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ANC AUSTRALIA OVERVIEW
 
The Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC Australia) is the largest and most influential Armenian-Australian grassroots organisation.
 
Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout Australia and affiliated organisations around the world, ANC Australia actively advances the concerns of the Armenian-Australian community on a broad range of issues.
 
 
ANC AUSTRALIA GOALS
 
The main goals of the ANC Australia are:
 
    ·   To influence and guide Australian Government policy on matters of interest to the Armenian-Australian community;
 
    ·   To foster public awareness in support of a free, united and independent Armenia;
 
    ·   To represent the collective Armenian-Australian viewpoint on matters of public policy, while serving as liaison between the community and their elected officials.
 
 
ANC AUSTRALIA ACTIVITIES
 
The Armenian National Committee of Australia is proactive in a number of areas and engages in a wide variety of campaigns concerning:
 
     ·    Recognition of the Armenian Genocide;
 
     ·    Awareness of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh;
 
     ·    Awareness of the status of Javakhk;
 
     ·    Sustainability and Growth of the Armenian-Australian Community.
 
REPRESENTATION
 
ANC Australia directly represents the following 36 Armenian-Australian organisations with a collective membership of 5,500, as well as the wider Armenian-Australian community estimated at 50,000.
 
Media
Armenia Weekly Newspaper (Willoughby)
Garoon Monthly (Ryde)
Voice of Sardarabad Radio (Willoughby)
Voice of Azadamard Radio (Melbourne)
 
Cultural
Hamazkaine Armenian Sydney Dance Ensemble (Willoughby)
Hamazkaine Cultural Society – Regional Committee (Willoughby)
Hamazkaine Cultural Society – Arax Chapter (Melbourne)
Hamazkaine Cultural Society – Nairi Chapter (Ryde)
Hamazkaine Cultural Society – Sevan Chapter (Fairfield)
Hamazkaine Cultural Society – Shant Chapter (Willoughby)
Hamazkaine Nairi Musical Society (Ryde)
Hamazkaine Dance Group Western Sydney (Fairfield)
 
Educational
Hamazkaine Arshak & Sophie Galstaun College (Ingleside)
Hamazkaine Arshak & Sophie Galstaun College Board of Trustees (Willoughby)
Hamazkaine Papazian School (Fairfield)
Hamazkaine Tarkmanchats School (Willoughby)
Hamazkaine Toumanian School (Ryde)
Hamazkaine Mesrob Mashdots School (Melbourne)
 
Sporting
Homenetmen – Regional Committee (Willoughby)
Homenetmen – Antranig Chapter (Willoughby)
Homenetmen – Ararat Chapter (Ryde)
Homenetmen – Arax Chapter (Melbourne)
Homenetmen – Gamk Chapter (Eastern Suburbs)
Homenetmen – Navasart Chapter (Fairfield)
 
Community Assistance
Armenian Relief Society – Regional Committee (Willoughby)
Armenian Relief Society – Arax Chapter (Fairfield)
Armenian Relief Society – Nairi Chapter (Melbourne)
Armenian Relief Society – Soseeh Chapter (Willoughby)
Armenian Relief Society – Araz Chapter (Ryde)
Armenian Relief Society – Happy Kids Kindergarten (Lane Cove)
 
Youth
Armenian Youth Federation (Willoughby)
Armenian Youth Federation Juniors (Willoughby)
 
Clubs
Armenian Cultural Centre (Willoughby)
Ararat Centre (Ryde)
Panoyan Centre (Fairfield)
The Armenian Club (Melbourne)
 
ANC AUSTRALIA EXECUTIVE BOARD
 
Honorary Chairperson:
Mr Greg Soghomonian
 
Executive Director:
Mr Vache Kahramanian

Directors:
Mr Stephen Abolakian
Mr Haig Kayserian
Mr Hratch Loussikian
Mr Hovig Melkonian
Mr Garbis Kolokossian 
 
Northern Sydney Representative:
Mr Roupen Sevagian
 
Western Sydney Representative:
Mr Ara Boyadjian
 
Melbourne Representative:
Mr Chris Atamian 
 
Interns:
Ms Garineh Torossian
Ms Lilit Mouradian 

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