Muslims commence trade with the pre-European Aborigines of the Northern Territory.
Muslim contact with Europeans
The first Muslim settlers were hired by Europeans to aid in South Pacific navigation.
Muslims used as Camel drivers
Muslims are hired from central Asia to import, breed, train and manage camels in central Australia.
First Australian Mosque built
The first Islamic Mosque is created from a rusty ol shed in the semi-arid desert of SA.
Muslim relations with Aborigines
First records of Aboriginal-Muslim children and Aboriginal converts to Islam.
White Australia Policy
The WAP caused many troubles for Muslims wishing to emigrate to Australia.
First Melbourne Mosque built
Albanian muslims, who were the only islamic people addmitted during the reign of the White australia Policy, successfully complete the construction of the first Melbourne Mosque.
Increased Muslim Immigration
Due to civil unrest in Lebanon, Australia (who had since relaxed the WAP) experienced a surge of Lebanese-Muslims.
9/11 Bomb panic
The attacks on the twin towers in New York, USA, cause social uproar against Muslims around the world. The attacks were carried out by extremist Muslims that were part of the organisation known as Al Queda.
Contemporary Aussie Muslims
Since the 9/11 bombings, tensions have relaxed towards Muslims and Islamic culture continues to be intergrated further into Australian society.