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Australian Friends of Asha - Virtual Fundraising Event - Wednesday, 3 February 2021 5:15 pm

Join us to hear from: Hon Julia Gillard AC, Hon Julie Bishop, Hon Barry O'Farrell AO High Commissioner to India and Shemara Wikramayanake CEO Macquarie Group as they give their special perspectives on this organisation addressing the needs of a vulnerable population.

Seasons greeting from an Asha student

Dr Kiran Martin, Founder and Director of the Asha Society farewelling Abhishek when he left for Sydney one year ago. 

Season's Greetings and 2021 Membership Renewal Notice

Season's Greetings and 2021 Membership Renewal Notice.

Email from Dr. Kiran Martin

An email recently received by AAA from Dr. Kiran Martin that may be of interest to members.

Zoom Webinar: Food and Its Relationship with Culture: A Pakistani Perspective

Time: Nov 2, 2020 07:30 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 294 611 1897

Our Guest Speaker, Sobia Massod, is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. She is on study leave from the Fatima Jinnah Women University in Pakistan where she is a lecturer at the Department of Gender Studies. The diverse cultural influences in Pakistan have shaped the food that is found there. Sobia will talk about food and its relationship with her culture and she will also link the comfort food provides and the joy Pakistanis get in sharing it with others.


2020 AAA Survey

Please complete the 2020 AAA Survey at the following link:

Survey available until 1st November 2020.

2020 AGM 31st August 2020 at 7:00pm

The Annual General Meeting and Election of Committee Members for 2020-2021.

When: Monday 31st August

Time: 7:00pm AEST

Where: Zoom (online) 

Members will receive an email with a link to the AGM.

Any queries please contact:

July 2020

President's Message July 2020.