GOPIO Qld Chapter is pleased to announce our new committee members elected to serve our organisation. We welcome on board our new team:


Dr Maha Sinnathamby AM

Maha Sinnathamby is an Australian businessman and property developer. He is the entrepreneur behind the Greater Springfield Development in Queensland, the largest master-planned community in Australia . He has been associated with GOPIO International  for a long time , and helped launch GOPIO Queensland 


Immediate Past President 

Vinita Khushal is the principal of Bridges Family Law Specialists, and is an accredited specialist in Family Law.  She holds a Masters of Law degree and has over 31 years’ experience in commercial law, litigation and family law.She has been involved with GOPIO Qld from its inception as she was there when the Idea was first floated and was present at the first informal dinner function of GOPIO Qld held at Tattersalls club in Brisbane.  As the first secretary of GOPIO Qld she worked very hard on the Constitution and the first GOPIO Asia Pacific conference organised by the newly formed GOPIO Qld Chapter.  She has been an integral part in organising and event managing the iconic India Day Fair, an event which attracted approximately 20,000 people last year. Is a member of the Board of Trustees 



Rakesh Sharma , has been a founding member of GOPIO Queensland, he has served on many community organisations Such as Hindu Mandir Association , Radio 4EB Indian Programming group

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Vice President 

Vikas Sinha , Founder and  Director  - Finance Point Australia , has been associated with GOPIO Queensland , he has held many positions within GOPIO , a very good organiser  who has demonstrated his skills managing the challenging task of stalls at India Day fair , amongst other responsibilities 




Former General Secretary Duties of a Community Radio Station, which also included presiding over and assisting 8 of the 52 groups, and attending their AGM's.
Representing EBAQ as the Queensland representative on Board of NEMBC also Qld Women's Rep on the Women's Council. Has been associated with GOPIO Qld for a number of years


Joint Secretary 

Sukhbir Chadha - has been associated with GOPIO Queensland for quite some time now and is a passionate contributor  as a former joint treasurer and PR team 


 Treasurer GOPIO Qld -  Position Vacant, have you got what it takes to take on this challenge 


Assistant Treasurer  and PR 

Specialties: •Passionate, energetic, enthusiastic marketing management, event management, social networking & word of mouth networking expert.
•Specialized in Internal, External & Marketing Communication, Public and Media Relations.
•Ability to monitor market trends, sales forecasting, and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products.
• Highly motivated, confident, good listener, employee friendly, problem analyst and public speaker. 


Chairperson Women's Council

Pravinita Singh Pillay  Principal Lawyer Cornerstone Law offices 

Prav commenced her tertiary education in law and commerce in Australia in 1992. Since admission in 1997, Prav has worked for:

  • The Director of Public Prosecutions in Brisbane;

  • A general practice firm in regional Queensland;

  • An Employment Law firm in California, USA;

  • A boutique family law firm on the Gold Coast.

In July 2011 Prav became a Nationally Accredited Mediator and in 2014 she became a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

After 16 ½ years of experience, in July 2014 Prav opened the doors to Cornerstone Law Offices Pty Ltd. She has held may positions in GOPIO Queensland 


Chairperson Business council

Umesh Chandra  OAM - - Memeber, Board of Trustees GOPIO Qld 

Founder President , launched GOPIO Qld , President of Queensland Multicultural  Council ,Has held various position on GOPIO International , mentor to many GOPIO Chapters Worldwide , serves on Lord Mayors round table  and is a multicultural adviser  to Commissioner of police , Patron of various community Organisations , 


Chairperson Youth Council  and PR team 

Mayuresh Lande   has been associated with GOPIO Queensland for a while , he is a valuable member as a IT professional , helps with AV for most of GOPIO  functions looks after youth Volunteers at India Day Fair 


You could be here  - we are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our EC team 

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