In the various cultural organisations he has worked with, Yogen Lakshman has been one of the best public /media liaison officers the group could ask for. He has also acted as direct mediator for the Fiji Community in Melbourne and has been long associated with the Federation of Indian Associations in Victoria. He is also currently the Trust Director for the Hindu Society of Victoria Pty Ltd.
For the last 12 years, Yogen Lakshman has been organising the annual Diwali (festival of lights) and the annual Holi (festival of colours) Fair for the Australian Indian Innovations Inc.
Last March, Yogen launched a community U-Tube news channel – ICAGD Inc., a free service for all ethnic communities in Australia, which carries news and views of happenings within communities and small business houses to the world.
Yogen has also played an active role in politics, having been associated with the Liberal Party of Australia, Blackburn Branch, Victoria for the past 12 years.