Islamic Society of Toowoomba Inc.
The Muslim Community in Toowoomba is united under the banner of the Islamic Society of Toowoomba, Inc. (IST). It is a registered non-profit organization to serve the needs of Islamic practices of the Muslims in Toowoomba and its surroundings. The Muslim students at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), local and overseas, play a significant part of the activities of the IST. The IST is a member of the Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ), a forum of the Muslims in the state of Queensland in Australia. The ICQ is a part of the Federation of the Islamic Councils in Australia (AFIC), an umbrella organization of the Muslims of Australia.
The University of Southern Queensland has provided an Islamic Centre on its Toowoomba campus for its Muslim students and staff. This Centre is run by the IST, and uses it for all the religious needs of the local Muslims. The wider Muslim Community enjoys unlimited access to the facilities provded at the Islamic centre.
It is the goal of the Islamic Society in Toowoomba, Inc. to foster a strong community spirit amongst the Muslims in Toowoomba and to present the true message of Islam to the wider community.