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submitted by Merle Cork on 03.05.2006

Kevin J Cork. Obituary notice. 13th March 1998.

Enclosed in Kino magazine, Autumn 1998, No. 63.

Kevin Cork, Philokytherian, Biography

Conserver of the Hellenic and Kytherian Cinema Heritage in Australia.

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submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

Department of Immigration photograph of the 5 000th Greek migrant in 1955.

National Archives, Australia, Canberra, A.C.T.


Article on groundbreaking Greeks, NAA

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submitted by National Archives, Australia on 11.10.2011

Groundbreaking Greeks.

From Progenitor

by Enid Woodley

The author, Enid Woodley is Assistant Director of Access and Communication in the Adelaide office of the National Archives of Australia. In this role she manages local services for researchers.

Tracing Greek Australians in the National Archives of Australia

From the pearling industry to political life, as war heroes ...

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submitted by Neos Kosmos, Melbourne on 25.04.2006

Katsehamos and the Great Idea. Neos Kosmos articles.

A True Hellenic and Australian story from the beginning of the 20th century. (Greek)

A review of Peter Prineas' book.

Details of the Sydney booklaunch. (Greek)

Australia is.....Greater Kythera.

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submitted by Kytherian Newsflash on 27.04.2006

Excellent Greek Australian website:

"The network is dedicated to delivering updated information and to serve the Australian community and the 6 million Greeks who live abroad."


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submitted by George Poulos on 19.04.2006

Speech. Introducing the guest speaker, former Premier of NSW, the honourable Bob Carr.

Sydney launch of Katesehamos and the Great Idea.

Written by Peter Prineas.

Wednesday April 12, 2006 at 7.00 pm at 'Alexanders On The Park', 175 Liverpool Street, Sydney,
ground floor American Express Building, opposite Hyde Park.

Re-printed in full, O Kosmos newspaper, Sydney, Tuesday 18 April, 2006, pp.25-26.

The Honorable Bob Carr, other distinguished guests, fellow Australians, Hellenes, philhellenes, and Kytherians.

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submitted by Patricia Potts on 12.04.2006

Review. Katsehamos and the Great Idea.

Peter Prineas, as an Australian of Kytherian Greek ancestry, has written Katsehamos and the Great Idea to tell the story of his ancestors’ migrations in the early 1900s' from Kythera in Greece to the United States, and subsequently to Australia. He integrates his family members into the bigger picture of Kytherian migrations, their involvement in the many wars during the early to mid-1900s which involved both Greeks at home and abroad, and the Greek focus on the great idea. His story goes on to ...

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submitted by Roxy Theatre, Bingara, NSW on 08.04.2006

Audio of Bob Kirk relating his involvement in the restoration of the Roxy, Bingara.

ABC Online

Breakfast Postcard - Bingara Revives the Roxy - ABC New England North West NSW

[This is the print version of story]

Breakfast Postcard - Bingara Revives the Roxy

Reporter: Andrea Ho

Thursday, 13 November 2003

Bingara's Roxy Theatre - restored to glory

How many towns in our region have lost their historic streetscapes to over-enthusiastic ...

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submitted by Janis Wilton on 06.04.2006

New book 'taps into my own passions' Professor tells Roxy audience.

Professor Janis Wilton and author, Peter Prineas, outside the Roxy Theatre, April 1, 2006.

'Katsehamos and the Great Idea' by Peter Prineas,

published by Plateia, Sydney, 2006.

An address given at the book launch,
Roxy Theatre, Bingara, April 1, 2006
by Associate-Professor Janis Wilton,
School of Classics, History and Religion,
University of New England, NSW.

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submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 05.04.2006

Katsehamos and the Great Idea

Peter Prineas

A Review

I have just read a book that fits neatly into that nexus where man meets history. Peter Prineas’ Katsehamos and the Great Idea tells a tale of struggle, courage, stoicism, doggedness and pride which is profoundly recognizable to the children of the Greek Diaspora, echoing in the secret part of our soul, to remind us of who we are; where we come from. ...

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submitted by Greek on 16.01.2006

To access information about Greek Festivals in America - go to:

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submitted by Greek on 16.01.2006

Computing in GREEK on Microsoft Windows XP Systems


[01] Fonts for Reading Greek Text
[02] Keyboard for Writing Greek

[01] Fonts for Reading Greek Text
To read Greek text with the appropriate Greek letters and not using Latin characters (ASCII), you must install Greek fonts. The following line is a test; if you can read it, you already have Greek fonts. If you cannot read it, you need those fonts.

ÁõôÞ ç ãñáììÞ åßíáé ãñáììÝíç ...

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submitted by Utah's Greek Americans on 16.01.2006

Hellenic Cultural Museum. Utah. United States of America.

The Hellenic Cultural Museum, sponsored by the Hellenic Cultural Association, emphasizes the personal aspect of the Greek immigrants to Utah and their descendants. The Greek presence in Utah dates back as far as 1870.

The Museum reflects the live of early Greek immigrants -- their struggles, achievements, social life and tragedies. Displays include a Mining Exhibit, which illustrates early coal and metal mining in Utah; religion; photographs, movies, videos, tape interviews, ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 14.01.2006

A Flag for Kythera. Proposal 3. Utilising the shell from which Aphrodite emerged into the world.

[This is a work in progress. A 7-piece shell form (think the Shell petroleum logo) - in "clay yellow" - is to be placed in the centre (blue) circle

I have yet to devise a 7 piece shell icon - with which I am satisfied].

The shell metaphorically signifies the womb of Gaia (the world) - and the emergence of the female principle into the world (ie Aphrodite) - which allows for the emergence of humanity.

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submitted by George Poulos on 16.01.2006

A Flag for Kythera. Proposal 2. Proposal utilising the letter K - for Kythera - a universal letter in most of the alphbets of the worlds' languages.

Drawing on the superior vexillogical designs of the flags of South Africa and the United Kingdom, and fusing them with the field of the Greek flag.

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submitted by George Poulos on 11.08.2008

A Flag for Kythera. Proposal 1. Proposal utilising one of (wo)mankind's most ancient, primal and powerful symbols.

The original symbol for Aphrodite - Venus (Venus is the Romanised version of Kythera's Aphrodite).

To appreciate the power and primal nature of this symbol - go to: Online Encyclopaedia of Western signs and ideograms

This is also the symbol used by astronomers to designate the planet Venus (Aphrodite).

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 11.01.2006

Greece fact file

September 19 2002

Population: 112,426 people claimed Greek ancestry in the 2001 census (375,703 in Australia), 33,688 of them were born in Greece (116,431 in Australia), compared with 37,616 Greek-born in Sydney 1996, and 126,520 in Australia, and 40,681 and 136,327 in 1991.

Areas: Canterbury (15,632), Rockdale (9998), Bankstown (7848), Randwick (7728), Marrickville (5830), Kogarah (4987), Hurstville (4364).

Stop-off: The Grand Parade ...

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submitted by Vassilia Corones on 31.12.2005

Corones architectural drawings. University of Queensland.

UQFL 116

W Hodgen & Hodgen collection
Architectural Records
1898 - 1943


25 manuscript boxes, 20 large folders of architectural plans and drawings


The collection includes specifications for jobs, plans and drawings, legal documents, correspondence, and photographs of plans and drawings


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submitted by Vassilia Corones on 30.12.2005

Corones Hotel Records and Corones Family Papers


Heritage Collections

State Library of Queensland

Postal address:

State Library of Queensland
PO Box 3488

Telephone: +61 7 3840 7666

Fax:+61 7 3846 2421

Reference Code: TR 1984

Date(s): 1920s - 1950s

Extent and medium: 0.06 linear metres

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submitted by NSW Heritage on 30.12.2005

A Lot in Store.

Looking after the shop

Ways to document, care for and interpret our shopping heritage

The changing nature and needs of small
businesses mean that many of our older shops and their contents face an uncertain future.

There are different ways of caring for our
shopping heritage, depending on the circumstances of the particular business and owner, and the local opportunities available to those wanting to look after it.

Perhaps ...