To be the peak body to represent all Telugu Community Groups with unity in Australia; to advocate on matters of interest to the Telugu Communities; to promote Art & Culture and foster friendships with the wider Australian Community.
Federation of Telugu Associations in Australia (FTAA)
Federation of Telugu Associations in Australia (FTAA) is an association of associations/groups to represent all Telugu communities in Australia. FTAA is to strengthen the organisation to and respect the existing Telugu community associations to continue their identity without interfering their operations. There are several benefits outlined below with examples of having a unified organisation.
Australian Indians are the second biggest community and are the highest migrants since 2010. Telugu is the second biggest Indian community in Australia and they are all highly educated and contributing from day one of their arrival in Australia. There are about 60-90 thousand Telugu people lives in Australia and the census shows we are only ten thousand.
- To present a unified front for all its member associations and promote the advancement of Telugu communitiesin the Australia.
- To establish Telugu retirement villages and community facilities as the community hubs across Australia and promote transfer of intergenerational values for upcoming generations.
- To continue on recognition of Telugu as a community language in all levels of governments and introducing in the schools in Australia.
- Mentor and promote the values to develop future Australian leadership for the upcoming generations.
- To coordinate resources and enable the local member associations to celebrate major Telugu functions and festivals every year.