Islamic Charities in Australia and the Governance Predicaments


  • Hazriah Hasan Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Nur Farahiah Azmi Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Mohd Nor Hakimin Yusoff Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu, Malaysia



Islamic charity, Governance predicaments, Non-profit sectors


Islamic charity is one of the groups under the third sector or non-profit sector that mainly came out as a focal point in some countries. These Islamic charities made a significant contribution in various aspects in terms of religious, economic and social aspects. However, there are several issues and complexities faced by Islamic charities. Thus, this paper focuses on discussing Islamic charities in Australia through reviewing related literature. This paper also identifies some of the predicaments faced by Islamic charities and explores the authorities that may monitor the management and operation of Islamic charities. The findings of this paper offer insight for future researchers on possible solutions for governance.


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How to Cite

Hasan, H., Azmi, N. F., & Yusoff, M. N. H. (2020). Islamic Charities in Australia and the Governance Predicaments. Journal of Contemporary Issues and Thought, 10, 1–9.