PO Box 93, Toongabbie, NSW 2146 | INC: 9896232 | ABN: 5266 5293 839 | CFN: CFN/24241
Since 2011


Year 2022

15-Feb-22Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
24-Apr-22Sydney Chithirai Festival 2022 - Villuppattu By "Kalaimamani" Bharathi Thirumagan Troupe and Vijay TV fame Nadaswaram Parthiban and Folk Singer Kannagi participated.
09-Oct-22TACA 10th anniversary dinner night
15-Oct-22Annual General Meeting
28-Oct-2022TACA participated in a Street Diwali Festival by Cumberland City Council through a community stall.
06-Nov-22Iniya Illakia santhippu
04-Dec-22Meet and Greet with visiting Dignitaries Mr. V.P. Sivakolundhu, Former Speaker of Pondy Assembly and Dr Ravi Gunavathimainthan, Writer and Historical Movie Director
12-Dec-22Pen drama

Year 2021

9-Feb-21Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
18-Apr-21Sydney Chithirai Festival - Supported by MKU with Folk Singer Ilayaraja and other artists.
1-May-21Supported SBS Tamil fund raising for India Covid Crises through UNICEF
11-Jul-21Planned for Penn – Tamil and postposed
25-Jul-21Supported Nadigar Thilagam 20th Death anniversary organised by Sivaji Ganesan Cultural Society Malaysia
12-Sep-21Tamil Literary Meet 2021 – Live Webcast
August and SeptemberMeeting with Hon. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Hon. Natalie Ward, NSW Minister for Multiculturalism, Hon. Chris Minns, NSW Opposition Leader, Hon. Steve Kamper, NSW Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism, Hon. Michelle Rowland MP and Multicultural NSW for regularly listening and being in touch with us during this crucial time of pandemic days on various topics including Vaccination, Small Business Support, Health-related, Overseas travel, and many other community issues.
14-Sep-21State Planning Commission team for inviting our organisation to the Policy meeting on Art & Culture and Tamil Language with other eminent personalities, esteemed organisations and officials in the field for discussion.
14-Sep-21Anagan Babu Ramia Janardhanan, our Secretary represented virtually and presented a submission for consideration in the meeting.
19-Sep-21Annual General Meeting

Year 2020

4-Jan-20Supported 'Amirthavarshini', Charity Dinner in support of the NSW RFS by Kamban Kazhagam
4-Feb-20Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
11-Feb-20Pongal Celebration @ Australian Federal Parliament
10-May-20Live with Senthil Ganesh and Rajalakshmi in support of folk artists due to COVID-19
12-May-20Live with AnthonyDasan and Rita in support of folk artists due to COVID-19
26-May-20Fund Raised and supported TN folk artists impacted by Covid-19
30-May-20Live with Archeologist Amarnath Ramakrishna on Keeladi excavation
24-Jun-20Kannadasan 93 - Live with Isaikkavi Ramanan
9-Jul-20International Conference on Tamil Folks and Culture with MKU and other organisations from 9th July to 29th July 2020
18-Jul-20Live with Tamil Scholar G. Balachandiran IAS
22-Aug-20Iniya Ilakkiya Sandippu - Tamil Scholor Solomon Poppiah - Live Program
25-Aug-20TACA Huminatarian Grocieries Hamper Distribution supported by Multicultural NSW and others
12-Sep-20Bharathiyai Kondaaduvom with Tamil Writer Bharathi Krishnakumar - Live Program
13-Sep-20Annual General Meeting
10-Oct-20Supported Houston Tamil Chair Program
22-Oct-20Supported Saffron Day which raises awareness on Organ Donation
1-Dec-20International Webinar hosted with Karaikudi Alagappa University

Year 2019

22-Jan-19Approved as Temporary Activities Sponsor by Australian Government, Department of Home Affairs
30-Jan-19Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
12-Feb-19Pongal Celebration @ Australian Federal Parliament
19-Feb-19Stand With Soldiers - Condeming the terrorist attack on Indian Soldiers in Kashmir.
5-Mar-19Meet and Greet along with Special Address by Mr Isaikkavi Ramanan, hosted along with World Saiva Council, Australia
5-May-19Sydney Chithirai Festival 2019 - Vijay TV fame Folk Artists Senthil Ganesh & Rajalakshmi Troupe Participated.
5-May-19Sydney Chithirai Festival 2019 - Instituted and Awarded "Australian Tamil Acheivers Award". The award was presented to MasterChef 2018 Title Winner Sashi Chellia & 4 other acheivers.
7-May-19Celebrated Super Singer Rajalakshmi Birthday @ Bowman Hall - Blacktown
7-Jul-19Kannadasan Day Celebration
18-Aug-19Annual Tamil Literary Meet - Iniya Ilakkiya Sandippu - Nanjil Sampath, Oviyar Marudhu and Mammadhu Supported by Cumberland Council
1-Sep-19Annual General Meeting
19-Oct-19Supported Little India Fair 2019 - Celebrating Deepavali - the Festival of Lights by Council of Indian Australians Inc (CIA)
26-Oct-19Participated with a TACA Stall and supported Cumberland Diwali Celebration.
19-Nov-19Approved as a Member of World(Ulaga) Tamil Association, body of Tamilnadu Government
11-Dec-19Humanitarian Appeal for NSW Bushfire

Year 2018

4-Jan-18Approved the use of name and logo for Tamil Arts and Culture Association India
13-Jan-18Supported "Parramatta Pongal 2018" by Community Migrant Resource Centre
7-Feb-18Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
11-Feb-18Tamilisai Naatiya Vizha hosted along with Rasika Dance Academy
13-Feb-18Pongal Celebration @ Australian Federal Parliament
21-Mar-18Meet and Greet with "Unave Marundhu" fame Dr G. Sivaraman
5-May-18Workshop on Tamil Folk Arts
6-May-18Sydney Chithirai Festival 2018 - Tamil Nadu Rural Arts Development Centre, Madurai sent a Folk troupe delegation for a performance. Leading Comedy Actor Senthil participated as a chief guest.
8-May-18"A Tamil Folk Art" - hosted along with Indian Cultural Centre(Consulate General of India, Sydney)
1-Jul-18Registered with Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
1-Jul-18Kannadasan Day Celebration
19-Jul-18Supported Fund Raising for Community Member to pay the unexpected Medical Bills for his parent-in-law.
9-Aug-18Condolence Meeting for Dr Kalaingar Karunanidhi
12-Aug-18Annual General Meeting
26-Aug-18Iniya Ilakkiya Sandippu - Barathi Krishankumar and Smt Sumathi Sree
27-Oct-18Supported Little India Fair 2018 - Celebrating Deepavali - the Festival of Lights by Council of Indian Australians Inc (CIA)
18-Nov-18Participated with a TACA Stall and supported Cumberland Diwali Celebration.
19-Nov-18Raised and Donated Humanitarian fund for Tamil Nadu "GAJA" cyclone relief.
21-Nov-18Represented Community Reception of Presdient of India His Excellency Shri Ramnath Kovind.
9-Dec-18Meet and Greet with Dr G. Viswanathan, Chancellor VIT University and Thalaivar, Thamiliyikkam

Year 2017

21-Jan-17Supported "Parramatta Pongal 2017" by Community Migrant Resource Centre
25-Jan-17Supported Protest in support of "Jallikattu" in Sydney
14-Feb-17Pongal Celebration @ Australian Federal Parliament
16-Feb-17Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
7-May-17Sydney Chithirai Festival 2017 - Dr Pushpavanam Kuppusami and Ms Anita Kuppusamy participated
19-Aug-17Iniya Ilakkiaya Sandippu - Smt Desa Mankayarkarasi
2-Sep-17Raised Humanitarian Fund for family of NIIT victim Late Ms Anita Maniratnam
10-Sep-17Annual General Meeting
10-Oct-17Immigration Forum with Hon. Alex Hawke MP Asst Minister for Immigration and Border Protection - Hosted jointly with Australian Tamil Chamber of Commerce
25-Oct-17Raised Fund for the donation of A$ 1388.56 to Harvard Tamil Chair
13-Dec-17Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Madurai Kamraj University, Tamilnadu
15-Dec-17Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu
21-Dec-17Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Tanjore Tamil University, Tanjore, Tamilnadu

Year 2016

18-Feb-16Pongal Celebration @ NSW Parliament
9-Apr-16"Vetri" - Tamil Drama hosted with Sydney Nadaka Priya
8-May-16Sydney Chithrai Festival 2016 - Tamil Folk & Rock program by Anthoniyin Party led by Folk fame Anthony Thaasan
21-May-16Hosted Blood Donation and Bone Marrow Registry along with SEWA Australia
20-Jul-16Registered as Charitable Fund Raising Authority with Department of Fair Trading NSW (CFN:24241)
21-Aug-16Centenary Tribute to the legend "Bharath Ratna" Dr M.S. Subbulakshmi, hosted along with Natayanjali
28-Aug-16Annual General Meeting
27-Oct-16Representatives participation at PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROCESS ON THE DISCUSSION PAPER: INTRODUCING A TEMPORARY VISA FOR PARENTS from Department of Immigration and Boder Protection
19-Nov-16Iniya Ilakkiya/Deepavali Sandippu - Tamil Kadal Nellai Kannan
7-Dec-16Condolence Meeting for Dr Tamilnadu Chief Minister Dr J. Jayalalithaa

Year 2015

2-Feb-15Membership with Ethnic Communities' Council of NSW Inc.
11-Feb-15Meet and Greet with Dr M. Rajaram IAS Secretary for Tamil Dev. and Information Department of Government of Tamil Nadu
22-Mar-15 Sydney Chithirai Festival 2015 - Tamil Nadu Government sent a Folk troupe delegation through Eyal Isai Nataka Manram under the presidentship of "Thenisaith Thenral" Deva
30-May-15Meet & Greet - Welcome Indian Goodwill Delegation to Australia
26-Jul-15Annual General Meeting
16-Aug-15Supported Welcome Dinner to High Commissioner Hon. Navdeep Singh Suri
22-Aug-15Instituted "Bharat Ratna" Dr Abdul Kalam Gold Medal- This medal will be presented annually to a student topping Thirukkural competition conducted Australia wide by the Australian Society of Graduate Tamils (ASOGT,
3-Dec-15Raised and Donated Humanitarian fund for Tamil Nadu Flood relief jointly with Council of Indian Australians Inc (CIA)

Year 2014

13-Apr-14Sydney Chithirai Festival 2014 - Tamil folk fame Thanjai Selvi & folk dancers Participated.
15-Jun-14Annual General Meeting
27-Sep-14Small Business Workshop
10,11,12 Oct 2014Supported Sangath Tamil Manadu by Tamil Ilakkiya Kalai Manram
19-Oct-14Supported Carnatic Music Program by "Isai Chudar" Rithvic Raja
25-Oct-14Supported "Svanubhavam" by Samarpana School of Fine Arts
17-Nov-14Community Partner of Community Reception for the Hon. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi

Year 2013

21-Apr-13 Sydney Chithirai Festival 2013 - Tamil folk fame Chinnaponnu and Velmurugan Participated
11-Aug-13First Annual General Meeting
20-Oct-13Music Classes Launched

Year 2012

22-Jan-12Kaanum Pongal - First Members' Event
22-Apr-12Sydney Chithirai Festival - Dr Pushpavanam Kuppusami and Ms Anita Kuppusamy participated - Our Signature Event and Tamil Communities Unique and Day long festival.
15-Jul-12Education Seminar
29-Aug-12Raised and Donated Humanitarian Fund for family of Late Mr Rajendran Ramachandran
30-Sep-12Finance Seminar
17-Nov-12Iniya Deepavali Sandippu

Year 2011

24-oct-11Registered with Department of Fair Trading, NSW (INC9896232) ABN:52 665 293 839