Queensland had Sunshine Cafes in Pomona, Caloundra, Gympie and Nambour, and Greek migrants owned most of them
It was a long way to Winton in the early twentieth century, and along way from oysters to olive oil for Greek migrants.
Hector was eleven years old when he died in 1918 near the southern end of the Victoria Bridge not far from his parents’ shop.
Imagine the courage of young Greek women who travelled across the world to marry men they had never met. Women are the unsung heroes of the Greek cafe story.