The Immigration Discovery Centre has a variety of resources relating to Lebanese migration to Australia. On 22 November 2009, the Immigration Museum celebrates Victoria’s Lebanese community with "Lebanese Cedar Festival", a cultural festival featuring traditional music, dance, special talks and film screenings.
Members of Jupiter’s Lebanese Dance Group. Photographer: Rodney Start. Source: Museum Victoria.
To assist people with their research into their family history and Lebanese-Australian history and culture, the Immigration Discovery Centre staff prepared the following list of print and electronic resources.
Immigration Discovery Centre reference collections
Resources relating to the Lebanese community in Australia can be found in the Immigration Discovery Centre library. The library houses a diverse reference collection with a focus on migration, cultural diversity and Australian ethno-history.
Lebanese Resource Folder (available in the Immigration Discovery Centre).
James Jupp. The Australian People. “Lebanese,” pp. 554–67. Cambridge, 2001. Catalogue number: 994 A938PE
Janet Penny and Siew-Ean Khoo. Intermarriage: A Study of Migration and Integration. Chapter 7: “Lebanese-Australian Families,” pp. 119–44. AGPS, 1996. Catalogue number: 306.8450994 P416
Jim McKay. Phoenician Farewell: Three Generations of Lebanese Christians in Australia. Ashwood, 1989. Catalogue number: 994.0049275692 M153
Andrew & Trevor Batrouney. The Lebanese in Australia. AE Press, 1985. Catalogue number: 994.0049275692 P334
Susan Drury. The Lebanese. Nelson, 1981. 305.892756 D796
Leonard Binder. Politics in Lebanon. Wiley, 1966. 320.95692 B612
Contact the Immigration Discovery Centre
If you require further assistance with your research contact the Immigration Discovery Centre.
+ 61 3 9927 2726
Write to us:
Immigration Discovery Centre
GPO Box 666
Melbourne 3001 Vic