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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

Elie Akouri

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Elie Akouri the Teacher, choreographer, Costume Designer, former School Co-ordinator, and Founder of the Cedars of Lebanon Folkloric Dance Group, was born in Lebanon in 1953 and immigrated to Australia in 1972.... Read full article

Daniella Rahme

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Daniella Rahme is a beauty Pageant title holder. In May last year she was crowned Miss Lebanon Australia 2009. Part of her duties were to represent the lebanese Australian community in the Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2010 Beauty Pageant held in Beirut...... 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

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

1-year-old US girl buys car using dad's smartphone!

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Born shopaholic! A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase".... 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

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

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

The catharsis of authentic Arab filmmaking

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Showing films from around the world is important for the construction of more complex narratives around non-Anglo cultures, particularly those involving women.... Read full article

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