In 1973, Rosalindo Cerda and his family escaped Pinochet’s brutal regime in Chile. They migrated to Australia in 1973. He has contributed enormously to his adopted country and has assisted many other migrants to make the sometimes difficult transition to life in Australia. This is the second film in our Faces of Frankston documentary interview series.
Lionel Smith is one of the few remaining Australian veterans of the Kokoda Campaign. During the Second World War, Lionel served in The Middle East, New Guinea, The Philippines and Japan. He talks here about his war experiences.
This is the first of our documentary interviews with prominent Frankston migrants.
Frank Cannizzo was born in Sicily in 1931 and came to Australia in 1949. He has been a tireless communty worker, who is responsible for establishing the Frankston Multicultural Centre and the Frankston Italian Seniors’ Club.