Featured below is an extract from The Greek Australian VEMA, April 2012 edition.

Letter from Maroubra

As the bus meandered down the peninsula...

Not too far south of Maroubra in a barren stretch of coastal land is the Botany Cemetery.  It is not exactly the topic of many dinner party conversations but it is a part of the lives of many Greek-Australians.

You may know the large Orthodox section at the southernmost part, as it slopes down to the Chinese market gardens that were established around 1918-23.

By the late 1970's, this Orthodox section was filled and Greek Orthodox were then buried in adjoining areas and then along the eastern side near Bunnerong Road.  Even these sections filled and more plots were made available where the Bunnerong Power Station once stood.

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