Muslims Australia AFIC is a not for profit community based organisation managed by a committee of management commonly known as the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee members of Muslims Australia AFIC, volunteer their services and are not paid by AFIC. The Executive Committee plays an important role in the organisation both as leaders and decision-makers. It is their responsibility to ensure everything the organisation does supports its vision, purpose and aims as outlined in the organisation’s constitution.

Muslims Australia AFIC still follow this three tier model of administration which is represented by its constituent societies at the grass roots level, followed by State and territory Islamic councils at the Federal Council level and Muslims Australia Executive Committee who oversee the general administration of the organisation.

The levels of representation comprises individuals from representative Islamic State and Territory Councils across Australia, Tasmania Christmas and Co Cos Islands and forms the Federal Congress which gathers once a year to review and evaluate all areas of Muslims Australia AFIC’s operations and also undertakes strategic planning as identified by its constituent’s needs and requirements for the year ahead. Collectively they help shape the strategic directions of Muslims Australia and sets priorities for their term of office.

The Federal Council represents their constituent societies during Federal Council meetings which are held several times a year.

Muslims Australia’s Executive Committee who are in essence the Board of Management meet approximately once a month, overseeing the overall function of the organisation as well as co-ordinating the day to day business and services of the organisation.

The President together with the Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Committee members, up to four, provide oversight for all activities that advance AFIC’s effectiveness and sustainability.

The President provides leadership for the organisation with the cooperation and consensus of the Executive Committee. The Secretary arranges Executive Committee meetings while the President chairs all meetings.

The President together with the Executive Committee is accountable to the membership of the organisation and other key stakeholders to ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements and seeks guidance from the Federal Congress and/ or Federal Council members around any uncertainties.

The Executive Committee plays a vital role in maintaining the best interest of the organisation and exercises care, skill and diligence in carrying out their roles and obligations.

The President, vice President, Secretary and Treasurer are elected by The Federal Congress which is made up on member societies and Councils from across the State, Territories of Australia, Christmas Island and Tasmania. The other office bearers are appointed by the President in consultation with the elected officer bearers. The Federal Congress reviews and evaluates all areas of AFIC’s performance and formulates AFIC’s key strategic planning and policy, moving forward.

The Executive Committee of Muslims Australia AFIC is elected by the Federal Congress to serve one term of three year duration. The Executive Committee can be re-elected after completing their first term of office and may hold office for their elected position for a maximum of two terms.


Staff Muslims Australia’s day to day operation is managed by a small but dedicated group of individuals who work closely with the President and Executive Committee members.
The staff ensure effective service delivery in all areas of responsibility.