Stefan History

January 1 1949

1949

1949

Young Stefan as an altar boy

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1957

1957

Stefan with his mum the day he left Lebanon for his new country, Australia

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1961

1961

Stefan in Adelaide

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1963

1963

Stefan Starts working for major salons

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1964

1964

Stefan takes over a salon in Longreach

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1966

1966

Stefan opens a very successful salon in Mackay

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1967

1967

Stefan opens his first Brisbane salon

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1969

1969

Stefan visits America

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1970

1970

Stefan launches his own Haircare

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1970

1970

Stefan convinces Channel 9 to give him a 5 minute spot on day-time television

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1972

1972

Stefan shaves his head to sell his wigs

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1974

1974

Stefan meets Alexandre De Paris- the famous French stylist

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1975

1975

Stefan meets Vidal Sassoon

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1976-1978

1976-1978

More STEFAN salons continue to open

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1980

1980

Jo-Jo's opens and becomes a household name in Queen St, Brisbane

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1981

1981

Stefan earns his wings and becomes a pilot

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1983

1983

STEFAN salons experience rapid growth

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1984

1984

STEFAN sponsors major sporting events

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1986

1986

STEFAN fundraises for a Clinitron Burns bed

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1988

1988

Stefan receives the Employer's Training Award

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1988

1988

STEFAN headquarters opens at 170 Melbourne St with Lord Mayor Sallyanne Atkinson

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1989

1989

Stefan purchases the Expo 88 Sky Needle

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1990

1990

Stefan breaks the record crossing the Bass Strait

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1993

1993

Stefan with Malaysian President Hamid Omar after breaking the record crossing the Malacca Strait

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1995

1995

STEFAN and Southbank TAFE join forces to open STEFAN Training Academy

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1996

1996

Stefan becomes an Honorary Ambassador

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2000

2000

Stefan is awarded the Centennial Australian Medal

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2004

2004

Stefan receives the Australian of the Year Finalist Award

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2008

2008

STEFAN Professional Make-up launches

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2011

2011

STEFAN'S MASK Foundation was formed

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2011

2011

The Queensland floods inundate STEFAN Head Office

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2012

2012

Stefan Boating World opens to the public at Coomera

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2013

2013

Stefan is awarded the Queensland Greats Award

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2013

2013

Stefan is awarded the Lord Mayors Lifetime Achievement Award

September 11 2018

2014

2014

Stefan meets Campbell Dawson for the first time

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2014

2014

STEFAN launches ECOCOCO

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2016

2016

The Bach Living by Stefan opens

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2017

2017

Jo-Jo's re-opens in its new home in West End

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2018

2018

Stefan launches his new Technical Education Curriculum