Who We Are
ANFS is Canberra based non-profit & non-political organization. The ANFS was founded in 1982 to promote welfare & friendship among Nepalese and Australians
ANFS represents the hopes and aspirations of those immigrants who are united by their common bond of Nepali Heritage and Australian Commitment
What We Do
Nepali language school for school-age children
The Australia Nepal Friendship Society Inc. Canberra has established Nepali Language School for school-age children. It is affectionately called Hamro Pathashala (Nepali term for ‘Our School’).
Radio program in Nepali language
A radio program in Nepali language was started in Canberra in May 2014. This is broadcast in FM 91.1 Canberra Multicultural Service (CMS) Community Radio.
Celebration of festivals
We organise community events to celebrate a number of major Nepalese and Australian festivals such as Dashain, Deepawali (festival of light), Christmas, New Year, Nepalese New Year, etc
Contribution to social harmony and welfare
We participate in various cultural events including Multicultural Festivals where our members volunteer to express Nepalese cultural heritage.
Our members participate in various fund raising activities organized by volunteering / charitable organizations working in Nepal and other developing countries.
Nepali language classes for adults
We can organize casual Nepali language classes for adults who like to learn Nepali. These classes are meant to provide opportunities to learn elementary level of spoken Nepali with native Nepali speakers living in Canberra.