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Dubbo – Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

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Dubbo - Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

Surprise guests at the Dubbo show were Spiro Paule Findex CEO and Terry Paule Findex Chairman.

The most knowledgable person in the room being rewarded with a crisp new $185 banknote.

We had joint winners of the Sir Hubert Wilkins lucky door prize Deb and Carol, congrats ladies!

Tony Hill our wonderful guest speaker who presented the very moving story of Henri Tovell to the Dubbo audience, thank you Tony.

Cairns – Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

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Cairns - Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

Susan Darby proudly displaying her lucky door prize a framed portrait print of Sir Hubert Wilkins at the very first ‘Twelve Great Australian Stories’ exhibition in Cairns.

The last man to speak to Sir Hubert Wilkins in Australia before he died was John Loucas, the local mechanic from Hallet SA, photographed with his wife Ros.

Townsville – Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

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Townsville - Twelve Great Australian Stories Tour

Townsville exhibition from left, Troy Popham, Angela Einshut, George Petrou, Kymm Apostolidis and Jessica Bawden standing behind the Sir Hubert Wilkins display.

The lucky door prize winner Blair Marin proudly displaying her Sir Hubert Wilkins framed print with Troy Popham, Kymm Apostolidis and George Petrou.
The smartest person in the room was Jessica Bawden who successfully answered the question asked to the audience and was rewarded with a brand new $185 bank note.
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The Ian Turner/Cameron Baird Painting

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The Ian Turner/Cameron Baird Painting

The Ian Turner/Cameron Baird painting that was purchased by David Le Pavoux on the right with George and Zed Petrou in Sydney at the 2nd Commando Charity Dinner in Sydney on the 13th of September. The painting now hangs at the 2nd Commando Recovery Centre at Holsworthy Barracks, Sydney.

Unveiling of the Cameron Baird portrait

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Unveiling of the Cameron Baird portrait

Managing director of Serco Australia at the unveiling of the Cameron Baird portrait at ANVAM head office, Melbourne. The portrait will be sent to Camp Baird, Dubai, UAE. From left Clint Thomas, Doug Baird, Michael Madden and George Petrou on the 23rd of September 2019.

Great Australian Stories Event

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Great Australian Stories Event

George Petrou is a well known Australian graphic designer who has turned his artistic talents to painting in recent years. His painting has evolved from a strong contemporary abstract style to restrained portrait painting with a splash of abstraction to free up the subject from total reality.

After previous exhibitions ‘The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt’ and ‘The Victoria Cross’, George Petrou has partnered with Findex to produce ‘Great Australian Stories’; an exhibition showcasing great known and unknown Australians and their stories, touring metropolitan and regional cities across Australia in 2019-20.

Unveiling of the Reg Rattey VC Portrait

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Unveiling of the Reg Rattey VC Portrait

Corporal Stephen Temby, Michael Madden (author of ‘The Victoria Cross’ book) and George Petrou at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin. Michael presented the story behind his book, ‘The Victoria Cross’. George unveiled the portrait of Reg Rattey VC that was purchased by the Australian Defence Force.