Greek Australians in their own image: the Greeks of Port Pirie

Effy Alexakis, Leonard Janiszewski

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Port Pirie, located on the east coast of South Australia’s Spencer Gulf, offered quick financial opportunities for Greeks migrating to Australia in search of work during the opening decades of the 20th century. At times however, the opportunities also came at a tragic cost. The vicissitudes of the community are evidences together with generational insights.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationGreek City Times
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2021


  • Greek migration and settlement
  • Greek-Australian history
  • Greek diaspora
  • Port Pirie history
  • Broken Hill Associated Smelters Pty Ltd
  • Port Pirie Greek community


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