What makes FINACT unique and crucial - Coordination :: Cooperation :: Collaboration
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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- Kabaddi, Soccer and Badminton tournaments will be organised in February-March 2018.
- Events and information are welcome from member associations for FINACT newsletter.
- Westpac FINACT T-20 Cricket Tournament – BJSM PK11 Won The Cup – Three Time Winners.
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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for the success of AusIndia Fair on Sat 24 March 2018 at Stage 88, Commonwealth Park.
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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 2017-18
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.
Rattesh Gumber is an IT Project Manager and entrepreneur by profession. He is a dedicated and committed community worker and a strong believer and supporter of multiculturalism.
Dr Dhindsa is a scientist, writes poetry in three languages and was also a senior public servant.
Soccer fan and sevens player since university days, and trained under the most popular football coach, Olympian Rahman. Other interests are in Music and Literature. Trained in light music by various teachers and still active on several cultural platforms.
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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Secretary.email@example.com 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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Felicitation event for Shri Kanti Jinnaji OAM was organised by FINACT, Gujarati Samaj of ACT and several member associations at Theo Notaras Function Hall on Monday 18 June 2018. It is a great pleasure and proud moment for all of us that our own Shri Kanti Jinna has received the “Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)” for
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Hindustani Music Concert is organised by our member association Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand (ACT Chapter) in Association with Federation of Indian Associations of ACT Inc in Canberra,Australian Capital Territory.Australia Please attend, support and promote fine Sitar and Tabla music by Artistes from Pune India and pass it on to music lovers and various organisations.
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AusIndia Fair was held on 24 March 2018 at Stage 88 Commonwealth Park Canberra. It was a mega event, one of its kind, that brought India and Australia on one platform in nation’s capital. Organised by Federation of Indian Associations of ACT Inc (FINACT) and its member organisations, it inspired appreciation, sharing, inclusiveness amongst people
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Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) organised the mega event AusIndia Fair on Saturday 24 March 2018 in the Commonwealth Park Canberra. Despite being the first time, AusIndia Fair was successful in bringing the Indian diaspora and the broader Australian society together to embrace diversity and inclusiveness of migrants in Australia. There were 4000
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More than 30 organisations along with FINACT and its member associations are bringing significantly bigger annual “AusIndia Fair” on Saturday 24 March 2018 at Stage 88, Commonwealth Park in Canberra from 12pm to 6pm. It is the largest Indian event in the ACT promoting a holistic view of the progressive journey of AusIndian culture. AusIndia
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