The first organised activities of Muslims in Toowoomba started with the establishment of Islamic Society of Toowoomba Inc (IST) in 1994. IST represents all Muslims in Toowoomba and in the region. It is a Member of the Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ) and Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC), the pioneering peak body all Muslims in Australia. We are also closely work with Council of Imams Queensland (CIQ), Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) and Grand Mufti of Australia.
AIMS and OBJECTIVES of Society
Executive Committee members of the Society are elected by the members every two years in its Annual General Meeting. Professor Dr Shahjahan Khan is the Founding President of Islamic Society of Toowoomba.
Islamic Society worked very closely with the University of Southern Queensland as most if its activities were run from the USQ Islamic Centre until the establishment of Toowoomba Mosque in 2014.