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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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‘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 …

‘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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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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Greece asks for negative COVID-19 results from tourists before entering

Yesterday the Greek Government announced that in light of COVID-19 case numbers rising at the northern border of Promachonas, non-essential travellers must present a negative coronavirus test result to border …

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Inbound international flights to Australia to be halved

The announcement on Friday that international arrivals into Australia will be reduced by more than half is concerning to Australians overseas, amongst them many residents of Greek descent, who are …

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A-League: Melbourne clubs stuck in limbo

The Melbourne Victory, Melbourne City and Western United teams have been stuck in limbo, after their connecting flight to New South Wales was cancelled due to poor visibility. The teams …

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RMIT academic Tsahuridu says public needs to better understand need for lockdown

An RMIT expert in personal and organizational ethics says that while the reintroduction of Stage 3 lockdown in Melbourne was necessary it was also important that people better understood the …

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New cases today reach 165 in Victoria as lockdown begins

The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, announced 165 new cases today, with 30 connected with outbreaks and 135 under investigation. 40 are in hospital and nine in intensive care. One of nine …

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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 …

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Melbourne eateries brace for second bout against COVID-19 measures

For a brief period in June, Victorians enjoyed a respite from the strangulation imposed on their lives by the measures to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Shops re-opened …

The undocumented Greek immigrants of America, Donald Trump and COVID-19

Donald Trump with his infamous narcissism is the President of the United States, talking so badly of immigrants who have entered illegally the “Promised Land”. Trump for a long time …

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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 …