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Cr Mary Lalios: ‘No-one is banning gendered toys or books from our schools and libraries’

It all started with a story in The Herald Sun earlier this week claiming that “Victorian councils are auditing libraries, schools and kindergartens and urging a ban on the terms …

‘We need to defend multiculturalism’

Human rights lawyer Shen Narayanasamy warns Greek Australians that the legacy they fought hard to build is in danger from the new laws about citizenship and family reunification that the government wants to pass
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A Greek Australian behind one of the best wines in the world

When Greek Australian wine producer Emanuel Skorpos decided to introduce his first range of red wines to Australia in 2005, he never anticipated that within a few years his Flinders …

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An appeal to support 150 Kurdish children refugees in Lavrio

A campaign to support the Lavrio Centre for Kurdish Refugees (Kentro Filoxenias Prosfygon Lavriou – KFPL), was launched on Monday, aiming to help volunteers working at the small facility on …

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Fronditha honours its 200 volunteers in a heartfelt ceremony

Volunteers who have worked tirelessly to ensure Greek elders never feel alone or feel like they have no-one to talk to have been recognised for their service. Not-for-profit aged care …

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Nominate your diversity heroes for Victoria’s 2018 Multicultural Awards for Excellence

Nominations for Victoria’s 2018 Multicultural Awards for Excellence are now open to find the state’s next diversity heroes. Now in their 17th year, the awards are coordinated by the Victorian …

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PRONIA celebrates National Volunteer Week

As part of National Volunteer Week, PRONIA honoured its core members in a special ceremony on 22 May at the Ithacan Philanthropic Society Hall ‘The Ulysses’ in Elizabeth Street right …

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Police officer among three more suspects in custody over Boutaris attack

Three more suspects have been taken into custody in relation to the attack carried out against Thessaloniki’s mayor Yiannis Boutaris over the weekend. Among them is a 44-year-old police officer. …

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Turkish serviceman granted asylum in Greece

One of the Turkish servicemen who fled Turkey to Greece two years ago after a failed military coup, has been cleared to receive asylum by Greece’s Supreme Court. The judges …

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Greek passport one of the strongest

Greece’s economy might be struggling but its passport is in the top ten most powerful passports in the world allowing its holders to travel to 174 countries without requiring a …

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Government expected to double Greece’s monthly cash withdrawal limit

In a sign of a strengthening economy, Greece’s capital controls are set to ease even further with the government expected to increase the amount residents can withdraw from their bank …

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Kyrgios tests elbow ahead of French Open

Australia’s highest ranked tennis player and world ranked number 23 Nick Kyrgios has been testing out his troublesome elbow in a tournament in Lyon, in the week leading up to …

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Thessaloniki mayor’s attackers avoid jail time

Three of the four suspects arrested following the attack of Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris have been brought to trial, and managed to avoid jail time. One of the 20-year-old men …