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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

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. Albert Mansour

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Born on the 4th March 1943, one of six children, he is from the first generation of Australian Lebanese, as his father immigrated from Hardin, Lebanon to Australia in 1926.... Read full article

Elias Youssef Trad

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Born in Barhalioun, North Lebanon in 1909, came to Australia at the age of 17. He immediately joined the Australian Army. Elias wanted to be a translator for the Australian troops in the Middle East. He served Australia with dignity and pride.... 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

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

Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

Facebook cited in 20% of U.S divorces‏

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When Facebook gets involved, relationships can quickly fall apart – as Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi have discovered. But dictatorships are not the only ties being dissolved by social networking sites: now Facebook is increasingly being blamed...... 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

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

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