Articles in Lebanese Community, Cities, Towns & Villages and Local News

Zgharta

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Zgharta, is a large town in North Lebanon, with an estimated population of around 70,000. Zgharta is about 150 metres above sea level and lies between the rivers of Jouit and Rashein ...... Read full article

Julia Marie Stevens

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In 1920 Zita Raphael along with her son Joseph arrived in Sydney to view the possibility of moving to Australia. In Feb 1928 Joseph Raphael married Mary Reaiche in Lebanon. Julia Mary, their first child, was born on the 19 Dec 1928 in Antourine...... Read full article

Premier Steve Phillip Bracks

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Stephen Phillip Bracks (born October 15, 1954), Australian politician, has been Premier of Victoria since 1999. Bracks was born in Ballarat, a provincial city north-west of Melbourne, where his family, which is of Lebanese Maronite-Christian descent... Read full article

Father who raised his 3 young girls after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons ...

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Joseph Wakim has raised three daughters after his wife died of cancer. Grace, Michelle and Joy were all under 11 when their mum died in 2003. Mr Wakim raised them solo despite pushes to get help to cook and clean...... Read full article

Karl Chehade

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Born in Lebanon in 1933. He is the oldest son of 9 children. Karl Chehade arrived in Australia in 1951. He spent the first 14 months in Sydney before departing to Adelaide.... Read full article

Mark McGuire

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Mark is the grandson to, Hanna Elias Hajje who arrived in Australia with his two brothers in 1890 but later changed his surname to McGuire, Hanna married in 1898, built and opened a general store at South Gundagai in 1902...... Read full article

Mahmoud Daher

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Arrived in Australia on October 24th 1970, with only $15.00 in his pocket and no family or friends. His first job was in Mascot in a meal factory like many other immigrants that helped build this country, meant being up by 4.00 p.m. and travelling...... Read full article

Jet ski campaign sparks racism row

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A national Australian-Lebanese group has called on New South Wales Maritime to change a jet ski safety awareness campaign, which it says discriminates against ethnic communities and encourages racial profiling.... Read full article

John Symond

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John Symond was born near Goulburn in NSW, he studied one year of dentistry, two years of Arts and then Law. He established one of Sydney's biggest suburban legal practices.... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

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