Deir el Qamar is a village in south-central Lebanon, five kilometres outside of Beiteddine, consisting of stone houses with red-tiled roofs. During the 16th to 18th centuries, Deir el Qamar was the residence of the governors of Lebanon.... Read full article
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
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
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
Married to Clair Becharra and has 4 children: Tony, Rita, Karim and Nabil.
Back in Lebanon, he had an association with the Australian Embassy in Beirut providing services to it during the war.... Read full article
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
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
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