In honour of the 200th anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence, the Museum is working with the Greek community in partnership with the Greek Welfare Centre, to honour our Greek immigrants and their contribution to building our nation.
You can be a part of this initiative by:
You can also give a timeless gift by:
Help us achieve our goal of supporting 200 Greek migrants appear on your National Monument to
All gifts over $2 are tax deductible.
We are part of a long chain of proud Greek migrants who have forged new lives in our new home. We remain proud to be Greek and proud to be Australian. Join me in donating to the Greek Independence Bicentenary Project 1821 Fund, a great opportunity to honour those who came before us.
All Australians stand on the shoulders of our predecessors. We live in a beautiful country with peace and prosperity. And we owe a debt of gratitude to those that carved the original journey for us to follow
Contact the National Monument Team
Phone: +61 (02) 9298 3777
Family image: Electra, George, Helen and Fotini Manikakis at the National Monument to Migration
Dancing Builders at the Opera House 1965 (detail), reproduced courtesy of photographer © Valentin Sowada yesterdaysimages.com.au
Greek migrants to Australia - Australian National Maritime Museum Collection