Patetsos praises outgoing chairman Dr Dellal’s role in strengthening SBS

The Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (FECCA) has thanked outgoing SBS Chairman Dr Hass Dellal AO for his contribution to multiculturalism in Australia during his ten years on …

Greeks of Ballarat, a peaceful haven for the community

"The Greeks who came earlier had little education but they worked so hard that most of them did very well and built their own businesses."
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Spices that flavoured Greek cooking from ancient times to the present

Recently we published an article about popular herbs in Greek cuisine. Herbs are derived from the leaves of herbaceous plants that lack woody stems– apart from bay leaves which come …



Staff at aged care facility and preschool among 10 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria

A total of 10 new coronavirus cases were detected in Victoria, bringing the state’s total at 1,663 cases. A carer at Embracia aged care facility in Reservoir and teacher at …


COVID-19 forces GACL Antipodean Palette exhibition to go online

Taking into account the restrictions imposed by the current COVID-19 regulations, the Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne (GACL) is going online for its 10th Antipodean Palette 2020 exhibition which promotes …


As newsrooms disappear and shrink across Australia, these ‘invisible’ multicultural newspapers are going strong

As News Corp became the latest media company to announce major cuts this year, one part of Australia’s news landscape continues to prove surprisingly resilient. The country’s multicultural newspapers are …


The Hellenic spirit of togetherness propels Richmond’s Greek shops

“They say: ‘What part of Greece are you from?’ “I say, Richmond.” Demitri’ s Feast owner, Demitri Karabagias Richmond Greek cafes and restaurants are drawing strength from the loyalty between themselves and that of their customers with a …


Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously

A substantial part of humanity is slowly emerging from weeks of lockdown. What we have experienced is truly rare: a real global threat, menacing to all wherever we lived. But …


New Consul General for Greece in Melbourne before 2021

A new Consul General for Greece in Melbourne will arrive before the end of 2020. According to information acquired by Neos Kosmos, the current Consul General, Mr Dimitrios Michalopoulos had …


Victoria extends State of Emergency for a further three weeks

The State of Emergency will be maintained within Victoria until 11:59pm on 21 June, as indicated by health minister Jenny Mikakos during a press conference early on Sunday. This measure …


‘In this together’: Archbishop Makarios’ message for National Reconciliation Week

Australia celebrates National Reconciliation Week (NRW) from 27 May to 3 June every year, commemorating two milestones in its history. The first being the 1967 Referendum acknowledging Aboriginal and Torres …


Archbishop of America condemns the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America has commented on the death of American citizen George Floyd last Monday, 25 May in Minneapolis. Mr Floyd died after being wrongfully restrained and pinned down by …


A-League stakeholders remain hopeful for July restart

Things seem to be clearing up in regards to when the A-League may return to action to complete the season. According to an announcement that was released last Thursday by …