Article published in the The Sydney Morning Herald on Thu 12 Feb 1948, page 4. … A pretty 11 years old Greek war orphan stepped from an aircraft at Mascot yesterday afternoon to start a fresh life in a new country. Carrying a suitcase containing most of her worldly goods, she looked anxiously at the awaiting crowd greeting the plane from Athens…
Although I am a Greek I have lived most of my life in Australia and speak from an independent viewpoint when I say that the Greek is one of the most desirable types of immigrants. Article written by M. RAFTOPOULOS, Hawthorn and published in The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957) on Thu 18 Dec 1947, Page 7, IT’S YOUR OPINION…
The Egyptian ship, Misr, brought to Australia a load of immigrants which any country in the world, no matter hew low its standard of living, would be more than glad to get rid of. I know the quality of these new arrivals all too well, for I lived, slept, and fried to eat with them for almost three weeks while the ship was travelling from Durban, South Africa, to Melbourne. The article below, by R. H. McDONALD, as told to a Smith’s Staff Reporter was published in the Smith’s Weekly on Sat 17 May 1947, Page 3.
Greek, British, and Australian flags decorated the Paddington Town Hall last night, when a cabaret dance, organised by the Greek Athletic League, Atlas, was held to augment me new H.M.A.S. Sydney fund. The article was published in The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Thu 29 Jan 1942
Article published in the Examiner, on Mon 19 May 1941, Page 5, By the Official Correspondent with the A.I.F. …Private Henry Beresford Murray and Evangeline Papauania, a dark-eyed Greek girl, stood between lighted candles at a little village church and became man and wife proving that LOVE BEATS WAR. When it was decided to evacuate, the Empire troops, Murray raced to Athens by car to help Miss Papauania escape. He covered 22 miles in 25 minutes — and ran over three cats on the way.
Dear Dorothy Dix. — I like a man who is Greek, does not drink or gamble and looks forward to having a home. A working man, he saves all his money to go into business. I would like to help him to success, but my parents will disown me If I marry him. I am nineteen and he is thirty. -Y.C… Article by Dorothy Dix, was published in The Newcastle Sun, Fri 16 May 1941
Australia has proved the land of opportunity for a number of Greek immigrants who arrived here poor arid made their fortunes. Those opportunities, says Mr. John Kouvelis, who has put the matter to the test, are even more available for penniless Australians. “But one of the troubles of the modern youth,” he says, “is that while he knows that a pound has 20 shillings in it, he never remembers that 20 shillings make a pound.” … The article was published in the The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 – 1954) on Sun 22 Jan 1939, page 8 | WEALTH RECIPE SOUND
Article published in the Colonial Times, on Tue 11 Sep 1855, Page 2… She is a baggy damsel with a quaint sly face, and her principal occupation is that of a maid of all work. But she is dressed today; it is St. Somebody’s feast, and everybody is idling away their time in consequence. It was St What his name’s day the day before yesterday, and It will be St,’ Who-is-it’s day the day after tomorrow.