Dr. Krishna Nadimpalli
Dr. Krishna Nadimpalli

Dr Krishna Nadimpalli is a protagonist full of passion and charisma. He has a natural confidence that begets influence, inspiring others to work together to improve the community.

Dr Krishna Nadimpalli is an environmental scientist professionally. He is a visionary leader in promoting inclusiveness and celebrating diversity in Australia. He has established several community organisations and led them to sustainability. Recipient of many awards including Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2019, ACT Multicultural Advocate of the Year 2015 and ACT Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 2017 from ACT Government.

Order of Australia Medal
Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Dr Krishna was born in a remote farming family in India and is a self-made person. With his determination and commitment, he gained strong academic qualification from international institutions. He has thirty years of experience in science-based government agencies and Adjunct Associate Professor in University of Canberra. Dr Krishna provided leadership to build an efficient system for Australian disaster risk reduction decision making and to enable all levels of governments. He contributed in capacity building for developing nations and global consortiums to build capabilities for disaster management, climate change adaptation, risk assessment and urban planning.

Dr Krishna is providing collective representation of communities comprising linguistic, students, youth, women, sports and volunteering in Australian Capital Territory (ACT). He is continually taking several initiatives to promote the community harmony and inter-generational values. He is actively contributing the Indo-Australia bilateral relationships and facilitated delegations to explore potential areas of collaboration and be advocate for both sides of governments.

Dr Krishna is “Serving for Empowerment” of communities and support small businesses. He believes in stand up as a leader and mentor youth to make a better future and create happy society. We have everything to live happily but still there are many people living with trauma. His ambition is to thrive in assisting policy, governance, philanthropy and spiritual to trauma free, de-addition in society and enhance well-being.


Dr Krishna Nadimpalli received and nominated for many professional and community awards. He was also recognised as Keynote Speaker in Conferences, Master Ceremonies for Australian Citizenship Ceremonies in Canberra and invited as an inspirational speaker. Salient Awards for his social contribution includes:

Member of the Order of Australia (OAM)

Received the Order of Australia (OAM) from Governer General

Dr Krishna Nadimpalli is honoured with Order of Australia (OAM) by the Australian Government on Queens Birthday in 2019. Dr Krishna shaped many organisations to provide collective representation and initiated many activities to promote multiculturalism in action. Salient activities contributed to the award are Community Leadership, Walk for Farmers, AusIndia Fair, Prisoners Rehabilitation, Parliamentary Submissions and Bilateral Relations.

Governor General honoured Dr Nadimpalli with Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to multiculturalism in the ACT at the investiture ceremony on 12 September 2019 at Government House in Canberra. 

Investiture ceremony for honoured the awardees by Governor General at Australia's Government House on 12 September2019.

Posted by Krishna Nadimpalli on Friday, September 20, 2019

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 2017

ACT Government has declared Dr Krishna Nadimpalli as an Outstanding Volunteer of the Year for his contribution in providing leadership for volunteers. His key achievements for this award include his initiatives and delivering programs such as 108 Blood Donors to Redcross through Canberra Hindu Mandir, Prison SMART course for prisoners rehabilitation, fundraising to build community facilities and more.

The award was handed over by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs at the ACT Multicultural Awards Ceremony.

Multicultural Advocate of the Year 2015

ACT Government has declared Dr Krishna Nadimpalli as a Multicultural Advocate of the Year for his contribution in providing leadership for enabling communities to promote inclusive culture and celebrating diversity in ACT. His key achievements for this award include his initiative and delivering several programs such as ACT Multicultural Cricket World Cup. The tournament was participated by the teams representing ACT Indigenous, Irish, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka communities. Dr Krishna also initiated a Community Harmony Day by inviting all elected representatives, High Commissioners, Officials and Leaders of diverse communities. This is an informal networking opportunity created to enable the leaders to interact and be inclusive.

The award was handed over by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs at the ACT Multicultural Awards Ceremony.

Professional Achievements

Dr Krishna Nadimpalli graduated from world renowned institutions such as Master of Technology from IIT, Roorkee, Professional Masters from ITC, The Netherlands. Doctorate from Andhra University, India and Graduate Certificate in Management from Charles Sturt University. He has more than thirty years of experience in Science Organisation and delivered research for national priority projects and collaborated with international organisations.

While working at Geoscience Australia, Dr Nadimpalli achieved several corporate awards for developing frameworks and systems for disaster risk reduction. He has published about fifty research articles and reports.

Dr Krishna NADIMPALLIOAM Liberal for Yerrabi. As a candidate of the Canberra Liberals for Yerrabi, I am interested to listen to your views on local and territory issues. The Canberra Liberals will make Canberra the best place to live, work and raise a family. If elected, we will: 
	1 Strengthen Canberra's economy to create more jobs and help families
	2 Reduce the cost of living by freezing rates
	3 Provide better access to reduce waiting times 
	4 Improve Transport to reduce commuting hours 
	5 Improve education standards 
	6 Protect the local environment for a sustainable future for all
	Call 0499 199 910 or email krishna@canberraliberals.org.au