submitted by Peter Makarthis on 25.01.2005
Spiros Notaras - Grafton NSW
submitted by George Poulos on 01.01.2005
The vestibule looking east.
This Cooper Park, Sydney, NSW residence, was featured in the two previous entries.
The north elevation looking into the living areas. The outdoor terrace is visible in the foreground.
This Cooper Park, Sydney, NSW residence, was featured in the previous entry.
Alexander Tzannes Associates
- design architect Alec Tzannes;
project architect Phillip Arnold; assistant architects Anna Power, Ben Green, Sara Stace, Alister Coyne. Structural Consultant Taylor Thomson Whitting. Mechanical Consultant Bill Nappin & Partners. ...
submitted by George Poulos on 19.12.2004
Ed and Sue Psaltis.
Ed Psaltis – AFR Midnight Rambler
In 1998, Ed Psaltis and his partner Bob Thomas created history when they countered the severity of the cyclone that hit the fleet to be named overall winner of the Sydney Hobart Race with their tiny Hick 35 AFR Midnight Rambler. [See Ed Psaltis entry at kythera-family, under Photography Diaspora, subsection Sporting Life, for more details].
“Notwithstanding the tragic ...
From: BoatingOz -
November 15, 2000
AUSTRALIANS EXCEL IN THE BENETEAU BLUE CUP REGATTA HELD IN GREECE
A contingent of 75 Australian sailors recently returned from an extremely successful assault on the Blue Cup sailing regatta conducted by Vernicos Yachts in Greece. Vernicos is the Greek importer of Beneteau yachts and this year was the 10th. Blue Cup regatta conducted by the company.
submitted by George Poulos on 18.12.2004
Swearing in of new District Court Judge Conomos, by His Honour the Chief Judge of the District Court.
[Another 27 photographs of Judge Conomos's investiture are available at this site].
Date of Work : 19/4/85
Type of Material : Pictures
Frame order no. : GPO 4 - 38003
Physical Description : Photographs - 35mm
Notes : GPO original ...
submitted by George Poulos on 07.09.2005
In the back row, third from the left, is Minas Logothetis holding a kitten. Fifth from the left is Anargero (Arthur) Megaloconomos, Conomos holding an accordion. In the front row, second from the left, is Nicholas Logothetis. Fourth from the left is Peter Motis. All except three people of this gang were from the Greek island of Kythera (Description supplied with photograph).
submitted by James Gavriles on 09.11.2004
My son Nick and his partner in crime ,the famous Greek custom car builder ,George Barris with the original "Batmobile" at a car show here in Detroit. Although George is nearing his 80's he is a very active man and still works a full day either in his shop or doing promotional shows. He travels around the country a great deal and makes frequent visits to Nick's shop to discuss projects and business.
submitted by James Gavriles on 08.11.2004
This is my son Nick ,who is partners with noted Greek custom car builder, George Barris, of the Batmobile fame
Legend George Barris of Barris Kustoms and modern-day marvel Nick Gavriles team up to create a Mustang pickup with production feasibility.
By Vinnie the Hit Man
Photography: Peter S. Linney
Several weeks of careful sheetmetal work, fabrication and composite body panel forming resulted in this super-clean integration of a GT ...
submitted by George Poulos on 21.10.2004
An article by Tim Blair in the Bulletin (Dec 2003) confirms that "Karvan’s family emigrated to Australia from Greece".
According to the web-site at
during a recent (September, 3, 2002, Channel 10, 8:30pm, Sydney) televison forum on What Women Want Claudia Karvan revealed that her family came from Kythera.
Speech by Her Exellency Ms Quentin Bryce, AC
Governor of Queensland
Clem Lack Oration
for the Royal Historical Society of Queensland
hosted at Government House, Queensland
19 August 2004
[An entry already exists for Diamantina Roma, in the section People, subsection, High Achievers. That entry was written by Dr Owen Harris.
Other entries can be located by placing ...
submitted by George Poulos on 06.10.2004
The Sydney Institute is a privately funded current affairs forum which enjoys good relations with both sides of Australian politics.
The Institute holds weekly forums, an annual dinner and occasional international conferences. All papers delivered to the Institute are published in The Sydney Papers which has a wide and influential circulation - including university, college and school libraries. The Institute also ...
submitted by George Poulos on 03.10.2004
Rugby League Administrator par excellence.
[Nick Politis was born in the town of Karavas, Kythera, in what was then the Agricultural School. His father George was the agricultural teacher at the School. Nick attended school in Karavas. The Politis family emigrated to Australia when Nick was still a young boy.
The family settled in Brisbane.
Nick has since become one of Australia's more successful and wealthy businessmen, Soccer Owner's ...
submitted by George Poulos on 27.06.2004
Sectional Committee 5 .
Applied physical sciences, such as materials science, industrial innovation and engineering sciences not covered elsewhere
Professor G J Jameson (Chair)
Professor H G POULOS
Professor Y Mai
Professor E Rizzardor
Professor P G McCormick
Professor T Sridhar
submitted by George Poulos on 23.06.2004
Sugarcane cutters, Childers, Qld, c.1917. John Comino (right) with a Greek-Cypriot co-worker.
Quite a number of Greeks, and Kytherian-Greeks, labouried on the Queensland sugar plantations during the early decades of last century.
See article published in Neos Kosmos newspaper, Monday 21-6-2004, at:
submitted by George Poulos on 21.06.2004
A Guide to Greek-Australian Film-makers.
by, BILL MOUSOULIS.
The Australian film industry is a curious beast, never quite sure of itself, and always struggling to survive. It kept pace with the rest of the world early in the century, but from about 1940 it went through a long fallow period, where features were made only sporadically, until the late '60s. In the '70s, thanks to government support, Australian ...
submitted by George Poulos on 18.06.2004
Lessons from Reel Life
Movies, Meaning and Myth Making
Review by Paul Arnott
"In Lessons from Reel Life Michael Frost and Robert Banks assert that 'the best films tap deep into our private and public consciousness and establish a genuine connection to truth and reality.'
They suggest that films hold a mirror to real life or remind us of what life could be like. Film maker George Miller, creator of both Mad Max and Babe, believes that the ...
Road rage. Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky.
Mad Max vehicle comes to a dead end
Sunday, Herald Sun, Melbourne, Victoria.
By ADAM ZWAR
THE long-awaited fourth Mad Max film, Fury Road, has collapsed after three years of development, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Sets have been locked away in warehouses, the film's production offices have shut and the caterers have been cancelled.
It appears ...
I am the editor of a family web-site : benardoutlite.com which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...
Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis
Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...
Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film
written by Mario Romano October 14, 2020
There’s a lot going on in James...
This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
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I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.
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My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...
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Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...
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My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna & emigrated to Egypt....