|The speakers and some of the dignitaries present at our event photographed in front of the statue model designed by Peter Corlett, OAM. Photo LGCC 2013|
Thank you to all who joined us for our inaugural fundraiser at the Victorian Parliament.
Ms Eleni Lianidou, Consul General of Greece, the Hon Ted Baillieu, MP, former Premier and Chair of the Victorian Anzac Centenary Committee.
|Lee Tarlamis MP opens the event. Photo LGCC 2013|
|The HMS Agamemnon in Mudros Harbour, Lemnos, where the Armistice of Mudros was signed in 1918.|
Ms Eleni Lianidou, Consul General of Greece, addressed the crowd, saying that she was glad to be present representing the Hellenic Republic, at this gathering which is so important for both Greeks and Australians.She wished us well in our endeavour to erect our new memorial.
|The Hon Ted Baillieu addresses the crowd. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Mr Derryn Hinch addresses the crowd. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Peter Corlett, OAM, addresses the crowd. Photo LGCC 2013|
Below is a close up of the model that was launched, showing the figure of an Australian nurse standing facing the wind, looking out into Mudros Bay for the next hospital ship to arrive, while behind her a sick or injured soldier sits recovering.
|Close of the memorial design by Peter Corlett, OAM. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Cr Amanda Stevens, Mayor of Port Phillip addresses the crowd. Photo LGCC 2013|
|George Calombaris addresses the crowd. Picture LGCC 2013|
|Professor Bruce Scates (on the right) in conversation at the event. Picture LGCC 2013|
|Lee Tarlamis, with Marcus Falay and Dr John Basarin of the Friends of Gallipoli. Picture LGCC 2013|
Some other great photographs from our event.
|Committee Executive Member Ms Malama Varvara, and Ann Bendouli, at the event reception desk. Thanks Malama and Ann. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Members of the Committee (and a few guests) in front of our memorial model. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Committee member Christina Despoteri and Secretary Jim Claven. Photo Jim Claven 2013|
|Peter Corlett, OAM, explains the memorial design to the Hon Bruce Atkinson MP and Derryn Hinch. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Cr Anita Horvath of the City of Port Phillip, with Committee members Nik Kydas and Peter Volaris. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Members of the Committee, Steve Kyritsis of the Hellenic RSL and Murray Thompson MP in discussion. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Members of the Committee Martin Foley, MP and Helen Constas. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Ian Tresize MP (on the right, who has taken part in an Anzac Tour of Greece in 2013) and Sharon Knight MP. Photo LGCC 2013|
|The Hon John Pandazopoulos, MP, with Derryn Hinch and another guest. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Mr Sam Tarlamis senior (from Tsimandria) with his son, our President, Lee Tarlamis, MP. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Ms Vicky Mastihi and Mr John Cook (John took part in the 2013 Anzac Tour of Greece). Photo LGCC 2013|
|Committee member Ken Volaris, Jenny Mikakos MP and Eleni Lianidou view the memorial model. Photo LGCC 2013|
|Peter Corlett, OAM, at right, explains the memorial design to members of the Alfred Hospital Nurses League, Ms Maree Dillon on the left and Ms Rosie Bushnell, centre. Photo LGCC 2013|