"Helping People Has Been My Happiness": The Contribution of Elena Rubeo to the Italian Community in South Australia
O'Connor, Desmond John
Elena Rubeo, who was born in Rome in 1896, was the first woman in Australia to be appointed to an Italian consular post. This chapter will look at her life, her involvement in the Italian community, and the determination with which she defended Southern Italians.
Italian migration, migrant
O'Connor, Desmond 2004. "Helping People Has Been My Happiness": The Contribution of Elena Rubeo to the Italian Community in South Australia. In Sue Williams et al. (eds) "The Regenerative Spirit: (Un)settling, (Dis)location, (Post-)colonial, (Re)presentations-Australia Post Colonial Reflections', Adelaide: Lythrum Press, 93-101.