Articles in Lebanese Community, Media Releases and Local News

Jeannette Eid

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Our recipient came to Australia when she was 8 years of age and ever since her parents can remember she had in mind to become a Lawyer. She completed Secondary schooling and was accepted into Melbourne University to fulfil her childhood dreams.... 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

Winners of the AABC Business Awards Announced

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Three winners of the Australian Arab Business Council (AABC) Business Awards 2014, were announced at the AABC Harbour Cruise dinner which was held on Saturday 8 November.... Read full article

Joseph Assaf

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Migrated to Australia from Lebanon in 1967. He worked in a factory at night and studied at University during the day. By 1972 Joseph had completed his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney, majoring in Social Theory.... Read full article

Mother Constance Basha

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She immigrated to Australia in 1972 to join the Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family. Upon her arrival she was went to Saint Maroun in Redfern. A few months later she moved to Our Lady of Lebanon church in Harris Park...... Read full article

Pride of Australia: Dr Jamal Rifi named as finalist in Fair Go medal

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Dr Rifi moved to Australia to study medicine in 1984. Ever since, he has worked hard to build bridges between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities, founding several organisations including Muslim Doctors Against Violence.... Read full article

Lebanese Diaspora Energy - Oceania 2018

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The much awaited LDE-Oceania is finally here! On the 9th and 10th of March 2018 at Doltone House – Australian Technology Park, LDE Sydney will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, H.E. Mr. Gebran Bassil.... Read full article

Elie Chamas

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Married to Clair Becharra and has 4 children: Tony, Rita, Karim and Nabil. Back in Lebanon, he had an association with the Australian Embassy in Beirut providing services to it during the war.... Read full article

Schoolkids Bonus July payments have started

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The second instalment of the Schoolkids Bonus is currently being paid to eligible families to help lighten the load of mid-year school expenses.... 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

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