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Maurice Haddad

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Born in Kfarsgharb, Lebanon in 1939, Maurice Haddad migrated to Australia with his family in 1949.He studied at Marist Brothers high school in Parramatta and upon finishing was awarded a scholarship to the prestigious University of Sydney...... Read full article

Barbara Perry

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Mrs Barbara Perry was elected to the NSW Parliament in late 2001. Mrs Perry - whose father left Kfarsghab at 16 years of age with "little more than the clothes on his back" - is the first female Lebanese-Australian to take on such a role. ... 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

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

Move over Rachael Finch and Jennifer Hawkins

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MOVE over Rachael Finch and Jennifer Hawkins, there's another beauty queen moving in on your turf. Bankstown local Daniella Rahme, newly crowned Miss Lebanon Australia, has just been named as the face of Centro Shopping Centre in Bankstown.... 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

Dr Frank Monsour RFD

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Professor Francis Neville Thomas MONSOUR (RFD) was born of immigrant Lebanese parents - Joseph and Wooda MONSOUR - at BIGGENDENT (Queensland) on 25th May 1938.... 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

Jim Saad

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He was born in Lebanon in 1921 and migrated to Australia in 1923. He started work at the age of 14. Jim is married with 4 children. In 1939 he tried to join the Australian Army but was turned back because he was too young.... Read full article

George Mezher and Nola Mezher

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George Mezher and his sister Nola Mezher from Haberfield. In 1981 they established the charity Our Lady of Snows after striking it lucky in Lotto.... Read full article

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