Poland-born people have a long history in the Australian way of life dating back to 1696 when ten citizens joined a Dutch exploration expedition. Small pockets of migration have continued throughout the years with a more substantial community development after World War II.
In 2022, fifty years of diplomatic relations between Poland and Australia is being celebrated and notable professionals are being honoured for their work across many industries.
Leonie Tillman interviews ten prominent Polish Australians from science, business and the arts to showcase their contributions to Australia and beyond. To hear their stories, click though the images below.
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