eLanka Shop superposes 120 grocery packs distributed to families and loved ones in Sri lanka within a few weeks – by Des Kelly Dear Fellow Sri Lankan – in Australia (and globally)….. I am proud to say that within a very few weeks eLanka Shop has distributed over 120 grocery packs in Sri Lanka, to the families and loved ones of our eLanka members. A brilliant initiative by the eLanka IT team in Sri Lanka who manage both eLanka and eLanka Shop operations. As you may know, eLanka shop is Australia’s first and leading online shop. Sri Lankans in Australia and Globally have been purchasing the special grocery packs online and eLanka team have been delivering these packs within 24 – 48 hrs all over Sri Lanka. Delivery is Free! Once the order is made online, the eLanka team sources the products, packs in a special eLanka box and deliver ...

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Council stands with Sri Lanka – By Jonty Ralphsmith and Cam Lucadou-Wells Source:dandenong.starcommunity.com.au Greater Dandenong Council is supporting an Australian foreign aid peak-body’s call for $10 million in Federal funds directed to Sri Lanka during its economic crisis. The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) believe the funds will help prevent a humanitarian disaster as the South Asian island country faces foreign debt, inflation and instability. At a meeting on Monday 11 July, the council decided to write to the Federal Government requesting that Australia protects Sri Lankans in Australia and provides humanitarian aid. The money being requested would go directly to the people, with Australia one of several countries being called upon by the United Nations to assist the situation. Seven out of the nine councillors in attendance agreed that Australia should grant Sri Lankans humanitarian refugee status immediately, more than the annual quota; not send Sri Lankans back ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 29th May 2022 – 9th Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “A PERFECT PALINDROME” – By des kelly (Editor-in-Chief) e’Lanka. ) Tamil asylum seeker family cleared to return home to Biloela on bridging visas, Acting Home Affairs Minister says – By Erin Semmler, Rachel McGhee Go Home – This is a product of Chaminda Samaraweera and his wife Kath in conjunction with his fellow artists. Watch Cricket Highlights – Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – 2nd Test – May 2022 – Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets Together for a better tomorrow – A community support initiative by Keells Supermarkets Any ‘System Change’ must occur at the grassroots level – By Aubrey Joachim Crossing The Jordan – by Lakshman Navaratne Joe Frazier talking to Dinesh Palipana in 2010 not long after a spinal cord injury ...

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  Hearts Aflame – Sydney Sri Lankan communities’ Bush fire Fund Raising Event Photos by Chameera Jayasekera of CJPhotgraphy (cjphoto.com.au) Click here or on the photos below to view the full album of photos on eLanka Facebook  Hearts Aflame – Sydney Sri Lankan communities’ Bush fire Fund Raising Event The bushfire emergency in NSW and other States and Territories in Australia is an unprecedented national disaster. Sri Lankan communities living in Sydney including Sinhalese, Tamil, Muslim, Malay, Bhurger and other community groups including Professionals, Business owners, University Alumni, School Past Pupils Associations and Community Groups have graciously united to raise much needed funds for NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS).  A formal Dinner Gathering “HEARTS AFLAME” was successfully presented at The Croatian Club Function Hall, Punchbowl on Saturday the 1 February 2020. The organising committee led by Saliya Tennakoon was comprised of 18 members representing Sri Lankan community groups in association with the staff of ...

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eLanka Newsletter: July 2019 4th edition: Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter 10 Mysteries We Still Know Little About! (Love a Good Mystery? Check Out These Mind-Boggling Events…) “Tell your parents you love them Australia to assist Lanka’s tourism and cottage industry development – by Shirajiv Sirimane Health & Views – July 2019 – 2nd issue -by Dr Harold Gunatillake Chris Angel’s “magic” explained Australian travel and tour operators arrive on 10-day familiarisation visit Australian travel and tour operators arrive on 10-day familiarisation visit MAGNIFICENT MARTYRS” – By Des Kelly Click below for events   ...

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eLanka Newsletter: July 2019 1st edition: Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter Josephines’ Wild West Nite a definite winter warmer: Story: Marie Pietersz – Pics: courtesy well-wishers   “NOBODY’S CHILD” – By Des Kelly   Watch Cricket Highlights – Sri Lanka vs India – ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – India won by 7 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)   SRI LANKA NEWS – JUNE 2019 – By Victor Melder   Preserving the Buddhist identity: Back to basics – By Niranjan Selvadurai   My brother Mark – by Max Gerreyn   Green fingers or global warming? – Story: Marie Pietersz, Melbourne: Photo credits: Dirckze   Chronic Kidney Disease that You Should Know About-by Dr Harold Gunatillake   Angelo Mathews and the craziest ball of the 2019 World Cup – Andrew Fidel Fernando at Chester-le-Street eLanka Advertisers DISH – CATERING ...

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eLanka Newsletter: June 2019 5th edition: Sri Lankans in Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s eLanka eNewsletter     Sinhalese Cultural Centre (SCC) Nite 2019 – A Night of Support – Photos thanks to RoyGrafix THE STRANGER I GREW UP WITH & “THE INTRUDER” – By Des Kelly Watch Sri Lanka vs South Africa ODI ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights MEDIA RELEASE: Consulate General of Sri Lanka – Australian Travel Agents visit to Sri Lanka on Familiarisation Tour Showing off Geraldton businesses – ( Business women in Geraldton hope to pitch Mid West products to a new Asian market) – By Tamra Carr 33 Dengue deaths and nearly 23,000 patients in six months Photos from – A Night of Glitz & Glamour – Bollywood in Brisbane in aid of Shanthi Palliative Care Hospital Health & Views – June 2nd edition – By Dr ...

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eLanka Newsletter: June 2019 2nd edition: Sri Lankans in Australia – News, Photos and Events for the Sri Lankan Down-Under!   Click here or on the images below to read this week’s eLanka Newsletter for the Sri Lankan Down – Under! Peter Dutton visits bombed Sri Lankan church ...

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  eLanka Newsletter: June 2019 1st edition: Sri Lankans in Australia – News, Photos and Events for the Sri Lankan Down-Under! Click here or on the image below to read this week’s eLanka Newsletter for the Sri Lankan Down-Under! Photos from the Ceylon Society of Australia – 2nd Public Meeting 26th May 2019 AND Vicarage murders hold guests spellbound – from Doug Jones “A TERRIFIC TRIO” – By Des Kelly AND This is how the Burghers of Bambalawatha spoke in the good old days.  Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews at the Sinhalese New Year Celebrations at the Dandenong Showgrounds – Video and Photos thanks to Trevine Rodrigo Cricket: Watch highlights of the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka match at Cardiff, Game 3 of the ICC World cup – 1st June 2019   Sandra Jackson – Memories are made of this – FROM TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE Seri Vanija Jathakaya AND Sri Lanka ...

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eLanka Newsletter: May 2019 4th edition: Sri Lankans in Australia – News, Photos and Events for the Sri Lankan Down-Under! Click here or on the image below to read this week’s eLanka Newsletter for the Sri Lankan Down-Under! eLanka Newsletter: May 2019 4th edition eLanka, Lankan-Australian “News-King”: Always read eLanka! (Circulation 20,000 plus members! – The Largest Sri Lankan News Circulation in Australia!) You can also view this email in your browser Welcome to eLanka News – for the Sri Lankan Down Under! We will be sending a mid week eLanka EVENTS newsletter from this week Keep an eye out! First Ever Digital Pandol (Thorana) in Australia – Presented and erected to view at Lankarama Buddhist Temple in Sydney 5 meter by 4 meter structure – Presented and erected to view at Lankarama Buddhist Temple in Sydney by the Sri Lanka Consulate Office in Sydney – An initiative by the ...

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