You are all invited to join.