One of our main intentions is to assist new arrivals from Sri Lanka for which we provide following services.
Please contact following committee members for assistance
Manjula Sirisena +61 429 831 338
Samitha Sandarage +61 433 644 228
Kasun Dissanayake +61 413 247 672
Free medical consultations for the first three months from arrival
As a service to the Sri Lankan community, the following Sri Lankan owned Doctor’s with established surgeries have offered free general practice consultations for new comers who does not have the Medicare facility.
Dr Gervin Samarawickrama
Karama Medical centre
21 Kalymnos Drive
Karama NT 0812
Telephone: (08) 8945 9554
Dr (Mrs) Sirima Tilakaratne
Moil Medical Centre
8 Budgen Street
Moil NT 0810
Telephone: (08) 8945 1211
Dr Ben Dayaratne
(under 16 only)
35 Macredie Street
Nakara NT 0810
Telephone:(08) 8927 1873
Dr Ben Dayaratne
Maluka St Cnr Royla St
PALMERSTON, NT, 0830
Telephone: (08) 8932 5100
- Sri Lanka Australia Friendship Association wishes to acknowledge and gratefully appreciate the free service provided by the three surgeries
SLAFA & BUPA HEALTH INSURANCE AUSTRALIA PARTNER PROGRAM
We are pleased to announce our association new tie up with BUPA Australia (BUPA is an international healthcare group, serving over 22 million customers in over 190 countries) to offer wide range of benefits when our members need private healthcare.
*This new SLAFA/ BUPA Australia partner programme offers 3% premium discount for SLAFA members of BUPA standard health insurance premiums.
*The above 3% premium discount has also been extended to cover all family and friends that are overseas visitors.
*Existing members of another health fund need not hesitant about the continuity of your existing policy, continuity is granted in new BUPA policy based on an equivalent level of cover.
*Access to two of BUPA Corporate Consultants for SLAFA members to contact regarding various private health needs, to qualify for the 3% premium discount and to rollover your existing policy to BUPA
Our committee is very happy to assist all newcomers to Darwin or those who have not obtained SLAFA financial membership yet enabling them to receive benefits of SLAFA/ BUPA Australia partner programme.
Please read the attached leaflet issued by BUPA Australia confirming some of key benefits available to all SLAFA financial members. Please click here to download the leaflet
Please contact following committee members if you need any further assistance regarding obtaining SLAFA financial membership or BUPA Australia partner programme.
Manjula Sirisena (President)- 0429831338
Niranjala (Secretary) -0410276862
Kasun(Vice President) -0413247672