The LMA has been in operation since 1962 and has grown to be a nationally recognised community representative. it is most prominently associated with being the caretaker of Lakemba Mosque, one of the largest Mosque’s in Australia that hosts thousands of people every week and over 100,000 people across major events and milestones.

The LMA offers services to over 4000 community members yearly ranging from financial to education health, religious, refugee and social services. The LMA also runs an Islamic Funeral Parlour.

The LMA continues to grow, reaching into new sectors and fields, expanding its reach across new platforms online and developing new spaces to accommodate a rapidly changing community discourse. With a strong sense of history and context, the LMA continues to work towards building an Australian Muslim Community that is able to confidently tackle the many challenges and obstacles it faces.

Address: 71-75 Wangee Road, Lakemba 2195
Contact Number: 02 9750 6833


Hours of Service: Monday-Friday 9.00am-4.00pm
Area organisation services: Canterbury Bankstown and surrounding area
Languages other than English available: Arabic, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Urdu
Referral Pathway: Self-referral, phone, in office or email
Eligibility Criteria: depends on the service that you request
Any Applicable fees: Nil

Ward Map

In 2016 the former City of Canterbury Council and former Bankstown City Council amalgamated to form the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The new Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of five Council Wards.

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This map can be used as a guide for the areas different organisations service.

The new LGA has different boundaries for some services listed in this directory such as local health districts, state funded programs and NSW Police Local Area Commands. Different boundaries and funding can impact on the services available to different people.