NSW Health Media Statement - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statistics - 27 March 2020  

Very Happy New Year 2020! - Let's Celebrate Just with the Family - Auspicious Times  
As we all know, New Year Celebrations in this year will be very different. The whole world is in COVID-19 fear. All the day to day life is unimaginably affected. This year, let's celebrate our New Year quietly and only with our own family. Let's be mindful what we do and minimise the health risk to ourselves and to all our fellow Australians ...

Our community donates $30,800 for the Bushfires - Thank you!  
Hearts Aflame team gathered at RFS Headquarters in Sydney Olympic Park to meet up with the Assistant Commissioner RFS Stuart Midgley and handed in the final contributions of $16,572.19 by Hearts Aflame and $10,300 by the Sinhalese Cultural forum of NSW Australia Inc ...

Trade Promotional visit to Queensland under the Economic Diplomacy Programme  
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney in association with Honorary Consul Office in Brisbane organised the Sri Lankan promotional event in Brisbane from 3rd to 5th March 2020 ...

SCATS NSW takes a road trip in Sri Lanka with emphasis to charity....  
A part of the SCATS NSW Committee toured Sri Lanka on holiday during the last few weeks. They combined pleasure with charity in helping the needy upon their observance in the far and remote areas on the way ...

Kalu Páta Kurullá, the short story collection by Malee Dissanayake  
Kalu Páta Kurullá, the short story collection by Sydney based Sinhala writer Malee Dissanayake was launched in a charming ceremony on Sunday 1 March 2020 at the Wrights Road Community Centre, Kellyville, NSW, Australia.
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“Thorathuru”- Special Edition Publication of the SLA - Reviewed by Dr Don Wickrama  
The special edition of “Thorathuru”, the publication of The Sri Lanka Association of NSW Inc deserves the appreciation of our community for raising the standard of a ‘Newsletter’ to a quality readable ‘Magazine’, although it is called a ...

Health & Views - March 2020 - Dr Harold Gunatillake  
The Latest on COVID-19, Is belly fat that bad?, Lung Diseases on the Rise Worldwide, Why Your Body Needs Magnesium?, The Best Way to Buy Fruits and Vegetables, What Your Sleep Position Says About You AND many more valuable health topics ..

Good Shepherd Convent Past Pupil Association's Sesquicentennial Gala 08th February 2020 - Sydney
An arch of gold and black and champagne and canapes at the entrance - what a way to welcome everybody to the Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena Sesquicentennial Gala Dinner Dance at the Ryde Civic Centre on the 8th of February.Good Shepherd Convent has set the bar very high with its dinner dances. And this year was no exception.....

A Royal Night to Remember
The spirit first to life awoke again on the 15th February 2020 at the Bicentennial Park in Sydney. The tranquil environment of the Waterview facility was brought alive by around 300 people mostly Old-Royalists and their partners. The event was superbly organised, the venue beautifully decorated and the live band kicked off proceedings with rhythm and swing from the word go....

Battle of The Maroons- Sydney 2020
The legendary annual friendly encounter between the two cricket teams of old boy associations of Ananda and Nalanda colleges was held at Jonas Bradley Oval, The ponds on Monday, 27th January 2020.

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 Sri Lanka Consulate General Office in Sydney. ..

Health & Views - February 2020 - Dr Harold Gunatillake  
Why caffeine may limit weight gain, What are the types of depressions, What every woman should know about her heart , Whole grains you have to try, 6 Tips on how to regain lost libido in women AND many more valuable health topics ..

Novel Coronavirus - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
NSW Health website publishes the most accurate and current information on the current Novel Coronavirus issue. Further, print and video resources are available in English and .......

Book Launch - Kalu Patta Kurulla - A Short Story Collection by Malee Dissanayake
Malee Dissanayake, a well known personality in the Sydney Sinhala Community, publishes her first book Kalu Patta Kurulla. Malee Dissanayake has contributed poetry, short stories and various articles to the Sinhala Magazine published by the Sinhalese Cultural Forum of NSW (SCF) over the last two decades and .......

NYE 2020 GALA Presented by Sydney API
The New Year's Eve Gala 2020 Event was Hosted by a not-for-profit organization, "SYDNEY API". All profits from this event went to support Roshan Mahanama Primary school in Weherathanna. Our purpose is to contribute to communities in need and provide necessary support by organizing events that bring us together such as New Years Eve Gala, to raise awareness. .......

Health & Views - December 2019 - Dr Harold Gunatillake  
What are Bacteria?, Which has more saturated fat?, Early signs of Diabetes, Vitamins you need as you age, 10 foods that help keep our hearts healthy AND ... many more valuable health topics ..

St Thomas' College OBA - 11th Thomian Carrol Service
All Saints Church Parramatta looked a picture, and the faithful gathered in great numbers, to herald the season of Advent and Christmas in true Thomian tradition. Months of preparation preceded the event. Vasantha Weerakoon�s skilful tutoring and direction made for an evening of inspiring choral music with the story and message of the Nativity clearly and powerfully delivered by Rev Duleep Fernando, a former President of.....

Devi Balika PPA- Maroon & Silver Night 2019
The magnificent 'Maroon & Silver Night' organised by the Past Pupils Association of Devi Balika in NSW & ACT, was held recently at the Pennant Hills Bowling Club. Many Devians, their families and friends relaxed and indulged in a sumptuous buffet and outstanding entertainment in a sea of colour and vibrant surroundings.......

Dr Harold Celebrates 90th Birthday
Birthdays are special to many, but what was so special on the 7th of December at the elegantly decorated Concord Function Centre? This was no ordinary birthday and the person celebrating it was the extraordinary Dr. Harold Gunatillake who turned 90. Attempting to introduce this gentleman with a colossus character to this readership-base is futile; his prolific articles and health columns are regularly featured on this Ozlanka website and several others. He has published over 400 articles on health topics -isn't that extraordinary? Ironically in his welcome speech the good doctor shared more health tips and hinted on the success of his longevity. Laugher erupted when he said that at his age there is nobody left whom he could call 'Uncle'!.......

Wesley College OBA Christmas Party 2019
The Wesley College OBA NSW, has been very active this year. We had three lively events and they were all well patronised by the past pupils, their families and friends. The culminating event was the annual Christmas party.....

The Ceylon Society of Australia AGM and Social 2019  
30 November 2019 saw an exceptional event, the Social following the Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Society of Australia. The venue was the meeting hall at the Pennant Hills Community Centre, a hall converted beyond recognition, the handiwork of Pauline Gunewardene, the President of the CSA, with the assistance of several members of the Committee ...

JPURA Alumni Association of NSW & ACT, 10th Anniversary, November 2019  
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura Alumni Association of NSW & ACT had a dinner get-together to mark its 10th Anniversary Celebrations on 9th Nov 2019. The members, their friends and families attended the event ..

Health & Views - Dr Harold Gunatillake  
What are Bacteria?, Restaurant meals that can ruin Your Day, What is Legionnaires Disease?, What is Tendinitis? Take these small steps to manage Blood Sugar ... many more valuable health topics ..

PUAAN's Annual Ball - Hantana Night 2019  
It was a cool mid-spring night - Saturday, 2nd November 2019. The annual ball of Peradeniya University Alumni Association - NSW Chapter (PUAAN) was held for the 13th successive year, at the Pioneer Theatre, Castle Grand. The arriving guests had the pleasure of posing for a photograph before being ushered in by very of beautiful PUAAN ladies. The colorfully dressed ladies added extra glamour and ...

Ashawe Veedi Riya - A Landmark Dramatic Event  
A few days ago, Sydney theatregoers were exposed to a theatre experience which left memories of an unprecedented nature. It was none other than Champa Buddhipala's fourth dramatic creation 'Ashawe Veedi-Riya' based on Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer prize winning play...

Newly appointed Consul General of Sri Lanka in Sydney assumes duties - Media Release 
Newly appointed Consul General of Sri Lanka in Sydney assumed duties at the Consulate General�s Office in Sydney on 16th October 2019. Before the assumption of duties, the Consul General and staff observed the religious observances...

St Peter's College OBA NSW Inc - October Spectacular 
The Old Peterites Fund Raiser held on October 5, 2019, was Spectacular in every sense of the word. For what was advertised by the Old Peterites OBA as their bi-annual "low key fund raiser" (as opposed to their glitzy fund raising event that bookends this event), the guests were treated to the best that Sydney had on offer at any Dinner-Dance..

Health & Views - Dr Harold Gunatillake  
The Connection Between Thyroid and Digestive Health, What's Causing Your Dizziness? Food to Boost Your Energy and Mood, Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics, Health Benefits of Eggs ... many more valuable health topics ..

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