The Islamic Society will step up an appeal against council's rejection of a Gold Coast mosque after a judge threw out a community group's application to derail the proposal.

A cashed-up group called the Currumbin Residential and Light Industry Safety Committee Inc had attempted to strike out the appeal.

It launched legal action in the Planning and Environment Court alleging the Islamic Society (Salsabil Charitable Organisation Pty Ltd) had not submitted a "properly made application".

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