I read your message and I don't know of any relatives in Australia. However I thought I would write to tell you that my grandfather, James Egan Lillis always told my dad, John Carl Lillis, that our family originated in County Clare, Ireland. My great-grandfather emigrated from Ireland and my grandfather was born in Canada and lived in the states and Canada. He fought in WWI for the Royal Canadian Army. My dad, now deceased, flew in the Royal Canadian Air Force in WWII. I really don't have much else on our origins but I thought I would share this with you. I don't know how far back you can go but perhaps we have common ancestors from County Clare.