Awards

Stewart Jones – NRNA Friend of Nepal Award 2015

2016-10-29T13:37:20+10:00August 17th, 2015|

Every two years the Non-Resident Nepali Association of Australia awards the prestigious Friend of Nepal to a worthwhile candidate who has made a significant contribution in helping the people of Nepal. This year Sanchita Koirala and Nirmala Pandeya presented Stewart Jones with the 2015 NRNA Friend of Nepal Award Stew has been a NAFA member since the mid 1990s [...]

Honoured for 25 years service

2016-10-29T13:40:03+10:00April 28th, 2014|

Ross and Brenda were honoured to receive Life Membership for 25 years dedicated service to NAFA and the people of Nepal in March 2014 Their interest in Nepal began in March 1986 and then again in 1988 when they trekked in the Annapurnas in Nepal.  They developed a deep love of the country and [...]

Friends of Nepal – NRNA award

2016-10-29T13:42:17+10:00August 19th, 2013|

Congratulations to Helen Zada who has been awarded “Friends of Nepal 2013” by the National Non-Resident Nepalese Association. Teaching English in Tawal As a long  term member of the Nepal Australia Friendship Association (NAFA) Helen is one of NAFA’s most valued members. She contributes to the well being of disadvantaged people in Nepal [...]

Order of Australia Medals (OAM)

2016-10-29T13:44:44+10:00July 5th, 2013|

Order of Australia Medals awarded to Rod and Deborah Setterlund Queen’s Birthday, June 10 2013 School welcome at remote village of Tawal NAFA members are rejoicing in the news that Rod Setterlund, President of NAFA and wife Deborah Setterlund, NAFA Research Officer, each have been honoured this Queen’s Birthday, June 10 2013, [...]

Friend of Nepal of the Year 2009-2010 Award

2016-10-29T13:47:43+10:00October 10th, 2011|

NAFA executive members win prestigious national award At Nepal in the Park, Ross and Brenda Hazelwood were presented with the prestigious Friend of Nepal of the Year 2009-2010, awarded by the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA). Mr Narayan Pokharel, President of the Nepalese Association of Queensland (NAQ), presented the national award on behalf of NRNA [...]

Hari Khadka – winner of the Queensland Multicultural Award 2010

2016-10-29T13:49:54+10:00August 20th, 2010|

Congratulations to Hari Khadka Hari & Rajani at Award ceremony  NAFA is delighted to announce that out of a strong field of nominees, Hari is the winner of the Queensland Multicultural Award for Outstanding Volunteer 2010. Hari was nominated for the award by President Rod Setterlund for his tireless volunteer work over [...]

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