The Lebanese Quarter Redfern

The Lebanese Quarter, Redfern : time, place and extent by Paul Convy.

Coogee, N.S.W. : Australian Lebanese Historical Society, 2009
iii, 45 p. : illustrated, map, 30 cm, $15 including postage.

From the 1880s to the present time, Redfern and surrounding suburbs of Waterloo and Surry Hills has been home to a sizeable population of Australians of Lebanese heritage. Australian Lebanese centred churches, businesses and other organisations have drawn many people to what is often called Little Lebanon.

Melick boys in Redfern x

Melick boys in Elizabeth Street, Redfern c1930 on holiday from Grenfell NSW. Pleasant Terrace is in the background.

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