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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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Let us continue our united endeavours to forge greater ties between India and Australia.
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).
For achieving shared goals
With all agencies
On issues of common interest
Please find our dedicated and motivated people from different associations working together.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018-19
Community leaders are voluntarily putting a lot of personal time and energy for the community with lots of passion.
Dr Nadimpalli has received the ACT Multicultural Advocacy Award 2015 for his initiatives and roles in shaping the multiculturalism in the ACT.
Surjit Kang is a veterinarian by profession. He is a dedicated and committed community worker and a strong believer and supporter of multiculturalism.
Roshan Menon is an IT Consultant by profession. He is a dedicated and committed community worker and is associate with many organisations and multicultural groups.
Manohar has been socially active since university days. During post-graduation studies, Manohar was helping new overseas students at the University of Canberra.
FINACT maintains and values relationship with member associations, government and non-government organisations of Australia and India to achieve its objectives.
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Dear Members, Hope all of you are doing well and all suited up for winter. Its time for our next General Council Meeting (GCM). GCM is planned on Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 6:00pm arrival for a 6:30pm start. The GCM will be held at Gungahlin Library, Training Room 1. Kindly send us the names
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The President of FINACT is doing 30K walk (Gandhian Way) visiting NSW Farmers by joining with United India Associations (UIA). UIA is doing 10 day (22nd September to 1 October) walk from Sydney to Canberra visiting Australian Farmers for raising awareness of Australian drought impacts on farming. Please support the FINACT President’s walk generously and raised
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FINACT T20 2018 tournament is going great guns. Games have been played in good spirit and the tournament is almost coming to a conclusion, with Pre-Final Dinner planned on Saturday 6 October 2018 and Grand Final being played on Sunday 7 October 2018. We request you to come join us and support us for the Two programs. Also please circulate the below
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi born on 2nd October 1869 in India and known as father of the nation (India). Gandhi is known for his leadership with non-violence and remembered for his activities of Civil Rights in South Africa; Movement for Indian Independence – Champaran Agitation, Kheda Agitation, Khilafat Movement, Non-Cooperation, Salt March and Quit India. Even
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Australia has been suffering from one of the most intense droughts of the past century, and experts say it is going to get worse. The devastating reality of Australia’s crippling drought has an immense impact on the farmers. The map shows the rainfall deficiencies for the last four months. FINACT and its member associations are
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It is great pleasure to announce FINACT will be kicking of this year’s T-20 cricket tournament. FINACT EC has decided to conduct the tournament during August – October, starting on the weekend of 25th August 2018. Please send in the details of your teams along with sponsoring Member Association to email@example.com or Secretary.firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th August 2018. Registration fee for the
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Dowry – A Disgrace and Inhumane Practice on Sunday 29 July Australian Parliament has set up a Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee to review “The practice of dowry and the incidence of dowry abuse in Australia”. More details: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Legal_and_Constitutional_Affairs Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) is providing collective representation and making a
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Annual General Meeting of FINACT was held at Belconnen Labour Club on Saturday 21 July 2018 and elected Executive Committee for 2018-19. Congratulations to the new Executive Committee: President – Dr Krishna Nadimpalli, Canberra Hindu Mandir Vice President – Dr Surjit Kang, Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association Secretary – Roshan Meenon, Canberra Malayalee Association Treasurer – Mehul
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