Greek Youth Summit: Keeping young people involved in the community

“The children now love luxury; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are tyrants, not servants of the households. They no longer rise when …

Beyond Calombaris: Is the hospitality industry sustainable? The consensus is no

Following news this week of administrators being called in to take over George Calombaris' Made Establishment, we reached out to business owners within our community to discuss the realities of staying afloat in a challenging market
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Fortune telling of coffee cups and modern apps that ‘read’ the future

The history of coffee cup readings, known as tasseography, is long, dating back centuries. This form of fortune-telling is a familiar ritual in Greece where fortune tellers would analyse the …


La Trobe University celebrates the Greek language

La Trobe is inviting youth to its annual “Languages and Linguistics Day” that will form part of La Trobe University’s Orientation Week. The event is geared towards celebrating and promoting …


Why Australians fell out of love with Holden

The jingle used to tell us we loved “football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars”. These days we love Japanese utes and small Toyotas, Hyundais and Mazdas more. Monday’s announcement …


Twisted mast on second-last day of racing costs Cyprus sailing hero dear

Last Saturday will not be a day that Cypriot Olympian sailor Pavlos Kontides will remember with much fondness; it was the day when problems with his Laser sailing boat led …


Alex Proyas: Looking for a new country in filmmaking

“The last 10 years have been a nightmare for me,” says director Alex Proyas. Two major movies have fallen over: Dracula, based on the historical figure of Voivode of Wallachia, …


Manningham looks to becoming a Smart City

Manningham in northeastern Melbourne is spearheading change which is lead by Greeks in the region. Architect Christine Gouramanis has lived in Manningham for more than 30 years, and has hopped …


Pensioners’ coalition calls for a better deal in federal and state budgets

The Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Coalition, Victoria Incorporated, is calling on federal and state governments make better provisions in their 2020-21 budgets for pensioners and other recipients of social …


How the new-look Bergers prepared for challenging start to new NPL Season

Heidelberg United’s headquarters at Olympic Village have been undergoing major renovations and the same can be said of coach George Katsakis’s senior squad over the pre-season as it prepared for …


Heidelberg start off NPL season on the right foot

In the opening round of the NPL Victoria season, Heidelberg United repeated their 0-3 win against South Melbourne with which they ended their previous regular season at Lakeside. Giorgos Katsakis’ …


Cypriot press not so happy with ‘all inclusive’ trip of Syllouris’ delegation Down Under

A recent official visit to Australia by a Cyprus delegation was concluded with success, but it seems that the trip remains talk of the day in Cyprus. Following an invitation …


A-League: Wellington bounce back in the hunt for second place

Melbourne City suffered a costly 1-0 defeat at the hands of Wellington Phoenix on Saturday night at the Eden Park, with David Ball scoring the only goal of the encounter …