Most of our member associations came forward to help people in trouble during the COVID-19 restrictions. Please find all contact details to get help.
Especially for Indian citizens – temporary visa holders, tourists and international students – stuck during COVID-19 restrictions, FINACT has partnered with the High Commission of India, Canberra. Please find contact details for any help.
We also strongly encourage all Indian citizens staying in Australia to register at https://www.hcicanberra.gov.in/pages/updates-from-australia
Dear Community Leaders Across the world Coronavirus strain COVID-19 is creating uncertainties and impacting on our way of living in ways that we have never experienced before. Governments are trying to find ways of supporting their residents while putting in place measures to control spread of COVID-19. State, Territories, Federal Government, High Commissions and Embassies
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Regrettable and unfortunate to be mocked by federal leadership. Ridiculing people of other faith and practices is not going to help multiculturalism. We strongly condemn such discussion in the august Australian House of Representatives.
Welcome Dinner for the High Commissioner of India HE Shri Gitesh Sarma at Darbar Indian restaurant braddon was organised on Sunday 24 November 2019. FINACT appreciates your attendance, continued support and the warm welcome extended to the High Commissioner Shri Gitesh Sarmaji. It was nice to have a round of introduction by all member associations;
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FINACT presents its annual event AusIndia Fair 2020 on 4 April 2020. Please block your calendar for this signature event. This event will be under cover and will be protected from the vagaries of unpredictable Canberra weather. Please feel free to promote and invite your family and friends from interstate – they will enjoy it.
Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) is an apex umbrella body that provides collective representation for 27 member organisations of various communities and groups of the Indian diaspora in the ACT and a responsive channel of communication. FINACT is organising a Dinner on 17 November 2019 to recognise achievements, felicitate esteemed members of the
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Dear FINACT Members Thanks to FINACT members who attended the General Council Meeting on 31 October 2019 which was hosted by Senator Zed Seselja at the Parliament House. In his address to the General Council, Senator mentioned that charities that meet eligibility criteria should consider applying for funding. Senator also expressed interest in learning about
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