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South Australia welcomes the Evzones

On Friday morning the Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall held a special reception to welcome the visiting members of the Hellenic Presidential Guard to Parliament House. “Both the Premier …

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Greek sea ramp for people with mobility problems enters $1 mil investment contest

“The level of a society’s interest in people who are confronted with difficulties is a measure of its civilisation.” Engineer Ignatios Fotiou refers to this credo, taught to him by …

Niko Koulousias: the Greek chef cooking at Harry and Meghan’s wedding

Talented and distinguished Greek chef Niko Koulousias is officially one of the 24 selected chefs enlisted to prepare the menu for the royal wedding reception of Prince Harry and American …

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Yia mas! It’s time for Greek wine to shine

Marketers will tell you that positive brand perception is vital to success. Greek wine still suffers from a tarnished reputation among many consumers in Australia based on poor quality retsina …

Revealing the unseen sides of Thessaloniki

Someone once told me that everyone has a story; you just have to know the right questions to ask. This is a concept that photographer Nicki Upstairs (the professional name …

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The IMF never asked for additional spending cuts in Greece, says Lagarde

Despite deep cuts having been made in state spending in Greece, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde has revealed that it wasn’t on account of the Fund. …

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Petratos sweeps Jets’ awards

Newcastle Jets attacking midfielder Dimi Petratos has capped off a memorable A-League season by taking out all the major individual honours at his club’s gala presentation dinner on Tuesday night. …

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Bouzanis and Antonis buzzing ahead of A-League finals

The football careers of Greek Australians Terry Antonis and Dean Bouzanis have distinct parallels: both came through the junior ranks at Sydney Olympic and were considered stars of the future. …

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Greek community theatre brings a new perspective to audiences

The Greek community’s Creative Drama & Arts group breathed new life into South Oakleigh Secondary College’s Strachan Theatre on Thursday night, with an impressive performance of Perspective. Hundreds turned out …

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‘Café dreaming: Greek Café & Milk Bar Style’ exhibition opens

Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski are continuing on their mission to preserve the legacy of the Greek cafés and milk bars of Australia with a new exhibition. As part of …

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Greek metal band arrested on terrorism charges

Greek heavy metal band, Rotting Christ have found themselves in a debacle in Eastern Europe. Last week two members of the group, brothers Sakis and Themis Tolis, were arrested on …

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Greek runner wins coldest marathon on Earth

Greek runner Argyrios Papathanasopoulos has won the North Pole Marathon. Held annually at Camp Barneo, also known as the North Pole Camp, as the northernmost race on Earth it is …

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Heidelberg United receives $2 mil in funding for Olympic Park upgrade

Heidelberg United Football Club received some great news this week, receiving $2 million in funding from the state government to help transform Olympic Park. The historic announcement, which is part …

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Aegean islet flag incident sparks new tension between Ankara and Athens

It was four days ago that three young Greek men from Fourni island jumped on a small boat and raised the Greek flag on not one but five Greek islets …

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Report reveals skilled migrants benefit Australia’s economy

A new report has confirmed that skilled migration to Australia is of benefit to the country’s wealth, calling into question the debate about whether there is a need to cut …