eLanka Newsletter – 20th April 2022 – 6th Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “LAMPRAIS TO THE FORE” – by Des Kelly Rozanne De Silva celebrates her milestone 50th – an extravagant birthday bash thrown by Jude De Silva for wife Rozanne – by Trevine Rodrigo (Melbourne) Accountant, comic, and MasterChef: Dilruk Jayasinha’s curious journey to comedy – by Jessica Taylor Yates Kaha Sivurata Kandulak | කහ සිවුරට කඳුලක් | Sinhala Song – song composition by Maithri Panagoda | Sung by veteran singer Edward Jayakody Bachi Susan with deep bass voice is a phenomenal exceptional sought after vocalist at apex of fame -by Sunil Thenabadu Health & Views April 2nd issue 2022 – by Dr harold Gunatillake VISHARADA JAGATH WICKREMASINGHE REPUTED VOCALIST ,MUSICIAN AT THE SUMMIT OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Music to my ears Sohan ...

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MAITHRI PANAGODA UNDISPUTED LEGAL PRODIGY IN  NSW OF SRI LANKAN ORIGIN, FORMER DIRECTOR OF LANKAVISION, FORMER EDITOR IN CHIEF SLE, PATRON OF MUTHUHARA OF SLRC, FOUNDING MEMBER OF OLD ANANDIANS ASSOCIATION NSW – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo source: Sydney University Maithri Panagoda is one of Australia’s prominent litigation lawyers. Educated in both Sydney and Sri Lanka, Maithri has over 40 years skill in lawsuit and dispute resolution. The Law Society of NSW accredits him as an accredited specialist in personal injury law.   Maithri practiced as a lawyer in Dubbo, a city in the Orana region in NSW, for nearly 10 years before joining Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in 1991. He worked with the Western Aboriginal Legal Service and since joining Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers he has renewed his passion for representing the Aboriginal people. He has been involved in many compensation claims brought by members of the Stolen Generation.   Fluent in Sinhalese, Maithri is involved in various ...

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Sri Lanka Association of NSW – Public Talk and Discussion Forum The inaugural  session of  the Public Talk and Discussion Forum was conducted under the auspices of Sri Lanka Association of  NSW (SLA)  at the Seniors’ Open Day on recently at Learning and Leisure Centre Pennant Hills. The Talk was on  “Elder Law” –  Legal issues relevant to Seniors Citizens. The speaker was  Mr Maithri Panagoda  Senior Partner, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Sydney,  Adjunct Professor of  Law, University of Notre Dame. Mr. Kithsiri Senadeera a former SLA ex-co member who initiated this Public Talk and Discussion Forum in his welcome speech  thanked Dr Seneviratne Banda for initiating the monthly Seniors’ Get-together and Mr. Sam Masachchi the President, SLA for implementing  the project immediately and others who supported him. He explained  the purpose of this Forum as to have a continuous  learning  process for elders  and to  disseminate knowledge in diverse fields ...

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