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

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

Tyre

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Tyre is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). Today it is the fourth largest city in Lebanon and houses one of the nation's major ports. Tourism is a major industry. ... Read full article

Iconomos John Nicholas Shehadie

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Born in Lebanon in 1907 and arrived in Australia in 1923. He is the son of the first Antiochian Orthodox priest to arrive in Australia, the very Reverend Exarch Nicholas Shehadie.... Read full article

Parramatta is friends with Lebanon

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LEBANON will soon be mates with Parramatta through a goodwill agreement being set up by Lord Mayor Paul Garrard. At last week’s council meeting, Cr Garrard put forward his scheme to set up the agreement between Lebanese village associations...... 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

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

Anthony Alexander Alam

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According to the Biographical Register of the New South Wales Parliament 1901-1970, Alexander Alam was born in Wallsend in 1896. He was the son of Joseph Alam and Mary Hashem who are described as being "storekeeper and Lebanese migrants".... Read full article

Buddy Michel Farah

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Born in1972, started to play soccer as a striker in the junior ranks, later converted to a midfielder by his coach at Marconi. His silky smooth technique, terrific vision and instinctive feel for the game made him a natural star.... Read full article

Daisy Gegeon Mir

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Daizy was born born in Kousba, Lebanon and migrated here at the age of 5 with her parents. She completed a Bachelor of History and Political Science degree at the University of NSW.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

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