About Us

 Sri Lankan Australian Association of Ballarat (SLAAB) is a not for profit organisation consisting of members of Sri Lankan heritage and their well wishers residing in the Central Highlands Region. Sri Lanka is a vibrant multi-ethnic, multi-religious nation with a 2500 year history of rich culture and tradition. 


Our SLAAB membership is a true reflection of this multi-ethnic and multi-religious harmony.


Our Vision & Mission

Our Objectives


  1. To operate as a NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
  2. To provide a forum for members to meet, exchange views, cooperate, and take leadership in all activities of the Association.
  3. To organise cultural, educational, religious and entertainment programmes to foster cultural identity and diversity.
  4. To educate its membership and the wider community in relation to health and wellbeing and promote related activities.
  5. To network and cooperate with other organisations in programmes of common interest.
  6. To facilitate the integration of newly arrived Sri Lankans in Central Highlands Region to the local community by providing them with necessary information.
  7. To serve as an information hub to Australians who are interested in Sri Lanka and its culture.
  8. To promote cross cultural activities within the region accepting, respecting and understanding the diversity of communities living in the Central Highlands Region.
  9. To foster the welfare of members and their families.
  10. To serve as a platform for fund raising for humanitarian causes such as aid for victims of natural disasters within Australia and internationally
  11. To support any lawful activity heretofore unlisted, but deemed appropriate by the members of the association
  12. To acquire assets to maintain the above objectives and purposes

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Sri Lanka Australian Association of Ballarat Incorporated




Business Activity: : Not for Profit Organisation 


Registration No: A01025


ABN: 93 556 191 095


Australian Tax File No: 575 752 948


DGR Status : TBA

Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in joining the Sri Lankan Australian  Association of Ballarat (SLAAB).


Membership Categories


  • Individual Membership                                   $60 per Annum 
  • Family Membership (includes children)         $120 per Annum



Please complete the online application using NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.



We will be in touch once your application is approved by the executive committee. 



Membership Fee Payment Options


  • Bank Deposit:  Bank: Westpac BSB: 033605  AC No: 600464