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HACCI to go ahead with its 2020 awards ceremony online

The Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HAACI) will hold this year’s annual HACCI Awards as a live digital event with an online broadcast that the organisation chair Fotini …

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‘Travel + Leisure’ votes 7 Greek islands among world’s top destinations

In the most recent list of top travel destinations, published by Travel + Leisure magazine, seven Greek islands sit among the world’s most beautiful islands. The Aegean island of Paros …

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Queensland Uni holds firm on suspension of Greek Australian student

The University of Queensland, ranked among the global Top 10 in different world rankings, has upheld the suspension of 21-year-old student Drew Pavlou. Following the student’s appeal, the original two-year …

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Coburg West Primary School Greek language teacher finally appointed

Last year, parents had the rug pulled from under their feet when they received an email from Coburg West Primary School’s Principal Mark Colagrande announcing that Greek lessons would be …

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Pope Francis holds moments of silence for Hagia Sophia’s conversion to mosque

“The sea takes my thought a bit far, to Istanbul,” Pope Francis said at his weekly Angelus prayer on Sunday. “I think of Hagia Sophia, and I am very saddened.” …

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Erdogan’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque causes worldwide fury

Byzantine Emperor Justinian’s jewel, build in the sixth century Hagia Sophia instantly became and remained the main seat of the Eastern Orthodox church for hundreds of years. The building, a …

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Remote learning to reduce movement of students reintroduced in Victoria

Victoria keeps seeing Coronavirus cases in the three digits, recording another 273 cases of coronavirus in the state and one death. With 1,484 active cases of coronavirus in the state …

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Saki George Ganella receives Order of Australia Medal

When fleeing the Greek Civil War back in 1950 at the age of three, now 73-year-old Saki George Ganella could not imagine his bright future in Australia, let alone being …

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Tsitsipas at the top of Ultimate Tennis Showdown League

Amidst the pandemic Day 9 of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown began with low expectations, however, in the last match of the afternoon session, Stefanos Tsitsipas ascertained his spot at the …

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Condemnation from Melbourne’s Greek Community as Erdogan converts Hagia Sophia into mosque

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria strongly condemns the Turkish Republic’s decision to reinstate the World Heritage listed cultural icon – Hagia Sofia (Αγία Σοφία) – back into …

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Fronditha Care identifies positive staff COVID-19 case

Fronditha Care’s chief executive officer, Michael Malakonas announced that on Friday 10 July 2020, a staff member of it’s  St Albans residential aged care team tested positive for coronavirus. Mr …

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We are here for each other – neither COVID-19 nor lockdowns can beat us

It’s back again to plague us. Literally. The resurgence of COVID-19 in Melbourne and the vice-like grip the counter measures have taken on our lives seems unfair – especially since …