Category: Anouncements

Sangam 2021 – Celebrating Incredible India

ISWA “Sangam 2021, Celebrating Incredible India” will be held on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Sangam 2021 will be a new and exciting format, at the outset of starting the celebration for 75th Independence of India

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/284705029842223

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Power BI for Beginners by ISWA Student Wing

ISWA Student Wing brings you Microsoft Power BI training for beginners. Registration is must: https://bit.ly/313Urqk

Power BI is one the most sought after skillset in the industry today – particularly for IT and Data Analytics students / aspirants. In our effort to give our Indian origin students an edge over others, this program is being introduced. This is targeted at the students of Indian diaspora. This is completely free. Registration to ISWA Student Wing is the only pre-requisite, for us to be able to track the effectiveness of the program.

You will have to quote your ISWA Student ID number in the registration.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1123994471405448

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ISWA Holi 2021

Indian Society of Western Australia celebrated Holi , The Festival of Colours on Sunday 28th March 2021 from 11 am to 5 pm at Langley Park, Perth.
It was Smoke-free & alcohol-free family event to enjoy

More than 6000 people joined the festival of Colours with friends and family. There were varieties of food options ,Games & Free Prizes, Rides & Water Slides.

Pictures and videos will be shared here soon!

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ISWA Naari 2021

In celebration of International Women’s Day, ISWA’s Women’s Wing celebrated “Naari 2021” on Sunday, 7th March 2021 from 11 am to 5 pm. The event was held in Perth Convention Centre.

Naari 2021 – an all-inclusive approach to women’s welfare- including health, wellbeing, and career guidance and also about community, family and innovation to support those in our community making a real difference with multicultural integration. More 1800 people joined the event.

There was mesmerizing cultural performances showcasing multicultural dance and music; Food stalls, Scintillating Bollywood music and DJ with an open dance floor

There were more than 40 market stalls run by women entrepreneurs! We congratulate ISWA Women’s Wing for the great initiative to encourage women giving them the platform.

Keep and eye here for pictures and videos coming soon!

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=IndianSocietyofWA&set=a.3968949509833564

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ISWA Mentorship Program GO LIVE Free Online Event

The much anticipated #Mentorship program of ISWA, targetting the college and university students of Indian origin in WA, GONE LIVE on SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2021 AT 7 PM! This is the first Mentorship program ever in WA dedicated to Indian origin students, with primary focus on International students of Indian origin.

The Vision is to identify potentials in students, develop, connect with the community and the industry, and get the students ready for their job and life in Australia. This will be the Pilot Phase with maximum 50 mentees only, selected by our Mentorship Program team. The selection process will be explained during this online event, and the actual selection will happen during and after the event.

There is an International panel of expert behind the initiative, ably led by Mr Partha Dev (mentoring@iswa-perth.org) from ISWA on the ground, assisted by Student Leaders of ISWA Student Wing.

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Women’s Health Breakfast

ISWA Health wing & AIMA organised a community health education seminar for increasing awareness of topics important to women’s health. This event was held on 14th March Sunday from 8am to 11.30 am ISWA Centre for Arts & Culture, 58 Burrendah Boulevard, Willetton and was free for all.

Topics covered were

Menopause – Dr Manju Ambekar;
Gynaecologist & ObstetricianOsteoporosis -Dr Priya Chowalloor;
RheumatologistPelvic Organ Prolapse & Urinary Incontinence – Dr Rekha Nanda
General Practitioner & GP ObstetricianPelvic Floor Physiotherapy & Exercises for Oseoporosis prevention – Miss Vandana Thavare Physiotherapist

More pictures: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=IndianSocietyofWA&set=a.3948286905233158

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Student Connect -2

The Student Wing of Indian Society of Western Australia (ISWA) organised a Free lunch and networking meet-up for all students of Indian origin in WA across all universities and colleges on 13th March 2021. The event was held at The University of Western Australia. About 120 students from different Universities and institutes joined the event.

Mr Tayyeb Shah Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Partnerships), Global Engagement Office and Professor Anu Rammohan Associate Dean, International, Global Engagement Office, UWA were also present in the event.

On 15th August, 2020, Hon Minister Paul Papalia presented a check of $188,000 to ISWA for extending the support to Indian students during COVID19 time.

During this event the procedures to access the student grant was explained to students seeking help from this relief fund and registration was initiated. Grocery vouchers were also distributed.

More pictures:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/vanity=IndianSocietyofWA&set=a.3938414236220425

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SANJIV RIDGE

Atlas recently renamed the Corunna Downs mine as Sanjiv Ridge, in honour of Atlas Iron chief executive Sanjiv Manchanda in recognition of his many years of service.

We are proud of you Mr Sanjiv Manchanda and our heartiest congratulations to him.

Here is the link to the full story

https://www.atlasiron.com.au/pilbara-turns-pink/

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Launching DV Awareness Booklet – “Respectful Relationships and Understanding Family Violence”

ISWA Women’s Wing has launched the Domestic Violence awareness booklet – “Respectful Relationships and Understanding Family Violence” – during the Women’s Breakfast event in December 2020.

This is supported by ISHAR Multicultural, United in Diversity WA, City of Canning, and Kaleidoscope and compiled with materials sourced from all four.

This is a great milestone for ISWA Women’s Wing and this booklet will now be distributed for free – hard copy and soft copy – through all our channels and events.

We acknowledge Office of Multicultural Interest for their continued support in these initiatives.

Please download the booklet from here.

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Indian Community Centre Updates

This web page is created to keep the community updated with the latest progress of Indian community Centre.

March, 2021

The construction of the ICC has been in progress.

February, 2021

The construction of the ICC has been in progress.

Here are some latest photos of the ICC site:

January, 2021

The construction of the ICC has started in January 2021. On 14th January the Earthwork had started. At 6.30 am, the ISWA Management Committee, Consul General of India in Perth Madam Dantu Charandasi, a few life members and community members conducted a simple prayer before starting the journey.

https://www.facebook.com/IndianSocietyofWA/videos/3463860773741487

Here are some latest photos of the ICC site:

For more pictures click below:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=IndianSocietyofWA&set=a.3809457912449392

December, 2020

On 5th December 2020, Premier of WA Mark McGowan announced $1.5M for the Indian Community Centre Project. Details here.

An update to the community was issued on 6th December 2021. Please read it here.

August, 2020

During the 74th Independence Day of India celebration, the federal grant of $2.5 Million was signed by Hon Ben Morton, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

For more photos of the event, please check the following Facebook link:

https://www.facebook.com/IndianSocietyofWA/posts/3345901892138332

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