The Greeks in Australia learnt by osmosis that a café was a good way to earn a living and give them financial security – a café, that is, that served Australian cuisine, not Greek.
Category: Migrant History
Who Owns St Patrick?
When I started researching Kandos history almost two decades ago I was intrigued by the number of newspaper articles about St Patrick’s Day in our industrial town. This month I headed back to St Patrick and discovered a few unvarnished truths.
Fault-lines in the Aussie Character
We overlook or forget the hostility intolerance suspicion and racism that different migrant groups have revealed in the Australian character.