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Dr Labeeb Isaac McGuire

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Was born in 1924 and has lived in Australia all his life. His father bought a woolbroking firm named McGuire Bros. in Goulbourn and thus the name Muffarrij became McGuire. He grew up in Queensland where he went to high school.... Read full article

Growing Up As A Lebanese American

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My name is Krista Abboud, and I'm a 25 year old female Lebanese-American. Both of my parents were born and raised in Lebanon. Taking that a bit further, everyone in my family was also born and raised there.... 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

Majida Abboud-Saab

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She studied Communications at the University of Technology, including radio, television, film and journalism. Majida has been involved in all aspects of broadcasting for a quarter of a century.... 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

Dr Trevor James Anthony Batrouney

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Dr Trevor James Anthony Batrouney is a fourth generation Australian Lebanese. His great grand father migrated to Australia in 1889. Dr. Batrouney's academic qualifications include : Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Master of Education...... Read full article

El Emigrante, a statue commemorates the Lebanese people who have settled in Australia

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Lebanese migrants have been settling in Australia from the mid-19th century. By the 1880s sizeable numbers of Lebanese people were finding homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.... Read full article

Charles Younan

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Charles Younan migrated to Australia in 1962. By 1970 he had completed his Builders Licence and in 1972 established his own construction company. His specialties are design and construction.... Read full article

Phoenician or Arab? Lebanon's Never-ending Debate

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"I am a Phoenician, not an Arab," asserts 20-year-old Lebanese student Rebecca Yazbeck when asked to define her identity, with nothing more than conviction to back her claim. But fellow Lebanese Shehade Seqlawi feels differently.... Read full article

Did you know the following about Lebanon?

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The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... Read full article

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