About Us

Pakistan Australia Friendship Association Canberra Inc.(PAFA) is a non-political and non-profitable voluntary organization. The aim of the association is to promote cultural ties between Pakistan and Australia, and harbour friendly relations between all Australians. PAFA provides a forum to promote cultural and educational values for Pakistani-Australian living in the Canberra and surrounding region.

PAFA Objectives

To develop social, cultural and other related activities amongst its members with a view to promoting a better understanding between Australians and Pakistanis. To receive and render all possible help to Pakistan nationals who may be residing, visiting or migrating to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) To foster goodwill and friendship between Australians and Pakistanis We also arrange and actively participate in cultural shows and festivals held in the ACT region. This allows us to introduce and demonstrate our cultural heritage to our children and members of our community.

PAFA Membership

Offline Method

If you would like to become a member or renew, please download, print and fill out the Membership Form and mail it to the following address with your payment.

Download PAFA Membership Form Click Here

Payment info is as follows:

Individual (18 and above) $10.00

Mailing Address: Pakistan Australia Friendship Association Canberra Inc. P.O Box 2257 Canberra, ACT 2601 (Cheque should be made out to: Pakistan Australia Friendship Association Canberra Inc. (PAFA)

Online Method

You can use Online Banking and transfer the PAFA membership fees of $10 for each member. Send us your Online receipt and application form via email or via normal post. Please give 48 hours for bank transfer transactions to go through. All receipts and enquiries must be sent to membership@pafa.org.au


Account Name: Pakistan Australia Friendship Association

Bank: Commonwealth Bank

BSB: 062900   Account Number: 28031448

Membership will only be valid once all funds have been transferred and your renewal / membership has been accepted by PAFA executive committee. Only fund transfer does not guarantee your membership / renewal. This is important to make sure that the voting rights and membership system are not abused by online scam activities.

Note: As per the PAFA constitution, nobody can be member without having approval of the membership from the PAFA Executive members.