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Hindu Council of Australia is a peak body organisation founded in 1998 with an aim to create a strong and unified Hindu community in Australia. Since HCA was founded, it has been acting as a representative of the Hindu community in Australia in dealing with the federal, state and local governments, apart from reaching out to other Hindu organisations and institutions.

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Hindu Council of Australia’s mission is to work for a strong, cohesive and active Hindu community in Australia, aiming to live in harmony with other religious and cultural communities while also devoted to preserving, promoting and sharing Hindu faith, culture and traditions with others in the society.

 

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Winners and Finalists of Gargi 2020 Awards
Gargi woman award is given to Australian women for their outstanding contribution to the community. Gargi women make good role models for young girls and women growing up in Australia. 2020 awards were delayed due to pandemic. A ceremony was …
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Jeanie Wood - Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Journalism Category

Jeanie Wood – Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Journalism Category
A private music teacher for over 40 years with hundreds of students under her tutelage. First novel published at 69 years, celebrating friendship between older women from a multitude of backgrounds. Jeanie led the 1st/2nd Merrylands scout Group, inspiring them …
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Clare Stockdale - Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Sports Category

Clare Stockdale – Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Sports Category
Clare has been very active in Sports all through her life, right from school proving that age is just a number. A true inspiration of what is possible can be garnered from the numerous titles won by Clare throughout her …
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Kavitha Jayakumar - Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Arts Category

Kavitha Jayakumar – Gargi Award 2020 Winner in Arts Category
A passionate emigrant crossed the hurdles of settling down, adapting to a new country and easing into work, to start an Art School in 2016 with just a handful of students. Today KJS has about 100 students from 4 to …
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Felicity Kean - Gargi Award Winner 2020 Education

Felicity Kean – Gargi Award Winner 2020 Education
Harding Miller Education Foundation’s longest standing and most dedicated volunteer, working tirelessly over the past five years as a personal coach and student support to hundreds of young girls from significantly disadvantaged backgrounds. A public advocate and ambassador for the …
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Rachna Soni - Gargi Award Winner Defense, Police, Fire & Emergency Services

Rachna Soni – Gargi Award Winner Defense, Police, Fire & Emergency Services
One of the first women of Indian origin to become a Multicultural Police Officer in Australia. Though considered a daunting task to join the police force, the driven and talented Rachna took on this role in her stride. Rachna engages …
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A specialist Endocrinologist, who recently completed a PhD in Andrology, with several notable research papers to her name. Nandini is one of the very few woman clinicians in Andrology (male reproductive health), having to move continents chasing the dream.

Nandini Shankara Narayana – Gargi Award Winner 2020 Science and Research
A specialist Endocrinologist, who recently completed a PhD in Andrology, with several notable research papers to her name. Nandini is one of the very few woman clinicians in Andrology (male reproductive health), having to move continents chasing the dream. Dr …
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Kanan Shah - Gargi Award 2020 Winner Performing Arts

Kanan Shah – Gargi Award 2020 Winner Performing Arts
Runs the dance school NIPA, Nartan Institute of Performing Arts for over 8 years, training more than 700 students of all ages and abilities. Completed more than 500 performances in Sydney since its inception, with 141 performances across community events …
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Gargi woman 2020 - Dr Rugmini Venkataraman, NSW, Community Services

Gargi woman 2020 – Dr Rugmini Venkataraman, NSW, Community Services
WINNER OF GARGI WOMAN 2020 – Community Services As a trained Sociologist has been working in academic and community development sectors, across India and Australia for the last 35 years Rugmini is a certified trainer, who coaches community workers, TAFE …
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Indian soldiers’ sacrifices remembered at the ANZAC ceremony in Cherrybrook
By Neena Badhwar Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) along with Hornsby Shire council, RSL Hornsby celebrated special memorial service in memory of the sacrifices made by around twelve Anzacs of Indian origin at the Cenotaph at Cherrybrook Park on Sherbrook …
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