Migrants- Agiassos

Family Name: Keramidas
Name: Efstratios
Year of Birth:   1952
Father's Name: Savvas
Mother's Name:   Irini Varvaki
Siblings:  Maria (Vetsika)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1967
Sponsor:    Harilaos Varvakis (my uncle)
Married: Zoe Kourtesiotis (Karditsa)
Children:  Savvas, Apostolos, Aris, Irini
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Telephone Line Installer


Above: My parents, Savvas and Irini (Varvakis) with my sister, Maria (Varvakis). They came to Australia in 1967 but returned to Greece in 1973.

Above: My maternal grandparents, Garifalia (Kalotzoglou) and Eustratios Varvakis.

Above: In this photograph I (right) am with my childhood friend, Mihalis "Brouzkellis".


Above: One of the first places that I worked after I migrated to Australia was in north Queensland in the cane fields. They were many Greeks in Innisfail and this small Greek community organised social dances..

Above Right:My wife, Zoe (Kourtetsiotis) and our children, Savvas, Aris, Irini and Apostolis. I am taking the photograph.