An Italian-Australian Family History Group that operates under the auspices of Co.As.It. at Casa d’Italia in Leichhardt. Our members are keen to retain their Italian heritage, trace their respective family tree and record events pertaining to their ancestors.
Twelve Italian-Australian restaurateurs have formed a non-profit association for cultural and educational purposes, to promote the values of Italian food in Australia. They are now consulting with others in the industry, and friends, to broaden membership and decide together on a program of work. CIRA’s founding members include: Armando Percuoco (Buon Ricordo), Lucio Galletto (Lucio’s); Giovanni Pilu and Marilyn Annecchini (Pilu at Freshwater); Beppi, Norma and Marc Polese (Beppi’s and Mezzaluna); Peter Zuzza, Vanessa Martin (Il Piave);
The Italian Trade Commission organises corresponding Italian Festivals in various parts of the world. The Italian Festival serves as a model for subsequent initiatives throughout the year, coinciding with celebrations for Italian “Festa della Repubblica” on 2nd June, and displaying the best of what Italy has to offer. The 2009 edition of the Sydney Italian Festival represents the sixth edition of a tested and successful event, whose primary objective is to propose a sophisticated and “aggressive” image of “Made in Italy” products and services, overcoming the many stereotypes which unfortunately continue to be associated Italian produce and merchandise.
Award winning Lindoni’s is located in the heart of cosmopolitan Hastings St Noosa. Lindoni’s, established since 1988 epitomises the casual elegance of Noosa and combines this with the finest Italian food and wine, professional friendly service and a charming romantic courtyard and dining room that seem as though they have been transported directly from Italy.The winner of the Best Italian Restaurant and Best Alfresco Restaurant of 2007 Lindoni’s has an extensive menu faithful to Italian culinary tradition, with an emphasis on the lighter southern Italian style of cooking.