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submitted by George Poulos on 14.06.2004

Harry Poulos Testimonial Dinner creates a Media frenzy

Extended family of Professor Harry Poulos in attendance at the Testimonial Dinner.


On Saturday 8th May, at The Hellenic Club Restaurant, 5th Floor, 251-253 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, the Kytherian Ladies Auxiliary organised a Testimonial Dinner for Emeritus Professor Harry Poulos.

The evening was a sellout, with 150 Kytherians, Greek-Australians and Australians, packing out the restaurant.

The Testimonial Dinner triggered a media frenzy.

3656:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 18.06.2004

Theodore Simos - Justice - Member, Australian Law Reform Commission

[Note, KYTHERIAN Mr., (later, Justice), THEODORE SIMOS'S long involvement with the Law Reform Commission - 1981-1990.

Judge Simos was born in Katoomba; his parents owned the Paragon Cafe for many decades. (See entries, under Photography, Diaspora - subsection - Shops and Cafes).

This list from
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/alrc/publications/reports/90/3.html

where the history of the Law Reform Commission is also clearly laid out. (G.C.P.)]

2870:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 04.06.2004

Bill Casimaty - Rural Legend

Bill Casimaty

by Clare Hammond

You'll hear Bill Casimaty's name mentioned at the Davis Cup, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and even Lords Cricket Club. Which would make you think this determined man is a sports fanatic.

But that's far from the truth. Bill Casimaty is in fact one of the pioneers of the turf industry.

Every boom is followed by a bust, and it was the slump after the Korean War wool boom that sent Bill Casimaty in the opposite ...

2832:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 01.06.2004

George Miller awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters at the University of New South Wales

MILLER CRITICISES MOOTED
EDUCATION REFORM

15 October 1999

Multi-award-winning Australian film-maker George Miller today described the Federal Government's proposal to deregulate higher education as the educational equivalent of a "power blackout and a train smash."


Miller made the comments in a speech at a ceremony awarding him an Honorary Doctorate of Letters at the University of New South Wales - the University's highest honour.

2830:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 01.06.2004

Peter Christianos (right) inspecting a find by Megalos & Partners

Peter Christianos (right) inspecting a find by Megalos & Partners.

Location: Cooper Pedy.

From Rena Briands book: 'White man in a hole'.

For more background information see entry in this Working Life section entitled, "Christianos Family of Opaline Pty Ltd, and their interaction with Kytherians"

or go to,

http://www.opaline.com.au/history.html

2829:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 01.06.2004

Ten mile camp. Peter Christianos and partner Bill Petrohelos Circa. 1963

Ten mile camp. Peter Christianos and partner Bill Petrohelos Circa. 1963.

For more background information see entry in this Working Life section entitled, "Christianos Family of Opaline Pty Ltd, and their interaction with Kytherians"

or go to,

http://www.opaline.com.au/history.html

2828:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 01.06.2004

Peter Christianos Snr standing next to a dry rumbler in Lightning Ridge, c. 1961

Peter Christianos Snr standing next to a dry rumbler in Lightning Ridge, c. 1961

For more background information see entry in this Working Life section entitled, "Christianos Family of Opaline Pty Ltd, and their interaction with Kytherians"

or go to,

http://www.opaline.com.au/history.html

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submitted by George Poulos on 07.10.2005

Christianos Family of Opaline Pty Ltd, and their interaction with Kytherians

The Christianos family at 8 mile camp Circa. 1957

[I include a background to Opaline Pty Ltd here, not because the founders, the Christianos family were from Kythera. They in fact derive from Halkidiki.

But for three other reasons:

1. Over the years, The Christianos family interacted with a number of Kytherians; including Archie Kalokerinos, Bill Petrohelos, and the Megalos family.
Many Kytherians were involved in this industry - a fact little ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 26.05.2004

Archie Kalokerinos - Medical Pioneer of the 20th Century. Dr. Archie Kalokerinos, an Autobiography - Acknowledgments and Introduction.

INTRODUCTION

............Usually, an autobiography follows an orderly sequence of events - one leading naturally to another until the author decides on a cut-off point where,
more often than not, readers can turn the final page and know that a lifetime of work is finished. I have found it impossible to follow this pattern because,
after a critical stage, everything became mixed with events, experiences and discoveries covering widely separated fields intertwined in ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 26.05.2004

Foreword - Medical Pioneer of the 20th Century. Dr. Archie Kalokerinos, an Autobiography

FOREWORD
by
Dr. Ian Dettman Ph.D. (Biochem),
F.R.M.I.T. (Microbiol, Biochem, Genetics), ND.

............Dr Archie Kalokerinos is a gentle, sensitive, dedicated man. He has not sought personal gain as the prime motive for the help he has given to his fellow human beings. Even now, well into his 70’s, he still gives his time
freely to help people that he believes are being treated unfairly.

............Like all of us, Archie ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 26.05.2004

Archie Kalokerinos - GREEK AUSTRALIAN OF THE CENTURY

8th February 2000

Daan Spijer

The Australian Greek community has honoured Dr. Archie Kalokerinos, MBBS, FACNEM, by naming him Greek Australian of the century.

This is a singular recognition of the wonderful work done by Dr. Kalokerinos in his many years as a GP, ministering to small and remote communities in NSW and the Northern Territory.

Dr. Kalokerinos was a pioneer in the recognition of vitamin C deficiency as a major cause of morbidity ...

2775:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 26.05.2004

Archie Kalokerinos - Extracts from Chapter 21: Medical Pioneer of the 20th Century

Extracts from Chapter 21:

Medical Pioneer of the 20th Century by Dr. Archie Kalokerinos

For a review of the book, see Culture, subsection, Bibliography.

The Trial of Nancy Young

…Evelyn was born on February 23, 1968. Superficially, like most Aboriginal infants, she was healthy. When discharged to the reserve she weighed just over eight pounds. Nobody bothered to check the environment to which Evelyn was going. Nobody bothered to find ...

2727:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 02.06.2004

George Miller and Mel Gibson Mad Max Movies

George Miller and Mel Gibson on the set of Mad Max II.

2726:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 01.06.2004

George Miller

George Miller

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submitted by George Poulos on 17.05.2004

Catherine Economos's Speech - Harry Poulos Testimonial Dinner, 8th May, 2004

President of the Ladies Auxiliary Committee, Kytherian Association of Australia, Catherine Economos, introducing Professor Harry Poulos to the audience.

For a brief overview of the Life and Achievements of Professor Harry Poulos, please refer to the People section - subsection - High Achievers - of kythera-island.net.

For impact of the Poulos [Tzortzopoulos] families in the evolution of Katoomba, NSW - see entry under History - General History - Poulos -Tzortzopoulos. ...

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submitted by George Poulos on 14.05.2004

Professor Harry Poulos - Collected books, and papers in learned journals

Professor Harry Poulos, delivering his "Epistle of Civil Engineering to the Kytherians", Testimonial Dinner, 8th May, 2004, Hellenic Club, Sydney.
Most of the audience, including myself, did not realise how exciting and dynamic "civil engineering" could be.
Read a copy of this speech, in another entry, in this section.


Professor Harry Poulos
The University of Sydney
College of Sciences and Technology
Faculty of Engineering
Department ...

2552:Photos > Working Life

submitted by George Poulos on 25.05.2004

Professor Harry George Poulos - Speech - delivered at his Testimonial Dinner, 8th May, 2004,

Presentation of gifts by the Ladies Auxillary, Kytherian Association of Australia.
Katherine Economos, President of the Ladies Auxillary, Professor Harry Poulos, Professor John Carter, and the wife of the Consul of Greece, in Sydney, Polixeni Raptakis. [Polixeni is a Castellorizian-Australian, born and raised in Perth.]

TESTIMONIAL DINNER

8th May, 2004, Hellenic Club, Sydney.

"I am extremely proud to have been born a Kytherian, and extremely grateful ...

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 18.05.2004

Professor John Carter, on - The life and achievements of Professor Harry Poulos

Challis Professor John Carter


For a brief overview of the Life and Achievements of Professor Harry Poulos, please refer to the People section - subsection - High Achievers - of kythera-family.net.

For impact of the Poulos [Tzortzopoulos] families in the evolution of Katoomba, NSW - see entry under History - General History - Poulos -Tzortzopoulos.


On Saturday 8th May, at The Hellenic Club Restaurant, 5th Floor, 251-253 Elizabeth Street, ...