Immigration Story – My Nonno

By Caitlin Matticoli, Swinburne University

I want to tell a story about my nonno Dante but all the Aussies called him Danny. He was a proud man; big, loud and full of life, your typical expressive Italian. The only thing he loved more than food was red wine – and of course his family. Read more »


By Jye Frankston High School

My senior is my Nona Govina Ripari, she has the biggest heart of gold. If you meet her all she would want to do is hug you and give you five year old chocolate. She has recently gone into hospital for a hip replacement, she is in rehabilitation now. Read more »