List of mosques in Oceania

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This is an incomplete list of mosques in Oceania.

Australia[edit]

A listing of mosques (Arabic: masjids) and musallahs in Australia is maintained by Islamiaonline.[1]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in the Australian Capital Territory.[2]

City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Canberra Gungahlin Gungahlin Mosque 2017[3]
Monash Canberra Islamic Centre
Canberra Islamic Centre December 2014.jpg
Includes the Australian National Islamic Library[4]
Yarralumla Canberra Mosque
Entrance to Canberra Mosque December 2013.jpg
Sunni

New South Wales[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in New South Wales.

City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Bourke Bourke cemetery mosque
Mosque in bourke cemetery nsw australia.jpg
Broken Hill William Street Mosque
Broken hill mosque.jpg
Sydney Arncliffe Al-Zahra Mosque
Arncliffe Mosque.JPG
Shia
Auburn Auburn Gallipoli Mosque
Auburn Gallipoli Mosque.JPG
1999 Turkish Sunni
Blacktown Afghan Osman Mosque
(1)Blacktown Mosque-1.jpg
Afghan Afghan Community Support Association of NSW Australia
Greenacre Malek Fahd Islamic School Mosque
Chullora Greenacre Mosque.JPG
Sunni
Lakemba Lakemba Mosque
Eid Prayer at Lakemba Mosque.jpg
1977 Lebanese Muslim Association
Also known as the Imam Ali Bin Abi Taleb Mosque
Reportedly Australia's largest mosque.[5][6][7][8][9][10]
Marsden Park Baitul Huda Mosque
Baitulhudasydney.JPEG
1989 Ahmadiyya[11]
Mount Druitt Mount Druitt Mosque
MtDruittNSWMosque.jpg
Turkish

Queensland[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in Queensland.

City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Brisbane West End West End Mosque
West end mosque.jpg
Sunni
Kuraby Masjid al-Farooq (Kuraby Mosque) 1990s Sunni Original mosque was burnt down in 2001, rebuilt later in the year. [12][13]
Holland Park Holland Park Mosque 1908 Sunni Original building constructed in 1908, redeveloped with modern mosque later.
Eight Mile Plains Bosnian Islamic Centre 2014 Sunni- Bosnian community
Algester Algester Mosque 1990 Sunni
Darra Darra Mosque Sunni
Eagleby Eagleby Mosque Sunni- Turkish community
Underwood Islamic Shia Council of Queensland Shia
North Queensland Townsville Townsville Islamic Society 1980s Sunni
Cairns Abu Bakr As-Saddiq Mosque/ Cairns Mosque 2014 Sunni
Mackay Islamic Society of Mackay Sunni
Mareeba Mareeba and District Memorial Mosque 1970 Sunni Built by Albanian community in 1970, and dedicated to all those who sacrificed their lives for defense of Australia.
Central Queensland Rockhampton Islamic Society of Central Queensland Sunni
Bundaberg Turkish Islamic Association of Bundaberg Sunni/Turkish
Darling Downs Toowoomba Toowoomba Mosque Sunni

South Australia[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in South Australia.

City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Adelaide Adelaide Central Adelaide Mosque
Adelaide Mosque 1.jpg
1888
Park Holme Masjid Omar Bin Al Khattab
Park Holme.JPG
Also known as the Marion Masjid
Islamic Society of South Australia[14]
Marree Marree Mosque
The mosque at Marree SLSA B-15341.jpeg
Afghan Considered to be the first mosque built on the Australian continent. No longer in use.

Victoria[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in Victoria.

City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Melbourne Coburg Fatih mosque
Coburb mosque.jpg
Turkish
Langwarrin Baitus Salam Mosque
Ahmadiyya community mosque melbourne.jpg
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Ahmadiyya Formerly an amusement park
Preston Preston Mosque
Prestonmosque.jpg
Arabic
Sunshine Sunshine Mosque
Sunshine Mosque.jpg
1985 Turkish The largest mosque in Victoria
Albanvale Deer Park Mosque 1993 Bosnian
Mooroopna Mooroopna Mosque
MooroopnaMosque.JPG
Turkish

New Caledonia[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in New Caledonia.

Island City District Name Images Year Group Remarks
Grande Terre Nessadiou Centre Islamique de Bourail
Centre culturel arabes.JPG
1998

New Zealand[edit]

The following is a list of mosques in New Zealand.

Region City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Auckland Auckland [[Otahuhu, New Zealand
Canterbury Christchurch Canterbury Mosque
Canterbury Mosque 12 June 2006.jpg
Hawke's Bay Hastings Baitul Mokarram Masjid and Islamic Centre
Hastings Mosque, New Zealand.jpg

Papua New Guinea[edit]

Region City Suburb Name Images Year Group Remarks
Papua Port Moresby Port Moresby Mosque Papua New Guinea Muslims[15]

Tuvalu[edit]

Island City Name Images Year Group Remarks
Funafuti Funafuti Tuvalu Mosque
Tuvalu Mosque.jpg
Ahmadiyya Tuvalu's only mosque

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.islamiaonline.com/masjidfinder/ Masjids and Musallahs in Australia
  2. ^ Saeed, Abdullah. "Muslim Australians: Their beliefs, practices and institutions." Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs and Australian Multicultural Foundation, 2004.
  3. ^ Walmsley, Hannah (6 October 2017). "Community celebrates opening of new Islamic mosque in Canberra's north". ABC News. Retrieved 25 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Australian National Islamic Library (ANIL) - Public Library". Canberra Islamic Centre. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Andrew Wilkie (1 Sep 2010). Axis of Deceit: The Extraordinary Story of an Australian Whistleblower. Black Inc. p. 130. ISBN 9781921825699. 
  6. ^ Jackson, Richard; Murphy, Eamon; Poynting, Scott, eds. (10 Sep 2009). Contemporary State Terrorism: Theory and Practice. Routledge. p. 181. ISBN 9781135245160. 
  7. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2015/10/31/mosque-islam-australia_n_8438558.html
  8. ^ http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/lakemba-mosque-removes-christmas-fatwa-post-20121223-2btaj.html
  9. ^ http://www.news.com.au/national/lakemba-mosque-imam-issues-fatwa-against-christmas-report/story-fndo4eg9-1226542519830
  10. ^ http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/between-two-worlds/story-e6frg8h6-1226617453922
  11. ^ Ahmadiyya in Australia: Historie of Ahmadiyyat in Australia Archived 2008-07-19 at the Wayback Machine., Jalsa Salana Australia 2005 Archived 2008-07-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ "Jail for Australian mosque burner". www.radioaustralia.net.au. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  13. ^ Fickling, David (2002-10-17). "Mosque attacks leave Muslims fearing backlash". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  14. ^ http://islamicsocietysa.org.au/ Islamic Society of South Australia
  15. ^ http://www.islamicpopulation.com/papuanewguinea_muslim.html Papua New Guinea Muslims