Senior Counsel George Georgiou appointed Victorian County Court judge

One of Melbourne’s most acclaimed barristers and dedicated defender of human rights, Cypriot Australian George Georgiou SC has been appointed as judge of the Country Court of Victoria, the state …


“Mummy, I don’t want to go to Greek church”

How can young parents overcome the challenge of their children refusing to go to church?
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Australia among Greeks’ popular destinations in 2018

More and more Greeks have been traveling abroad, according to data provided by the National Bank of Greece. During the last 13 years, flights and cruises outside Greece have seen …


Lesiotis relishing his football at Victory

As he fast approaches his 19th birthday, talented young footballer Anthony Lesiotis can look back on his 18th year as one filled with firsts and rare new experiences. First there …


Greek researcher wants to make breakthrough cancer treatment accessible to all

Dr Maria Themeli, the assistant professor of medicine at the VUmc Cancer Centre in Amsterdam, is determined to make her patent for the treatment of blood cancer with the production …


Happy name day to Lazarus as Lent officially ends

“Having fulfilled Forty Days… we ask to see the Holy Week of Your Passion.” With these words sung at Vespers of Friday, Lent comes to its end and we enter …


Der Spiegel: Greece may confiscate German property if Berlin does not pay war reparations

Earlier this week, Greek Parliament – after 12-hour discussions – voted in favour of seeking war reparations from Germany for suffering it caused during World War 2. Prime Minister Alexis …


Web Words: What do you do when your kid doesn’t want to go to church?

Neos Kosmos readers on social media responded to Theodora Maios’ opinion piece, titled “Mummy, I don’t want to go to church”. The piece provided helpful advice by a priest regarding …


Game of Thrones for the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia

“Valar Morghulis,” quoth Jaqen H’ghar, in the Song of Ice and Fire series. “All men must die.” Not being conversant in High Valyrian, our community was completely unprepared for the …


Brief news from the week that was

Double demerits Police are advising motorists to obey the road rules during the Easter holiday. There will be stiff penalties enforced with double demerits from 18 April to 22 April …


Women not charged for lewd sex acts outside Greek restaurant in Brisbane

A group of three women aged in their 20s enjoyed a boozy Sunday lunch at the up-market Greek Hellenika restaurant at Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. The trio stumbled out of the …


The reunification of the marbles is a ‘cultural one-way’

The International Conference on the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures was held at the auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens last Monday 15 April and was attended by eminent …