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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 12.05.2015

George Poulos with his daughter, Aphrodite, and son, Nik, outside his milk bar in 2014.

"It gave him something to do — to get up in the morning and do things." Photo: Wolter Peeters

Farewell to George Poulos, the man who made milkshakes in Summer Hill for 63 years

Sydney Morning Herald

Date May 11, 2015

Stephanie Wood


He was a soldier and a hero. His family called him "the General". He made milkshakes in Summer Hill for 63 years and not once did he turn up for work in anything other than a long-sleeved ...

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submitted by Hellenic War History on 09.05.2015

Maria Hill presented with an award by the Greek Ambassador Charalambos Dafaranos and his wife Eva

Maria was invited to give a talk in Canberra on 29 April 2015, at the opening for the art exhibition called "Lemnos - the Greek dimension in the Anzac Centenary."

Maria made historical reference to Lemnos and its contribution to the Allied War effort during World War I.

The 'Lemnos' presentation was organised as part of the events for the Centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Expeditionary Corps, in the presence of diplomatic corps representatives, local media, ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 30.04.2015

Charlize Theron with director George Miller. Photo Jasin Boland Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

On the set of Mad Max: Fury Road with director George Miller

Sydney Morning Herald

April 25, 2015

Garry Maddox


The badlands of the latest Mad Max movie have never looked more forbidding. But for director George Miller, it’s a happy homecoming.

Mad Max: George Miller's enduring anti-hero
Thirty years on, the iconic Mad Max franchise has been reimagined by its original creator.The result is an explosive, 'very ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 30.04.2015

Future shock: It took only minutes for George Miller to be inspired to make Fury Road It took 12 years to bring it to the big screen. Photo Tim Bauer

On the set of Mad Max: Fury Road with director George Miller

Sydney Morning Herald

April 25, 2015

Garry Maddox


The badlands of the latest Mad Max movie have never looked more forbidding. But for director George Miller, it’s a happy homecoming.

Mad Max: George Miller's enduring anti-hero
Thirty years on, the iconic Mad Max franchise has been reimagined by its original creator.The result is an explosive, 'very ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 24.04.2015

Zantiotis family & their Irish friends

My father Stephen, an avid photographer in his younger years, took this photo at Bulli Tops in about 1949. He also processed and developed it.
Left to right - His mother Katina (Moulos/Mallos), Mr & Mrs Jordan, his father Peter and his brother Arthur (Archie).
My grandmother was from Logothetianika and my grandfather was from Agia Anastasia. My dad and his brother were born in Australia.

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 01.05.2015

Alexia Psaltis

Art Student gets subsumed

By HELEN GREGORY

Newcastle Herald

February 10th, 2015

Reproduced with permission of The Newcastle Herald ©Copyright 2015
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Alexia is the daughter of Peter and Sheri Psaltis, who live in Newcastle, and granddaughter of the late George Psaltis and Alexandra Psaltis (nee, Feros), of Gilgandra, and later Earlwood.

ALEXIA Psaltis’ hair-raising expeditions squeezing through ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 07.03.2015

Jimmie Corones at the wheel of his first car in Wills Street, Charleville

A photo taken about characters of the Queensland western regions - with their cars and trucks as they competed with the well-established coaches buggies and sulkies.

The photograph shows a youthful Jimmie Corones at the wheel of his first car in Wills Street, Charleville. It may not have been the first car in town, but by the look on his face he was surely proud of it. He is parked in front of a large billboard sign which was part of Herriman's Garage (where the National Bank building ...

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submitted by Good Weekend Magazine on 06.03.2015

Two of Us. Kristina Oldson & Peter Preneas

Good Weekend

February 28, 2015

Photograph: Kristina Olsson with her brother, Peter Preneas, in Sydney.
Photo: Janie Barrett

By SUSAN WYNDHAM

Website designer Peter Preneas, 66, was a baby when he was snatched by his father as his pregnant mother boarded a train in Cairns in 1950; they were finally reunited in Brisbane in 1985, when he was 35. His half-sister, author Kristina Olsson, 58, tells their story in the 2013 memoir Boy, Lost.

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 01.03.2015

Emanuel Casimatis with his grandchildren

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

To view / download a version of this article in Greek, as a .pdf:

Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 27.02.2015

Emanuel Casimatis. A catch from one of the Kytherian fishing trips to the Great Barrier Reef

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

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Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 27.02.2015

Emanuel Casimatis. Sitting on the front doorstep to his house

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

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Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 27.02.2015

Emanuel Casimatis. Master gardener. He loved his figs.

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

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Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 27.02.2015

Emanuel Casimatis with his beloved wife Matina (nee Samios)

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

To view / download a version of this article in Greek, as a .pdf:

Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Marianne Casimatis on 27.02.2015

Emanuel Casimatis, in Australian army uniform

Biography of Emanuel Casimatis

To view / download a version of this article in Greek, as a .pdf:

Emanuel Casimatis article.pdf

Born in Pitsinianika, Kythera in April 1919, Emanuel Casimatis was the tenth child of Gerasimos and Anizina Casimatis. He came from a big family of five brothers and six sisters, and the villagers would call the many kids ‘Gerasimakia’. There was a 28-year ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 23.02.2015

Anecdote about Jim Corones mentioned in an anecdote in the Queensland Parliament

Speech by
VAUGHAN JOHNSON
MEMBER FOR GREGORY

Hansard 7 March 1990

Gregory is a vast electorate of approximately 430 000 square kilometres enveloping 12 local authorities that reflect the vast size of the electorate itself. Firstly, I mention my home town of Quilpie, which is almost 1 000 kilometres west of Brisbane and at the end of the great western railway line. It is the gateway to the channel country and home of the famous Quilpie boulder opal, which ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 18.01.2015

Stephen Zantiotis about 1944

My dad was about 16 years old in this photo. He was born in Weston, NSW in 1928. A few years later, the family moved to Dapto where this photo was taken.
My dad's parents were Peter Zantiotis from Agia Anastasia and Ekaterini Moulos from Logothetianika.

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 18.01.2015

Stephen & Arthur Zantiotis about 1932

This photo is of my dad, Stephen and his younger brother Arthur (Archie). My dad was born in Weston, NSW in 1928.
Their parents were Peter Zantiotis and Ekaterini (Katina) Moulos. Peter was from Agia Anastasia and Katina was from Logothetianika.

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submitted by Thoroughbred News on 18.11.2014

Contract extension for Peter V'landys

Thoroughbred News

17 NOV 2014 | BY ROB BURNET

The chief executive of Racing NSW Peter V’landys has had his contract extended by a further three years according to a report in smh.com.au on Monday. There was no formal announcement of the decision on the Racing NSW site racingnsw.com.au as at early Monday morning.

The decision comes before the NSW Government announces if it will put legislation through the NSW Parliament before the House rises for the ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 17.11.2014

Peter V'landys

Sydney Morning Herald. 17th November, 2014.

By CHRIS ROOTS

Kytherian, Peter V'landys, is Racing NSW CEO.

Just days before the Racing NSW releases its strategic plan, chief executive Peter V'landys has had his contract extended for another three years.

V'landys is nothing if not determined, and it seems the racing warrior is headed for another big win, as tax parity from TAB wagering moves closer every day. That would mark the climax ...

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submitted by Hellenic War History on 12.11.2014

115 YEARS of the GREEK-AUSTRALIAN ALLIANCE 1899-2014

Produced for the The JOINT COMMITTEE for the COMMEMORATION of the ANNIVERSARY of the BATTLE OF CRETE and the GREEK CAMPAIGN

COURAGE • SACRIFICE • MATESHIP • PHILOTIMO


1899-1902 – Greek Australians Frank Manusu (above), Constantine Alexander, Thomas Haraknoss, Elias Lukas and African Boer War.

1912-1913 – Australian volunteers served in the Royal Hellenic Forces in the Balkans Wars. At the outbreak of the Second Balkan War in 1913, ...