Mei Quong Tart was a Sydney businessman and Mandarin of the Fourth Grade.
His QVB tearooms were regarded as the finest in the city. Quong Tart was an active philanthropist, and his thriving business was a hub of charity and community. He hosted free meals for the city’s homeless, for Aboriginal Australians and anyone in need.
A leader in the Chinese community and an anti-drug campaigner, Quong Tart was a colourful character who embraced Chinese, Scottish and Australian culture.
Who was Quong Tart? | State Library of NSW
Quong Tart, wife Margaret, and family, 1903 - Chinese Australian Families - Culture Victoria (cv.vic.gov.au)
Biography - Mei Quong Tart - Australian Dictionary of Biography (anu.edu.au)
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