Sri Lanka Australia Friendship Association was established more than three decades ago when the Sri Lankan population in Darwin was limited to few families. Presently the association plays a major role within the Sri Lankan community by serving aggressively on behalf of the rapidly growing membership.

Our Goals

  • To promote & develop co-operation, friendly relations & mutual understanding between the people of Darwin & all Sri Lankans.
  • Promote harmony among all Sri Lankans living in Darwin as countrymen representing one flag.
  • To assist People migrating to Darwin from Sri Lanka.
  • To be an example to other communities living in Darwin, promote their activities as well as to be a true friend to them in need.
  • Facilitate traditional Sri Lankan Social/Cultural/Sporting events in order to make aware & create interest among the young generation of Sri Lankans living in Darwin.

Current Committee

  • President – Nishantha Wijesinghe
  • Vice President – Aravinda Senerath
  • Secretary – Rajitha Gunathilake
  • Treasurer – Mrs Inoka Pinto
  • Public Officer – Sujeewa Kumarasena
  • Social Secretary – Duminda Weheragoda

Committee Members

  • Kasun Dissanayake
  • Aruna Muthumala
  • Mrs Nilmini Edirisinghe
  • Asanga Bandara
  • Danushka Ranaweera
  • Susith Kulasekara
  • Akshi Athukorala
  • Nuresh Perera


Membership subscription fees for 2017/2018 are:

  • Family -$20.00
  • Single – $15.00
  • Student – $10.00

Membership is from one AGM to the next AGM

(generally August to August)

Payment by either cash, Cheque or EFT

Banking Details for EFT

Bank – Commonwealth Bank
Branch – Casuarina
BSB – 065903
Account – 0090 2550
Account name – Sri Lanka Australia Friendship Association

Please put your name in the description
Click here to download SLAFA membership application form.