During April 2017, Australian SSIO members organised many programmes as offerings of love and gratitude to Sathya Sai. In Western Australia, SSIO young adults offered Read More
SSIO members of Canberra, Australia, prepared birthing kits for women in disadvantaged communities around the world, to facilitate clean and safe childbirths. Over the past five years, more than Read More
On Earth Day, 22nd April 2017, young adults of the SSIO hosted a nature walk and outdoor session at Parramatta Lake, Sydney, focusing on the reduction of plastic waste and plastic use. They conducted a Read More
The Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) of Australia held its National Conference from 14th to 17th April 2017 in Melbourne. 570 delegates from around Australia attended, along with 62 children who took part Read More
In New South Wales (NSW), Christmas was celebrated at St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Marrickville. The theme for the event, attended by 150 people, was “Joy to the World.” The peaceful ambience of the church offered a Read More
After a Category 5 cyclone struck Fiji on 20 February 2016, the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Zone 3 – Australia and Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Zealand, sprang into action immediately. Sathya Sai volunteers started offering hot meals, food packets, drinking water, clothes and medical care to the victims of the natural disaster. Read More
The SSIO of Australia and Papua New Guinea participated in a Christmas celebration on the morning of 12th December 2015 in Blacktown, NSW. The event was organised in collaboration with the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) organisation’s Aged Care and Disability Services, who provide free services to people with disabilities, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness, or the aged, and SydWest Multicultural Services, Read More
SSIO volunteers organised an evening extravaganza of music, drama, and dance at Bowman Hall in Blacktown, Sydney, on 1st November 2015. In response to a cordial invitation extended to all ethnic communities, the hall was packed with Croatians, Serbians, Italians, Lebanese, Iranians, Indians, Sri Lankans, Chinese, Greeks, Egyptians, Africans, Spanish, and people of other ethnic groups, who came together happily as one family. The Honourable Stephen Bali, Mayor of Blacktown, was the Guest of Honour. The event underscored Sathya Sai’s teachings about the importance of respecting different cultures and beliefs in order to maintain and promote world peace and harmony.
Sathya Sai volunteers from the New South Wales (NSW) East region visited nursing homes in the local area on Sunday, 18th October 2015, to spread love and cheer through songs, dances, and joyful performances. Three groups of volunteers, accompanied by talented and energetic musicians, visited eight nursing homes to entertain the elderly residents with classical and nostalgic Australian songs. The event, led by two dedicated Sathya Sai youth, was a resounding success. It was an opportunity to bring smiles to the faces of the senior residents, who also joined in the singing at times, sharing the love and joy among all participants.
Sathya Sai volunteers in the Victoria region, in collaboration with the Whitehorse Interfaith Network, organised an All-Faiths Music Festival at Box Hill Town Hall on 16th August 2015. More than 350 guests and dignitaries attended this landmark event, including Read More