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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

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

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

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

Dr. Tatiana Dalati

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Arrived in Australia 1988 Studied in Russia and practised for 10 years in Lebanon. Supervised maternity and woman surgery in Tripoli, North Lebanon.... Read full article

Saint Charbel Makhlouf

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St Charbel is the first saint to be canonized from the Lebanese Maronite Order (LMO). Not a great deal is known about his life, mainly because he lived a hidden life in the silence and solitude of his hermitage.... 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

Muslim bride's unique Martin Place tribute

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As the Sydney siege memorial grows, a Muslim bride has made a pilgrimage to Martin Place on her wedding day. Manal Kassem was adorned in a white dress, hijab and veil when she laid her wedding bouquet on the river of floral tributes...... Read full article

Dr Jamal Rifi named 2015 Australian Father of the Year

by Joanna | Shepard’s Centre on

The prestigious 2015 Australian Father of the Year Award has been awarded to Dr Jamal Rif in honour of his devotion to his family, his commitment to his profession and his strong personal efforts to build understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim..... Read full article

John Symond

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John Symond was born near Goulburn in NSW, he studied one year of dentistry, two years of Arts and then Law. He established one of Sydney's biggest suburban legal practices.... Read full article

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