Eurovision: Dutch win, Australia does well, audience members boo Greece during points announcement

Duncan Laurence from the Netherlands took home the prized trophy with his Coldplay-esque ballad score, ‘Arcade’. He won with 492 points, followed by Italy’s Mahmood and Russia’s Sergey Lazarev in …

1950’s Mykonos through Robert McCabe’s lens

Following the recent publication of 'Mykonos: Portrait of a Vanished Era', the photographer shares some of his revered work and reveals what continues to draw him back to Greece time again
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‘Hill 731’: Free film screening at Hellenic RSL

The Hellenic RSL Melbourne, will screen the historic Greek film ‘Hill 731’ at 1.30pm on 1 June at the group’s club house. The Battle on Hill 731 was a significant …


Travel to the UK just got easier for Australian passport-holders

Australians travelling to the UK can now use their biometric passports at automated ePassport gates that will allow them to avoid airport queues. The gates use facial recognition technology to …


Moreland Council awards Kon and Eleni Rozakeas lifetime community achievement award

In his heyday, Konstantinos (Kon) Rozakeas was one of the most recognisable figures in Brunswick. The tall, heavily moustached gatekeeper of the Upfield railway line on Brunswick Road made quite …


British couple sues Cypriot government after their luxury home crumbles

British couple Simon and Jenny Phillips sold off everything to move into their luxury home in Cyprus in Armou, in the Paphos district, and live their dream of happy days …


Greek Australian pollies: winners and losers in the 2019 elections

There was a slight loss suffered by Greek Australian Labor MP Maria Vamvakinou, and a marginal increase to the votes garnered by Labor deputy Steve Georganas. The good news is …


‘Romiosini and Beyond’, a resounding success in Melbourne

Melbourne’s audience warmly welcomed the production of ‘Romiosini and Beyond’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday. Many came to enjoy the ‘giants’ perform the work by Mikis Theodorakis with …


Scott Morrison claims victory in surprise election swing; Labor concedes defeat

Australia’s Coalition appears to have secured a shock election win on Saturday, defying expectations of a Labor victory. A powerful swing in key parts of the country put Prime Minister …


Exit polls indicate a Labor win in Australian elections 2019

Bill Shorten  and Scott Morrison have cast their votes with millions of Australians across the country. Exit polls indicate a Labor win in the next federal government with the final …


GCM mourns loss of Bob Hawke

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has issued the following announcement for the passing of a great leader:  The Greek community of Melbourne mourns the loss of a great Australian …


Shorten pledges $500,000 to the Cypriot community of Melbourne

Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten met on Friday with Stelios Angelodemou, preident of the Cypriot Community. Mr Shorten confirmed his previous pledge to support the Cypriot Community with funding worth …