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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 20.04.2014

Racing NSW CEO Peter Vlandys arrives at the Federal Court in Sydney for the race fields legislation decision.

Peter V'landys. Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

On Australia Day 2014, Peter V’landys was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for services to racing.


To view / download a copy of this article as a .pdf, go to:

Peter V'landys.pdf

In the Australian honours system, appointments to the Order of Australia confer recognition for outstanding achievement and service. ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 20.04.2014

Peter V'landys. Chief Executive and Board Member with Racing NSW

Peter V'landys. Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

On Australia Day 2014, Peter V’landys was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for services to racing.


To view / download a copy of this article as a .pdf, go to:

Peter V'landys.pdf

In the Australian honours system, appointments to the Order of Australia confer recognition for outstanding achievement and service. ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 14.04.2014

Peter Clary Castrission OAM

A rare breed of individual: altruistic in a world where self-interested
ambitions are often prized and admired. His determination to succeed
and his compassion for his fellow man are indeed exceptional traits
.”

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Clary Castrssion.pdf


In the Australia Day Honours List it was announced that Peter Clary Castrission had ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 13.04.2014

Peter Prineas (left) with wilderness photographer Henry Gold, in the Snowy Mountains 1982.

Australia Day Award, for Peter Prineas. 2012.

Peter Prineas (left) with Jim Somerville an old comrade of rainforest and wilderness campaigns

Among the honours announced by the Governor General on Australia Day 2012 was the award to Peter Prineas of an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his "service to conservation and the environment through executive and advocacy ...

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submitted by Kytherian Newsletter Sydney on 13.04.2014

Peter Prineas (left) with Jim Somerville an old comrade of rainforest and wilderness campaigns.

The photograph was published in conjunction with the announcedment of an Order of Australia conferred on Peter Prineas.

Australia Day Award, for Peter Prineas. 2012.

Among the honours announced by the Governor General on Australia Day 2012 was the award to Peter Prineas of an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his "service to conservation and the environment through executive and advocacy roles".

Peter's involvement in conservation and environmental ...

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 15.03.2014

Alexandra Papathopoulou, a person involved in the story about...

translating 3 Lafcadio Hearn books into Greek.

[This is the first time in history that entire Lafacdio Hearn books have been translated, with a view to having them printed and published]

Μεταφράζοντας τον Λευκάδιο Χερν στα ελληνικά ギリシャ語訳ラフカディオ・ハーン

Τέτη Σώλου: Οι μεταφράσεις μου των έργων του Λευκάδιου Χερν και οι σημειώσεις ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 02.03.2014

Peter V'landys. A protector of his turf

Sydney Morning Herald

November 3, 2007


Peter V'landys is as fearless as he was in his youth and continues to take on politicians, corporations and the Catholic Church, writes David Humphries.

Duke Taylor was not a bloke for backward steps. Thirty years ago as the proprietor of Wollongong's Unanderra Hotel - then the state's biggest outside Sydney - Taylor needed a pub manager in a hurry.

He plucked from obscurity an 18-year-old immigrant ...

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submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 27.02.2014

Kudos flows to Peter V'landys, the man who got bookies to pay their way

Peter was one of three Kytherians honoured on Australia Day, 2014. The others were Angelo Notaras, and Clary Castrission

Photograph: Fighter: Peter V'landys at his desk. ''Everyone knows I'm the gunslinger,'' he says. Photo: Anthony Johnson

Sydney Morning Herald

January 26, 2014

Andrew Webster
Chief Sports Writer, The Sydney Morning Herald

This tough guy in a tie hasn't forgotten where he came from.

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submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 04.02.2014

Masaaki Noda at the Kwaidan Exhibition

Shimane University
Japan

With Ms Azukizawa who is the curator of this exhibition

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submitted by The Daily Examiner, Grafton on 03.02.2014

Calling Australia home was a lucky move for Greek son

Grafton Examiner
27th Jan 2014

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Spiro and Angelo Notaras look out into one of the newly built smaller cinemas - at the Saraton Theatre. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN

BUSINESSMAN, inventor, banana farmer, cinema owner, fundraiser - Angelo Notaras wears many hats and they all seem to fit comfortably.

His lifetime of achievement has been recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), with the notation emphasising his "service ...

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 24.01.2014

Peter and Peter

My two grandfathers - Peter Steve Zantiotis and Peter Con Anastasopoulos. This photo was taken in 1974 when Peter Anastasopoulos visited Australia from Kythera for his first and only time.
Peter Zantiotis passed away in 1981 aged 82 and Peter Anastasopoulos in 1984 aged 78.

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submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 17.12.2013

Maudie... Put The Record On

Front Cover photo of Irene Andronicos 1940

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submitted by Bill P Cassimatis on 17.12.2013

Peter (Paul) Alex Cassimatis

Born in Karavas, Kythera, Greece on 16th February 1935 to Alexandros and Maria Cassimatis.

In 1949 Peter migrated to Australia. He was 14 years old when he arrived; He started work at Warren in a café.

At age 24 he married Helen Sophios in Sydney. Peter and Helen were blessed with three children, Alex, John and Bill.
Sadly Helen passed away in 1971.

At age 48 Peter married Beryl Coroneos (Palmer) in Brisbane.

Peter lovingly welcomed ...

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submitted by Kytherian World Heritage Fund on 05.12.2013

Kristina Williamson. Author of the book, One Year on Kythera

Author: Kristina Williamson

When Published: 2013

Edition: 1st English/Greek Edition, 2013

Publisher: Kytherian World Heritage Fund

Available: Available from the Kytherian World Heritage Fund, and the Kytherian Association in Australia.

George C. Poulos: 02 93888320

Email George Poulos

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submitted by George Poulos on 14.11.2013

Stephen Trifyllis. Photographer extraordinaire

Stephen in a typical pose.

His photography is exceptional, and visits to Kythera are not the same without him being present on the island.

Keep snapping Stephen.

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 10.11.2013

Peter George (Tzortzopoulos)

EULOGY PETER GEORGE – born Karava, Kythira 8 Dec 1934

Peter George, – an Australian Greek more than a Greek Australian.
He loved Australia and marvelled at its beauty.

To acknowledge the blessings and opportunity this great country bestowed upon him as a 15 year old immigrant boy, survivor of the devastation of the Great Depression and World War 2, the adult Peter contributed time serving on a number of community organisations.
These included the ...

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submitted by Kytherian Book Review on 30.10.2013

Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos, author of The Mediterranean Diet

When Published: 2013

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia

Available: All good book shops

Description: Paperback. 224 page/s.

ISBN: 9781742610825

RRP $34.99

Review at goodfood

A wealth of good health

Date October 29, 2013

Carla Grossetti


Stick to the periphery of the supermarket and you will find all you need to embrace the Mediterranean diet, as ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 31.10.2013

Athena (Gloria) White. Grandaughter of Michael De Diar

Recently received from Catherine Crisp who lives in Hervey Bay in Queensland.

"A great friend of mine recently celebrated her 96th birthday.

Athena (Gloria) White is Michael De DIar's grandaughter - she has been overwhelmed by the information I have downloaded about him, from this site, for her.

She is a remarkable woman, has enjoyed life to the fullest and has ...

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submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 26.10.2013

Evangelia Poulos (nee) Coroneos

Evangelia’s Story

View / Download a .pdf version of this Obituary, here:

Angela Poulos' Story.pdf

Evangelia Poulos (nee Coroneos) was born on 23 April 1928 on the Greek island of Kythera, the third child of a poor peasant family of seven. Her parents Triantafilos and Georgia lived traditionally off the land raising the family; Theodosios, Stamatoula, ...

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submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 21.10.2013

Helen Zerfos - one of "the faces of Sutherland Shire"

In 2006, the Sutherland Shire (in Sydney) celebrated its centenary. To mark the occasion, many events were planned. The first of these showcased one hundred people who had “made an important contribution to the Shire over the one hundred years and who have had a significant impact on the lives of others.” Helen, a resident for many years, was among the chosen one hundred. “The Faces of the Shire” was displayed on specially produced billboards in a roving exhibition which toured the Shire ...