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submitted by South Coast Register on 31.08.2006

Greek presence in Junction Street. NOWRA, NSW.

GREECE IS THE WORD: From left, Steve Castrisos, Jack Aroney and Nicholas Theodore Aroney. The three men were part of the Greek presence in Junction Street. The photograph is dated between 1916 and 1919.

From the South Coast Register, Wednesday, August 23, 2006, Historical Happenings, page 17.

When Stavros “Steve” Castrisos opened a refreshment room in Junction Street, Nowra in 1914, he started a tradition for a Greek presence in Nowra’s CBD that ...

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submitted by Hugh Gilchrist on 12.02.2005

Jack Castrissios, Prime Minister John Curtin, WWII & the Niagara Cafe, Gundagai.

Dinner in Gundagai

On Greece’s national day in 1942 Prime Minister John Curtin publicly declared Australia’s admiration of Greece’s stand against aggression, and Australia’s sym­pathy with the suffering Greek people. Several months later he had occasion to be grateful for local Greek hospitality.
On a wintry evening, travelling with several members of the Advisory War Council from Melbourne to Canberra, he reached Gundagai towards midnight, just as Jack ...