To create a differentiated media platform catering to majorly Indian and other South Asian Communities, covering relevant issues, showcase empowering stories, share news and topics around daily lives in Canberra.

All this and more packed with lots of DESI entertainment.

Stay Calm and ACT Desi!

Listen to Latest Episodes

29 Sep 2023, 8:30pm

29 Sep 2023, 8:30pm ACT Desi I remember a brand tagline for one of the biggest fortune 500 companies I had privilege to work with, Tata Technologies. The tagline was simple yet effective, "Better and Better". Personally and professionally I follow the same principle and believe it is the only way one can grow! ACT Desi is proud to bring to you, along with Ananya V Banerjee, ACT Desi Youth Connect, Second Rountable with three fantastic youth of our community. An Indian Australian, raised in different countries and settled in Australia, Ghazal Chawla. A proud Indian who is studying commerce here in Canberra, Shreya Ramanathan. Last but not certainly not least a well travelled and knowledgeable Srilankan student trying to create awareness about pan-SouthAsian culture and heritage, Chamika Fonseka. Listen to their interesting take on adulting and independence on ACT Desi at 8.30 pm by visiting or listen on-demand by visiting To know more about ACT Desi Youth Connect and to participate visit or DM

22 Sep 2023, 8:30pm

22 Sep 2023, 8:30pm ACT Desi Last two weeks have been eventful as ACT Desi showcased culture of #India through two workshops, #Henna and #Bhangra, by two subject matter experts right here in Canberra! The showcase was named aptly as – A Glimpse of India. This week on ACT Desi radio show it will be the conclusion with celebratory #punjabi music to remember successful events that were a part of School of Culture, History & Language Immersia at the Australian National University Do tune in at 8.30 pm on 2XXfm or visit and listen live. 

15 Sep 2023, 8:30pm

15 Sep 2023, 8:30pm ACT Desi This Friday was the celebration of 90th birthday of this legendary singer by creating a non-stop playlist of a few of her masterpieces. Do listen and immerse yourself in the melody. Stay Calm and ACT Desi!

8 Sep 2023, 8:30pm

8 Sep 2023, 8:30pm ACT Desi Listen to DJ Meta Desi Snehil's performance that was performed live in 2022. Enjoy non-stop music. Stay Calm and ACT Desi.