Victorian schools to roll out temperature check starting term three

In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Victorian Government are issuing 14,000 non-contact infrared thermometers to schools across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. Following the advice of …



“The one mistake that almost ruined my life”

When sitting down with 29-year-old Yiannis Simosis, it is difficult for one to fathom that this intelligent, mature, kind and down to earth young man, spent some of the best …

‘World Cup a dream come true,’ says Greek rising star Sofia Sakalis

The Melbourne City midfielder points out the significance on holding the tournament on home ground both for female players and for the sport itself
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Put on hold again: Gyms and beauticians shut shop in Melbourne

News of another stage three lock down has once again rocked Victorian businesses, however this time around they feel a little more prepared. Gyms and other recreational studios had opened …


A hard blow for restaurants, cafes, and their staff as Melbourne shuts down

Many small businesses within our community still reeling from the initial lockdown are further stifled with the decision made by the Victorian Government to close down the majority of the …


Police deployed in big numbers to enforce COVID-19 regulations in Melbourne and statewide

Police will dramatically increase their presence in Metropolitan Melbourne that the public will comply with the most recent directions of the Chief Health Officer, announced Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on …


Victoria records 134 new cases as Melbourne and Mitchell Shire prepare for lockdown

Victoria records another 134 new cases of COVID-19, the third day in a row that the number of new cases have gone over 100. As the state prepares to reimpose …


Greece launches unique ‘Health First’ tourism campaign

The Tourism Ministry in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organisation have launched the “Destination Greece Health First” campaign. This campaign aims to promote tourism to Greece while also giving …


Yiasou Pappou kai Yiayia project aims to inspire student to record precious memories

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into chaos and put the brakes on our “normal” way of life. Nikolaos Kiannies, the Deputy Principal of St Nicholas Greek school of …


Greek survivors voice painful memories of the German occupation

When contemporary witnesses speak of their experiences during the WW2 German invasion and occupation of Greece between 1941 and 1944, history comes alive. Before an online video archive of their …


Back to square one

Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are due to go back into stage 3 lock-down restrictions for six weeks, from midnight Wednesday in an effort to contain the growing momentum …


And now for something completely new… Baklava milkshake

Who would’ve ever thought that one way to consume a baklava would be to stick in a plastic cup and drink it up with a straw..? Not many, that’s for …


Defunding the funders: Averoff and Slavery

Mention the name “Giorgios Averoff” to any Greek, and the immediate response is “benefactor.” A wealthy expatriate businessman, he applied his wealth to a number of institutional and educational projects …