The Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ) is the peak umbrella body which represents the interests of Muslims in Queensland.
ICQ represents numerous organisations and mosques across approximately ten Queensland cities, which stretch from Brisbane and the Gold Coast to Cairns in North Queensland. We are a Charitable Institution and we are registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
ICQ has set about implementing a number of improvement projects which it hopes to achieve in the short to medium term (In Sha’ Allah).Read More
ICQ mission is to engage with and build a stronger relationship with all of its member societies as well as many other Muslim and non-Muslim community based organisations.
ICQ aims to develop a self-sustainable operating model to support the QLD Muslim community. The exact form is yet to be developed, however current considerations include a format which is akin to a scaled down version of an Islamic Chamber of Commerce.
ICQ represents numerous organisations and mosques across approximately ten Queensland cities, which stretch from Brisbane and the Gold Coast to Cairns in North Queensland.
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Presidents Address Respected Executive Members of all our Member Organisations, Respected Brothers and Sisters and Friends As salaam o’alaikum wrb Since taking office earlier this year, my team and I have not had the time to sit back and reflect on our journey so far, yet I know and believe that our achievements to date have been exceptional. The recognition and respect that your Council enjoys throughout Queensland is commendable. From the halls of Parliament House in Brisbane through to…Read More
The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils and ICQ is very proud to present a list of all the Mosques, Musallahs & Islamic Centres across Australia. Muslims and Non-Muslims can always be assured that wherever they are, they will be welcomed into any one of these institutions.Read More
The Council of Imams Queensland (CIQ) and the Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ), on behalf of all Muslims in Queensland, condemn the atrocious attacks on churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to all those affected by these tragic incidents. In recent times the Sri Lankan people from their diverse religious and cultural communities have shown immense resilience in building relationships after experiencing several-decades of civil war in which many lives were…Read More
Presidents Address As-salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh On 10 February 2019, Islamic Council of Queensland held its Annual General Meeting and a new team of office bearers was elected. President Habib Jamal Member Janeth Deen OAM Vice Pres. Farouk Adam Member Binil Kattiparambil Secretary Muhammad Khatree Member Junaid Qadri Asst. Secretary Akram Buksh Member Amar Ali Khan Treasurer Saba Ahammad Member Usman Malabu Asst. Treasurer Ahmad Gundru There are a few historical aspects to the new…Read More
ICQ + QPS Due to the recent events in Christchurch, ICQ is continuing to liaise with the QLD Police Service about ensuring the protection of Muslims and security around mosques and Islamic centres across the state. Earlier in March, several members of ICQ met with Inspector Les Bulluss, Senior Sergeant Wayne Rasmussen and Superintendent Peter Brewer to discuss how the QPS can better serve the Muslim Community. Further to these events, the Australian government has released further grants for the…Read More
ICQ Member Organisations to Increase Female Participation One of our key areas of focus under our new management committee in ICQ is to increase female participation within our various communities and societies.Below is a copy of the letter that was sent to all member organisations urging for greater female participation. Dear Brothers and Sisters, One of our key areas of focus under our new management committee in ICQ is to increase female participation within our various communities and societies. With 50% of our…Read More
Christchurch mosque shootings - Friday 15 March 2019 MEDIA RELEASE - CHRISTCHURCH SHOOTINGS ICQ strongly condemns the act of terrorism perpetrated on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand. Mr Habib Jamal, ICQ President, said “This is not the first or isolated act of terrorism against Muslims at mosques. Mosques have been a target of right wing terrorists in other countries as well. The Queensland Police Service has contacted and assured us that there will be an increase in patrols at all…Read More