Diaspora Communities – AUSTRALIA

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Online Databases and Records, Articles, Books, Videos, Museums, Organizations/Associations

ONLINE DATABASES AND RECORDS

Find a Passenger List – Museums Victoria – added July 13, 2022

How to request a Bonegilla ID Card – The Bonegilla ID card details the personal information (name, nationality, date and place of birth) of each resident, whether adult or child. Periods of employment were also recorded, along with the residential block number and any hospital visits – added January 21, 2022

Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001 – 73 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE – added August 25, 2021

Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989 – 6 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE – added August 25, 2021

Australia Marriages, 1810-1980 – 6 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE – added August 25, 2021

Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981 – 2 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE – added August 25, 2021

Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980 – 1 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE – added August 25, 2021

Australian World War II Nominal Roll, 1939-1945 – 1,674 born in Greece, 31 born in Turkey, 132 born in Cyprus – MyHeritage.com – $ – added May 22, 2021

Australia, WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 – 50 born in Greece – Ancestry.com – $

Australia, WWII Second Australian Imperial Forces and Citizen Military Forces Service, 1939 – 1974 – 39 born in Greece – Ancestry.com – $

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners: Inquests, 1821-1936 – 88 born in Greece – Ancestry.com – $

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 – 102 born in Greece – Ancestry.com – $

1916 – Greeks Resident in New South Wales and Queensland Australia

1916 – Greeks Resident in Western Australia

ARTICLES

The Day the First Greeks Arrived in Australia – by Nick Kampouris, posted on Greek Reporter, August 2, 2021 – added July 13, 2022

Harry Corones: All we know about the Kytherian hotelier and businessman – by John Voutos, published in The Greek Herald, Australia, July 30, 2021 – added July 13, 2022

New Book Pushes Back Date of Greek Settlement in Australia – published on the Greek Australian Blog, 6 January 2021 – added January 21, 2022

Recalling the Journey of the Diakakis Family: the story of Helen Pagonis – published January 7, 2022, in NeosKosmos.com – added January 20, 2022

GREEK AUSTRALIANS IN THEIR OWN IMAGE: The Pappas Brothers find their Ithaca – published in the Greek City Times, January 3, 2022 – added January 20, 2022

The story behind ‘Sympetheros’ and others who helped thousands of Greek Australians – published in NeosKosmos, 21 November 2021 – added January 20, 2022

The Fascinating Story of the First Greeks Sailing to Australia – published in Greek Reporter, October 21, 2021 – added January 20, 2022

The Astonishing Story of the First Female Greek Immigrant to Australia – published in Greek Reporter, October 18, 2021 – added January 20, 2022

The Accidental Australians- Harry and Jimmy Corones – published in Greek City Times, September 7, 2021 – added January 20, 2022

First Greeks in Australia Pirates – published in Greek Reporter, September 7, 2013 – added January 20, 2022

GREEKS – by Panayiotis Diamadis – The Dictionary of Sydney – added July 18, 2021

The Greeks of Sydney by Panayiotis Diamadis, 2011, Sydney Journal – added July 18, 2021

Early Greek Settlers: Pandemic, Racism and the Greeks of Port Pirie (Australia) in 1919 – by Costas Markos, published in NeosKosmos, 25 January 2021 – added July 18, 2021

Early Greek Settlers: The First Greek Orthodox Wedding in Australia in 1898 – by Costas Markos, published in Neos Kosmos, 4 Feb 2021 – added July 17, 2021

History of the Greek Diaspora in Australia – published by Greek News Agenda – added July 17, 2021

Family Trees with Greek Roots – Greek-Australians are digging through their family history – by Margaret Paul, published by Neos Kosmos, 3 August 2010 – added July 17, 2021

Greek genealogy group gets serious at Coburg Library – published by Neos Kosmos, July 7, 2021 – added July 17, 2021

One of the Northern Territory’s oldest Greek families celebrates with 100-year reunion – by Emilia Terzon, ABC Radio Darwin, June 9, 2015 – added July 17, 2021

The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora – published in Neos Kosmos, January 2, 2020

Greek Immigrant Cafe Owners Left Their Mark in Australia – published in The National Herald, April 25, 2020

The Pre-World War II Greek Community of Australia by Christos N. Fifis, published in Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora, 2004, pages 57-83

Anti-Australian Sentiment Toward Greeks in Perth in the Venizelos Era by Stavros T. Stavridis, published in The National Herald, November 21, 2015

Documents of Greeks in Australia to be Sorted by Ioanna Zikakou, published on Greek Reporter, October 21, 2014

How Greeks Made Milkshakes a National Drink in Australia by Anastasios Papapostolou, published on Greek Reporter, May 29, 2014

Greek Museum in Australia to Honor Greek Immigrants by Abed Alloush, published on Greek Reporter, April 8, 2014

Greek-Australian Woman Among World’s Best Researchers – history of child refugees in Australia 1920 until today – by Nikoleta Kalmouki, published on Greek Reporter, September 9, 2014

Brisbane: The Story of the First Greek Orthodox Church by Ioanna Zikakou, published on Greek Reporter, April 29, 2014

Greek Brides of Arranged Marriages in Australia by Ioanna Zikakou, published on Greek Reporter, April 27, 2014

This Day in History – May 29, 1898 – foundation stones for Australia’s first Greek Orthodox Church, the Holy Trinity, were laid in Surry Hills, Sydney

BOOKS

Australians and Greeks: The Early Years – Vol. 1 – by Hugh Gilchrist, published 1992 by Halstead Press, NSW, Australia – 835 names transcribed

Australians and Greeks: The Middle Years – Vol. 2 – by Hugh Gilchrist, published 1997 by Halstead Press, NSW, Australia – 424 names transcribed

‘Thalia’ a book on Greek Immigrants of Australia, written by Greek-Australian author Nikos Piperis.

Transplanting the Agora – Hellenic Settlement in Australia by Yiannis E. Dimitreas, published 1998 by Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, NSW, Australia (106 names transcribed)

In Their Own Image: Greek Australians by Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski was published in 1998 by Hale and Iremonger, Alexandria, NSW, Australia (481 names transcribed)

Images of Home by Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski was published in 1995 by Hale and Iremonger in Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia. (313 names transcribed)

Hellas Australia, The History of Greeks in Australia by Josef Vondra, published 1979 by Widescope International Publishers Pty Ltd, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia (102 names transcribed)

VIDEOS

Video – Bonegilla ERT documentary – Greek Migrants to Australiaadded January 21, 2022

Video – Greeks in Australia and New Zealand + “I Fabrika”= A Pictorial Perspective of their Early Yearsadded January 21, 2022

Video – Arrival of the Greek Ship “Patris” in 1961 in Port Melbourne, Australiaadded January 21, 2022

Video – Greeks in the Northern Territory of Australiaadded January 20, 2022

Video – Selling an American Dream: Australia’s Greek Cafeadded January 20, 2022

Video – 1970s Greek Family Immigrants Lifestyle, Melbourne, Australia – ABC Documentary – added January 20, 2022

MUSEUMS

Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

ORGANIZATIONS / ASSOCIATONS

Australian Federation of Pontian Associations – website – added July 13, 2022

Australian Federation of Pontian Associations – Facebook – added July 13, 2022

PanMacedonian Association of NSW – ΠανΜακεδονική Ένωση Νέας Νοτίου Ουαλίας – Facebook – added July 13, 2022

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