Nirajan Gauli is currently serving Australia Nepal Public Link (ANPL) as a President, who is also involved in NRNA Australia, NRNA NCC, and other various organizations. He has been residing in Melbourne for the last 8 years and professionally working as an Engineer Manager. At present, he is pursuing his Ph.D. career in Civil engineering from Latrobe University.
In a partnership with Walgett Shire Council NSW and being a Convener of Draught effected Farmer Support initiative program, under his leadership NRNA helped the “Beat the Heat” program and helped NRNA Australia to develop as a charitable organization. Mr. Gauli stated that despite utilizing services from these organizations, in addition, he has been assisting them when required. From Australia Nepal Public Link (ANPL), he had been conducting “Mental Health First Aid Training” for free, accredited from the understanding of Mental illness and Mental Health Australia. Until this day 114 people have been benefited from this free session. Similarly, in last year other programs such as Road Safety, Water Safety, and Home and Car Safety with insurance information programs were organized in different cities of Victoria.
He added, “I have been able to make few financial contributions through this program and will be contributing in future. We achieved a grant from the Australian Government to conduct this program for the year 2020. To this date, we have completed all 5 sessions of theory classes for group one with 20 participants and all participants are eligible for free driving lessons from the driving instructors. During this pandemic, we have already conducted virtual theory classes, in association with VicRoads Coordinator and Victoria Police Representatives. This first group will be given driving lessons in the future and will be continuing to provide other theory classes for the upcoming group. Likewise, Ten trainers will be ready after two days of Bicycle Ed Training post lockdown.”
Nepalese people in Victoria who have been in a difficult situation from this pandemic will be supported by AUD 2500. To eradicate the Mental health issues created by COVID-19, ANPL will be providing free Understanding of Mental illness and Mental Health First Aid Training in near future. Road Minister Hon. Jaala Pulford in Victoria Parliament has praised the work of ANPL for successfully conducting the Road Safety program for the year 2019 and ongoing this year.
The minister announcement in Victoria parliament video link is given below: