Articles in Lebanese Community, News and Local News

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

Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir AC, Governor of New South Wales

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On 1 March 2001, Prof. Marie Bashir made history by being the first person of Lebanese background to be appointed New South Wales Governor - the highest executive position in the state. Prof. Bashir is the first ever female New South Wales Governor.... Read full article

Letter from Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay to the Prime Minister of Australia and the Premier of NSW

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Letter from Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay, Maronite Bishop of Australia, addressed to The Honourable Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, and The Honourable Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW... Read full article

The beauty of Lebanon in Australia

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THEY primped and they preened, and after a few champagnes backstage strutted their stuff before an enthusiastic crowd of more than 500 people.... Read full article

Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

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The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... Read full article

Major General P.F. Haddad AO

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Major General Peter Francis Haddad was born in Albury in 1947 and enlisted in the Army in 1967. He graduated from the Officer Cadet School Portsea in December 1967 and was allocated to the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC).... Read full article

Emma Alkheder designs George Khouzame Foundation logo

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THE George Khouzame Foundation has a new logo for its 2010 Big Give charity event, thanks to Revesby’s Broderick Gillawarna School student Emma Alkheder.... Read full article

Jessica Kahawaty

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Jessica Michelle Kahawaty is a beauty pageant titleholder from Lebanon and Australia, and is currently the face of Maybelline Cosmetics in Asia and India. Jessica is currently finishing a combined degree of Bachelor of Laws and Business...... Read full article

George Khoury

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Born: 1929 Lebanon Died: 2000 Australia He obtained his high school education from the Gerard Institute, an American mission school in Sidon, South Lebanon.... 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

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