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Curtain call for Sydney Opera House’s longest serving employee

For 50 years Steve Tsoukalas has worked at the Sydney Opera house, but today it was time to say farewell.

  • Liv Casben
  • ABC

It was an emotional final day for the 73-year-old as he walked up the front steps of the Opera House, after spending two thirds of his life working at Australia’s iconic building.

“I couldn’t sleep last night … to forget today,” Mr Tsoukalas said.

Steve Tsoukalas 1a ABC News LLLL @ Sydney Opera HouseFrom the moment he sailed into Sydney Harbour in 1964 as a Greek immigrant and saw the Opera House, he knew he wanted to work there.

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