In the wake of a terrorist attack on a Mosque, ICQ urges authorities to do more in countering right wing extremism

Tuesday 20 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Our prayers and sympathies are with the victims of the terrorist attack at the Finsbury Park Mosque, North London. We have previously raised concerns about the rising Islamophobia and extreme rhetoric by some radio hosts, media commentators, and politicians. This terrorist attack is a...

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ICQ condemns terrorist attack on a Quebec Mosque

Press Release Date: 30/01/2017 Islamic Council of Queensland condemns the terrorist attack on innocent worshippers at a Mosque in Quebec, Canada. Our condolences and prayers are with the victims and their families. “Divisive and extreme rhetoric is a precursor to violent extremism. Dehumanisation of Muslims by world leaders like Donald...

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ICQ Condemns Paris Attacks

Press Release Date: 14/11/2015 Islamic Council of Queensland extends its condolences to the victims of the mindless violence perpetrated on innocent people in Paris. We would like to express our sympathy to all the victims of terrorism across the world including the victims of attacks in Kabul and Beirut. As...

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Queensland Muslim Communities build social wellbeing and community resilience

Queensland Muslim Communities join together to build social wellbeing and community resilience A coalition of Queensland’s key Muslim organisations – the Council of Imam’s Queensland, Islamic Council of Queensland and the Islamic Women’s Association of Queensland have today called upon the Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk to adopt their proposal to develop...

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Australian Refugee Intake

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 9 September 2015. The Islamic Council of Queensland welcomes the announcement that Australia will take 12,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq in addition to the 13,750 places allocated through existing humanitarian program. However, we are extremely concerned about the discriminatory and divisive policy of prioritizing refugees on...

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