Welcome to the High Commissioner of India
His Excellency (Dr) Ajay M Gondane and Lady Gondane

OUR OBJECTIVES

What makes FINACT unique and crucial - Coordination :: Cooperation :: Collaboration
BONDING

To present a unified front for all its member associations and promote the advancement of people of Indian origin in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surroundings.

ENGAGEMENT

To act as a channel of communication between the Indian community and the Governments Federal, the Territory/State or the Indian Government) on welfare, social and economic matters.

INTERACTION

To promote an awareness about Indians being responsible Australian citizens and to cultivate a feeling of mutual respect through increased social & cultural interaction, sport and recreation.

INDIA CENTRE

To establish, develop and maintain an “India Centre” – a Community and Resource centre in ACT for use and benefit of member organisations and of the community.

GUIDELINES & ACTIONS

FINACT values Fraternity, Inclusiveness, Networking, Assistance, Cooperation and Teamwork.
Where FINACT Constitution stipulates certain actions, behaviour and provides guidelines, Annual Report provides vivid details of activities undertaken by FINACT in a financial year.

FINACT Constitution

Annual Reports

OUR SPONSORS

FINACT appreciates and supports activities and initiatives of our sponsors.

Title Sponsor for FINACT T-20 Cricket Tournament 2016-17: Westpac


FINACT T-20 Title Sponsor

Tournament Sponsors

Other sponsors

About US

Let us continue our united endeavours to forge greater ties between India and Australia.
Enjoy events and activities by our 26 member associations.

With 22 major languages, written in 13 different scripts, with over 720 dialects and with hundreds of different Landscapes and Landforms, India and Indians are no strangers to the concept of multiculturalism.

FINACT welcomes all Indian associations to be a part of this federation and contribute to efforts to achieve our shared goal.

What binds us all together is our commitment towards mutual respect, harmony and our passion see the progress and happiness in the country we come from (Janma Bhumi जन्मभूमि , India) and the country we live in (our Karma Bhumi कर्मभूमि, Australia).

  • COORDINATION

    Among associations

  • COOPERATION

    For achieving shared goals

  • COLLABORATION

    With all agencies

  • SUBMISSION

    On issues of common interest

Please feel free to subscribe to our newsletter that would update you of our activities and all events by member associations.

OUR TEAM

Meet our volunteers from different associations working together for shared objectives

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Community leaders are voluntarily putting a lot of personal time and energy for the community with lots of passion.

AMARDEEP SINGH
AMARDEEP SINGH
President
Amardeep (Canberra Sikh Association) has been actively involved in the social work accomplishments in and around Canberra region. Amardeep has also organised blood donation camps in Queanbeyan and Canberra in the past.
MAHESH SCARIA
MAHESH SCARIA
Vice President
Mahesh Scaria has worked in different countries such as Ireland, Dubai and India as a financial analyst. He served the community as the treasurer of FINACT in 2013 to 2015 and as the president of Canberra Malayalee Association in 2013-2014. Mahesh is a current executive member of CMCF.
CHITTIBABU DIVI
CHITTIBABU DIVI
Secretary
ChittiBabu (Indian Australian Association of Health and Well-being) promotes and encourages health and Well-Being throught sports and games for all ages amongst HAWAAI Members and the wider Canberra community.
SHAJI KARATTIYATTIL
SHAJI KARATTIYATTIL
Treasurer
Shaji represents Canberra Malyalee Association and feels privileged and honoured to serve such a wonderful multicultural community organisation.

COLLABORATION

FINACT maintains and values relationship with member associations, government and non-government organisations to achieve its objectives.

OPPORTUNITIES

We have many friendly voluntary works for you. You may help us and our member associations with sponsorship, lending hand, expertise or skill in managing our activities. Check with us all the wonderful options and choose the right one for you.

Federation of Indian Associations in ACT (FINACT) Inc is a not for profit socio-cultural federation that is heavily dependent on volunteers from the community. We invite an expression of interest with your areas of expertise, experience and skills.

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Contact us at info@finact.net.au

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