Dandenong Greek Community Hall receives new funding

Dandenong’s Greek Community will receive $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund for a major upgrade to the Dandenong Greek Community Hall, which is in desperate need …

Two Greek bars amongst the world’s best

A Cypriot and a Melburnian drinkery make it in 2018's Top 50
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The weight plan changing lives

Maria Akritidis remembers when she was at her heaviest. Exhausted, just getting out of bed most mornings was a struggle, let alone walking up a flight of stairs, and as …

‘Astroman’ takes us back to the 1980s

MTC's upcoming production captures the vibe of a hallmark era, while telling the story of an unlikely friendship between an older Greek man and a young First Nations boy. Co-star Tony Nikolakopoulos tells us how
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Panathinaikos passes to the hands of Thai businessman

Panathinaikos FC is looking to leave behind the troublesome days of the past few years, as Pairoj Piempongsant has taken 50 per cent of the shares that were in the …


Theo Zographos enters preselection battle for the seat of Chisholm

City of Monash Councillor Theo Zographos is one of the contenders for the seat of Chisholm, vacated by Julia Banks MP. Cr Zographos’ work for the City of Monash includes …


Remembering the Kondomari Massacre

A couple of years ago I made the journey to the village of Kondomari in Crete, accompanied by my friends Bruce Mildenhall and documentary maker John Irwin. It is a …


64th issue of Antipodes honours poet Antigone Kefala

The weekend saw the anticipated launch of the 64th issue of the Greek Australian Cultural League’s (GACL) magazine Antipodes. The turnout exceeded the expectation of organisers, attracting an intergenerational audience. …


Chris Ikonomidis’ love of football, Greece and …pastitsio

Greek-Australian Socceroo Chris Ikonomidis will be playing for a second consecutive season to the A-League after signing a three year deal with Perth Glory. The 23-year-old spent last season on …


Multicultural art exhibition exploring globalisation to open in Melbourne

Art plays a significant role in creating dialogue of substance. Tapping into this notion, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is set to launch its latest exhibition titled Destinations, which …


Giannou, Gersbach and host of Young Socceroos prepare for international action

Overseas based footballers Apostolos Giannou and Alex Gersbach have been given the opportunity to kick start their international careers after they stalled when they were overlooked in former Socceroos coach …


Kammenos suggests introduction of more US military bases in Greece

Greek minister of defence Panos Kammenos caused a stir in Athens, with his seemingly “off-the-cuff” remarks at the US Pentagon this week. During a meeting with US secretary of defence …


Religious extremism is never welcome

The word of God is love, compassion and respect. Sometimes religious men misinterpret the word of God and instead promote hatred and bigotry. They are wrong to do so. It …


External factors responsible for ATHEX crash, says Bank of Greece Governor

Bank shares in Greece took a deep plunge last Wednesday diving by 8.78 per cent, amid investor fears over lenders’ needs and bad credit. Even though Greece exited capital controls …