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Suspended Greek Australian student accuses UQ of “bullying” him for being a free thinker

Greek Australian student Drew Pavlou, 21, has been banned from setting foot on any University of Queensland campuses. Upon receiving news of this, he vowed to fight this with an …

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ONLINE FREE ONLINE LECTURE: BIZIM PAOK – OUR PAOK: REFUGEES, SPORTS, AND VENIZELISM IN INTERWAR THESSALONIKI The Greek Community of Melbourne is hosting an online lecture as part of their …

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429 cases for Monday, 13 deaths as Melburnians feel ‘exhaustion’ and ‘devastation’

Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrew declared a ‘state of disaster’ for Victoria on Sunday after 671 new COVID-19 cases were announced. On Monday, 429 new cases are expected to be announced …

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Kastellorizians Down Under eager to have their island homes’ facades featuring Evzones

Dimitra Hatziadam has seen her reputation grow amongst Greek communities and Philhellenes worldwide, as the designated photographer of Greece’s Presidential Guard, to capture their never-before-seen visual stories. Her project, running …

Relative of former St Basil’s resident says compromised care ‘not our experience’

The events that have unfolded over the last couple of weeks at St Basil’s have been heartbreaking to say the least, but more shocking to our family are the stories …

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Victoria notes 397 new cases; and 124 cases are linked to Fawkner

Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed 397 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, including three new deaths. Only 37 of the cases were related to known outbreaks. The situation was dubbed “very …

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Eve Black could face a $10,000 fine following dramatic arrest

Eve Black, the 28-year-old Greek Australian woman who had her car window smashed by Victoria Police during a dramatic arrest, will now face a huge penalty. Arrested in Carlton on …

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2020’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemoration event cancelled

This year’s annual Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial commemoration has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to have been held on Saturday, 8 August 2020, at the Memorial at Lemnos Square, Albert …

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Mask wearing after 78 new cases of COVID-19 in Greece: “We didn’t even greet each other,” says groom at wedding where 16 new cases emerged

Greece recorded 78 new cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths on Friday. Following the highest number since lockdown, it was decided to make mask-wearing compulsory in all indoor and …

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St Basil’s aged care residents transferred to hospital, but not all relatives are happy

The Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (VACRC) stated in a media release that it is working closely with Victorian authorities and St Basil’s Home for the Aged to relocate all …

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Vale Thanasis Spanos of Medallion and Vanilla

Thanasis Spanos passed away on 31 July, surrounded by families and friends. The news spread throughout the Greek community of Melbourne where Mr Spanos was well known for writing history …

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St Basil’s emptied out as fears for the elderly escalate with 16 deaths

“I would not let my mum be in some of these places, I just wouldn’t,” Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews said this week, a comment that came as another slap in …