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Asalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh

EID Al Fitr 2012/1433 will begin to be celebrated globally on Sun Aug 19 2012, with 63 countries (following Saudi Arabia) announcing Sunday as the first day of Eid (full list below).

For those you in Australia and beyond following physical moon sighting to establish the start of Shawal, Eid Al Fitr will be on either Sun Aug 19 or Mon Aug 20 2012, depending on moon sighting results. will be providing constantly updated information on Eid venue details and prayer times for Australian capital cities + beyond.

Please check back regularly to this page for the latest info Inshallah. If you are aware of Eid prayer details for any particular Mosque or Islamic organisation in Australia or beyond, please email us this information to and we will confirm and post this info for the benefit of everyone.

On behalf of, once again Eid Mubarak to you and your loved ones.

Eid Al Fitr 2012 (1433)

Sydney, Australia – Eid El Fitr Prayer Locations

Latest info as of Aug 18 2012 – 11:00pm AUS EST – The moon has been sighted in Bundoora, Melbourne Victoria AUSTRALIA. Eid Mubarak to Everyone.

All care has been taken in compiling this table and verifying details, however please confirm all information provided with your local Mosque/organisation. Please check back as we will update info as we receive it.

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Masjid | Musalah Organisation Date Prayer Time Location Details Google Maps Link
Annangrove – Imam Hassan Islamic Centre Mon  Aug 20 8:00am 165 Annangrove Road, Annangrove map
Auburn Gallipoli Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 15-19 Gelibolu Parade, Auburn map
Auburn Progress Park Sun     Aug 19 7:30am Kileen St, Auburn map
Bonnyrigg Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Bibbys Road, Bonnyrigg map
Cringila Masjid (Wollongong) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 1 Bethlehem Street, Cringila map
Erskineville Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 13 John Street, Erskineville map
Guildford Turkish Masjid (Mountford Ave) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 64 MountfordAvenue, Guildford map
Gwynneville Masjid (Wollongong) Sun     Aug 19 7:30am Illawarra Hockey & Sports Centre , Waples Rd, Unanderra
Mount Druitt Masjid Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 52 HytheStreet, Mt Druitt map
Penshurst Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 445 Forest Road, Penshurst map
Redfern Masjid Sun     Aug 19 6:00am 328 Cleveland Street, Redfern map
Smithfield Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 30 Bourke Street, Smithfield map
Armidale UNE Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:30am Armidale Town Hall, Rusden St map
Arncliffe (Darul-Iman) Masjid Sun     Aug 19 8:30am 10-12 Eden Street, Wolli Creek map
Artarmon Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 35 Hampden Rd, Artarmon map
Auburn Omar Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 43 Harrow Road, Auburn map
Auburn Abu Bakr Masjid Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 361 Chisholm Road, Auburn map
Bankstown Saarban Masjid Sun     Aug 19 8:00am Punchbowl Park, Viola Street, PunchBowl map
Bathurst Masjid Sun     Aug 19  7:40am 75 Bonnor St, Kelso map
Blacktown ‘Afghan’ Masjid Sun     Aug 19  7:30am Blacktown Showground, cnr Third Ave & Richmond Rd, Blacktown
Imam Husain Islamic Centre Mon  Aug 20   6:30am 6 Lang Rd, Earlwood map 
Cabramatta Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:15am 22 Water Street, Cabramatta West map
Coffs Harbour Islamic Association Sun     Aug 19 7:30am Community Village, 191 Harbour Dr., Coffs Harbour map
Daar Ibn Abbas College (Bankstown) Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 17 Cross St Bankstown map
Daar Aisha Shariah College Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 17 Cross St Bankstown map
Darul Fatwa (Islamic Charities Project) Sun     Aug 19 7:30am  2 Winspear Ave, Bankstown map
Dee Why Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 12 South Creek Road, Dee Why map
Liverpool Edmondson Park Masjid (Camden Valley Way) Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 2094 Camden Valley Way, Edmondson map
Ernest Street Lakemba Masjid Sun     Aug 19  8:30am Parry Park (Cnr. Punchbowl Rd & McCourt St, Lakemba) map
Gosford Musalah Sun     Aug 19
Granville Masjid Sun     Aug 19 No Eid Prayers to be prayed map
Green Valley Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 264 Wilson Road, Green Valley map
Harris Park Musalah Sun     Aug 19  N/A Closest venue: Attend Parramatta Masjid Eid prayer map
Heatherbrae Musalah (Raymond Terrace) Sun     Aug 19 206 Pacific Highway, Heatherbrae (unconfirmed whether correct location) map
Hill District Muslim Society Sun     Aug 19  7:00am SDA Building, Spurway Drive, Norwest/Crestwood (opps Golf Club) map
Hornsby Musalah (Asquith) Sun     Aug 19  6:45am Closest venue: Attend Cherrybrook ILM Society Eid prayer map
ILM Society North West Sydney Sun     Aug 19 6:45am Uniting Building – 134 New LineRd, Cherrybrook map
Lakemba Bangla School (Hampden Road) Sun     Aug 19 TBA map
Masjid Ar-Rahman Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 20 Garema Circuit, Kingsgrove map
Lakemba Mosque (LMA) Sun     Aug 19 7:30am 65-67 WangeeRd, Lakemba map
Lalor Park Musalah Sun     Aug 19
Lismore Musalah Sun     Aug 19 BP Service Station (uncomfirmed whether correct location) – 2 Leycester Street, Lismore map
Macquarie University Musalah Sun     Aug 19  7:30am Macquarie University – North Ryde Campus map
Marrickville Musalah Sun     Aug 19 Marrickville Town Hall – 303 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville
Matraville Musalah

Sun     Aug 19

Matraville Public (Primary) School –     310 BunnerongRd, Matraville map
Mayfield Islamic Centre (Newcastle) Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 3 – 5 Victoria Street, Mayfield map
Merrylands Musalah  Sun     Aug 19 6:45am Miller Street Community Centre -(1st Floor) 17 Miller Street, Merrylands map
Minto Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:00am 44-48 Westmoreland Road, Minto map
Minto – AMWC Sun  Aug 19 8:00am 10 BENHAM ROAD MINTO (Iqra Grammar) map
Newcastle (Elmore Vale) Masjid Sun     Aug 19 Corner of Garsdale Avenue and Croudace Road, Elermore Vale map
Parramatta Masjid Sun     Aug 19 7:30am Area 23, Pavillion Flat, Parramatta Park map
Newcastle (Wallsend) Masjid Sun     Aug 19
6 Metcalfe Street, Wallsend map
Punchbowl AIDA Masjid  TBA 1 Catherine St, Punchbowl map
Punchbowl Musalah Sun     Aug 19 8:00am Punchbowl Park (Viola Street) – Mathew St if raining map
Quakers Hill Masjid Sun     Aug 19 8:30am 37 Douglas Rd, Quakers Hill map
Riverwood Musalah Sun     Aug 19
Rockdale Musalah  Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Park at Warialda Street Kogarah map
Rooty Hill Masjid Sun     Aug 19 63 O’Brien St, Mount Druitt map
Rydalmere Masjid Sun     Aug 19 2 Primrose Avenue, Rydalmere map
Ryde Islamic Centre Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 3 Blaxland Road, Ryde map
Sefton Masjid Sun     Aug 19 11-13 Helen Street, Sefton map
St Marys IPDC Centre Sun     Aug 19 8:00am
Field adjacent to Arthur Neave Memorial Hall, Parkes Ave,
Werrington, NSW (Corner of Victoria Street and Parkes Ave)
Surry Hills Masjid Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 175-177 Commonwealth Street, SurryHills map
Sydney City Musalah None None None None
Tamworth Musalah (Kootingal) Sun     Aug 19 Closest venue: Attend Armidale UNE Masjid Eid prayer map
Al Hijirah Tempe Masjid Sun     Aug 19  7:30am Tempe Reserve Park, Holbeach Ave, Tempe map
UNSW Musalah Sun     Aug 19 7:45am Leighton Hall, Scientia Building, UNSW,Kensington. map
Wentworthville Musalah Sun     Aug 19 Closest venue: Attend Parramatta MasjidEid prayer map
Wyong Masjid Sun     Aug 19 6:45am 13A Howarth Street, WYONG 2259 map
Zetland Masjid Sun     Aug 19  7:00am 932 Bourke Street, Zetland map
Auburn (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Bicentennial Park. Olympic Drive, Homebush map
Belmore Masjid (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Bicentennial Park, Olympic Drive, Homebush
Campbelltown Youth Centre CYC (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Koshigaya Park, cr Camden Rd & Hurley St, Campbelltown
Canberra Masjid Sun     Aug 19 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla (Canberra) map
Dubbo ‘Kotku’ Masjid Sun     Aug 19 71A Tamworth Street, Dubbo map
Griffith ‘Kotku’ Masjid Sun     Aug 19 58 BenerembahLane, Griffith map
Homebush (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19  7:00am Bicentennial Park, Homebush Bay map
Liverpool (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19 7:00am Woodward Park, Liverpool map
Monash (Canberra) Masjid Sun     Aug 19 221 Clive Steele Avenue, Monash (Canberra) map
Wagga Wagga Masjid Sun     Aug 19 Charles Sturt University onsite – Ron Potter Drv, WaggaWagga map
Warwick Farm Kurdish Musalah TBA Unit 6, 10-14 Hume Highway.Warwick Farm map
Wollongong Essence of Life (ASWJ) Sun     Aug 19  7:30am Illawarra Hockey & Sports Centre , Waples Rd, Unanderra
Young ‘Afghan’ Masjid Sun     Aug 19 Briggs Street, Young map

TBA = To Be Advised – please check back as we will update info as we receive it. If we have left out prayer times, it is because we have been unable to confirm. To be on the safe side, we suggest you attend at 7:00am to make sure you don’t miss Eid Prayers for any unconfirmed venue times.

Eid Al Fitr 2012/ 1433 Prayer Time & Locations  – Australia


Board of Imams Victoria announces Eid as being on Sunday Aug 19 2012.

Islamic Council of Victoria Eid Prayers

Sunday Aug 19th 2012
Location: Flagstaff Gardens (ICV)
Timing: 7:30 AM


Eid will be on Sunday Aug 19 2012 throughout Queensland.

South Australia

According to Board of Imams of South Australia, EID WILL BE ON SUNDAY 19th August 2012. Eid Prayer @ Bonython Park, 8:30am. Full details:


Eid will be on Sunday Aug 19 2012 throughout Tasmania.

Western Australia

Courtesy of

Eid-ul-Fitr 2012 



Mosque Based On EID Prayer Time

BALCATTA – Alhidayah Centre (Vasto Hall, Balcatta)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:00am

BALLAJURA SOUTH – IESAWA (South Ballajura Community Centre)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:00am

SOUTHERN RIVER – Malay (1645 Holme Street Huntingdale)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

BEECHBORO – The Bosnian Centre


Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

CANNING VALE – Perth Lighthouse (Waratah Park)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:30am

DIANELLA – Bosnian Islamic Socienty


Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:30am

GOSNELLS – Muslim Charity Community WA

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

KINGS PARK – Islamic Centre of WA (Kings Park)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

MIRRABOOKA – Masjid Al-Taqwa

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:00am

MURDOCH –  Murdoch University Gymnasium – Car Park 4)


Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:45am

PADBURY – Al Majid

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:30am

PERTH – Perth Mosque


Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 10:00am

PERTH – Indonesian Community (Ballroom, Kings Hotel, 517 Hay Street)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:30am

QUEENS PARK – Turkish Islamic Association of WA

Following Turkey

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:20am

RIVERVALE – Islamic Council WA

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

ROCKINGHAM – Ar-Rukn Mosque

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:30am


Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 8:00am

WILSON – DAWA Centre (Centenary Park Pavilion, Wilson)

Moon Sighting 18th

Sun 19th Aug 2012 at 7:45am



Moonsighting Data  – Shawal 2012/1433

Courtesy of

The Astronomical New Moon is on Aug 17 2012 (Friday) at 15:54 GMT.

On Friday Aug 17 2012, it can not be seen anywhere in the populated world by naked eye, binoculars, or even high powered telescope.

On Saturday Aug 18 2012, it can be easily seen in Southern Africa, Central and South Americas:

On Sunday Aug 19 2012, it can be seen in rest of the whole world:

Sighting Reports Eid Al Fitr 2012 / 1433

Friday, 17 August 2012: No positive sighting reports are expected. None reported thus far.

Saturday, 18 August 2012:

  • Australia: Sighted in Bunadoora, Melbourne & City Beach, Perth
  • Fiji Islands:
    1. Seen: M Shamim Ali (MCW member) from Samabula Suva reported: New Moon for the month of Shawwal 1433H has been sighted in the Fiji Islands as announced by Mohammed Taabish Akbar, General Secretary of Fiji Muslim League, (MCW member). Therefore EID-UL-FITR will INSHA ALLAH be celebrated on SUNDAY 19th AUGUST 2012. See the Official Announcement Click Here.
  • Saudi Arabia:
    1. Eid is on Sunday: Al-Arabiya News reported: The Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan is to start on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom’s religious authorities announced. In a statement by Saudi media, they said the crescent which marks the new lunar month was not sighted on Friday night and that Saturday would as a result be considered the 30th and final day of the dawn-to-dusk month of fasting.
      Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and the United Arab Emirates also announced the celebration to be marked on Sunday, following the sighting of the new moon that will mark the beginning of the lunar month of Shawal, which follows the fasting month of Ramadan in the Muslim hijri calendar.

OFFICIAL Eid Al Fitr 2012/1433  – 1st Day of Shawwal – in Different Countries

Sunday, 19 August 2012: 

  1. Afghanistan (Follow Saudi)
  2. Albania (Follow Saudi)
  3. Algeria (Follow Saudi)
  4. Armenia (Follow Saudi)
  5. Australia (Some follow FCNA, ECFR, Ummul-Qura)
  6. Austria (Follow Saudi)
  7. Azerbaijan (Follow Saudi)
  8. Bahrian (Follow Saudi)
  9. Bangladesh (Some areas follow Saudi)
  10. Belgium (Follow Saudi)
  11. Bolivia (Follow Saudi)
  12. Bosnia and Hercegovina (Follow Saudi)
  13. Bulgaria (Follow Saudi)
  14. Canada (Fiqh Council of North America and Muslim Association of Canada, Alberta)
  15. Canada (Shi’aa Community – Announced by Grand Ayatollah Hosseini Nassab, Also Hilal Committee of Canada)
  16. Chechnia (Follow Saudi)
  17. China (30 day completion)
  18. Cosovo (Follow Saudi)
  19. Denmark (Follow Saudi)
  20. Egypt (Moon Born before sunset & moon sets at least 5 minutes after sunset)
  21. Finland (Follow Saudi)
  22. France (Follow European Council of Fatwa & Research (ECFR))
  23. Georgia (Follow Saudi)
  24. Germany (Follow ECFR)
  25. Hungary (Follow Saudi)
  26. Iceland (Follow Saudi)
  27. Ireland (Follow Saudi)
  28. Italy (Follow Saudi)
  29. Jordan (Follow Saudi)
  30. Kazakhstan (Calculations)
  31. Kuwait (Follow Saudi)
  32. Kyrgizstan (Follow Saudi)
  33. Lebanon (Follow Saudi)
  34. Libya (Moon must be born before Fajr in Libya)
  35. Luxembourg (Follow ECFR)
  36. Malaysia (Age > 8 hours, altitude > 2°, elongation > 3°)
  37. Mauritania (Follow Saudi)
  38. Montenegro (Follow Saudi)
  39. Netherlands (Follow Saudi)
  40. Norway (Follow Saudi)
  41. Palestine (Follow Saudi)
  42. Philippines (Follow Saudi)
  43. Qatar (Follow Saudi)
  44. Romania (Follow Saudi)
  45. Russia (Follow Saudi)
  46. Saudi Arabia (Local Sighting – Official Announcement)
  47. Spain (Follow Saudi)
  48. Sudan (Follow Saudi)
  49. Sweden (Follow Saudi)
  50. Switzerland (Follow Saudi)
  51. Syria (Follow Saudi)
  52. Taiwan (Follow Saudi)
  53. Tajikistan (Follow Saudi)
  54. Tatarstan (Follow Saudi)
  55. Tunisia (Criteria of age, or altitude, or sunset-moonset lag)
  56. Turkey (Calculations)
  57. Turkmenistan (Follow Saudi)
  58. U.A.E. (Follow Saudi)
  59. UK (Follow Saudi) [Coordination Committee of Major Islamic Centres of London, The central Moon Sighting Committee of Great Britain]
  60. UK (30 days completion or Sighting from other country) [Wifaaqul ulama , Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat]
  61. USA (Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America (Calculations)
  62. Uzbekistan (Follow Saudi)
  63. Yemen (Follow Saudi)

Monday, 20 August 2012:

TBA Eid Al Fitr 2012/1433 Guide

What is Recommended On the Day of Eid Al Fitr?

To wake up early, preferably before Fajr or at the entering of Fajr

To pray the Fajr group prayer in the masjid

To eat something sweet after the Fajr prayer before going to the Eid prayer area

To eat dates if one can find them, and to eat them in amounts of odd numbers

To perform the purificatory bath (ghusl) before the Eid prayer, even for a person who is not attending the prayer

To clean one’s teeth with a siwak or similar object as much as possible

To wear scented perfume (women do not wear strong scented perfume outside of their homes)

To wear the best of one’s clothes, which consist of the most beautiful, cleanest or newest garments, even if they are not white

To make one’s happiness and joy apparent, thanking Allah for one’s blessings

To smile and display one’s happiness when meeting others

To give much in non-obligatory charity, more than one’s usual habit

To direct oneself to the Eid prayer area, while saying ‘Allahu Akbar’ quietly to oneself and to stop saying it when the Imam begins the Eid prayer

To go to the Eid prayer area by foot

To pay the sadaqat al-fitr (zakat al-fitr) if it is necessary for one to do so

To arrive early at the Eid prayer area so one can pray in the first line

To return from a different direction after performing the Eid prayer

Source: Shurunbulali, Maraqi al-Falah; Ala al-Din Abidin, al-Hadiyya al-Alaiyya; Shurunbulali, Imdad al-Fattah; al-Haskafi, Durr al-Mukhtar

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Sadaqat al-Fitr made simple

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Faiza Khan
Faiza Khan 5pts

Any idea who did the Eid khutba at Punchbowl Viola Street park? masha'Allah it was one of the best khutbas I have heard.

Faiza Khan
Faiza Khan 5pts

Any idea who did the Eid khutba at Punchbowl Viola Street park? masha'Allah it was one of the best khutbas I have heard.

Fahmida 5pts

Eid Mubarak, May Allah (SWT) accept all our duas. Ameen.

MuhammadAli 5pts

Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak to all brothers and sisters 5pts

I think because they follow local moon sighting, they will be sighting later on InshAllah. We will keep updating and posting info as we receive it InshAllah.

Nura Yusuf
Nura Yusuf 5pts

Not a single country from SSA - Sub-Saharan Africa mentioned here. We are Muslims too you know.

Mariama Jallow-Njie
Mariama Jallow-Njie 5pts

Allahnduillah,almost many part of d world is cerebrating Eid tomorrow,what a g8 day it will be...AllahuAkbarr!!only GOD CAN DO THIS,HE IS D ALMIGHTY.....HAPPY EID TO EVERY MUSLIM THROUGH OUT D WRORL!!!

Akhirullah Ismail
Akhirullah Ismail 5pts

Eid Mubarak for all Brothers & Sister all over the world From Syd Australia!!!!!

Liana Roslan
Liana Roslan 5pts

Eid Mubarak!! Thank you for all the great work that you guys have done :)

Dawud Tuckwell
Dawud Tuckwell 5pts

Eid Mubarak to all my awesome brothers and sisters both here in Victoria and all of my other dear brothers & sisters in the worldwide Ummah. :)

Norzaini Amin
Norzaini Amin 5pts

Taqabbalallaahu minna wa minkum Taqabballaahu Yaa Karim.

Azman Osman
Azman Osman 5pts

Alhamdullilah..its about time we can be united as 1...especially when it comes to celebrating can we be united when we hv different even wen come to celebrate 1 syawal?

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