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Malta and the Marbles

September 1802. Pireaus. The crates were heavy, too heavy thought Captain William Eglen as he watched his crew curse and sweat, manhandling 17 large timber boxes onto the boat. There …

‘Astroman’ takes us back to the 1980s

MTC's upcoming production captures the vibe of a hallmark era, while telling the story of an unlikely friendship between an older Greek man and a young First Nations boy. Co-star Tony Nikolakopoulos tells us how
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Multicultural art exhibition exploring globalisation to open in Melbourne

Art plays a significant role in creating dialogue of substance. Tapping into this notion, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is set to launch its latest exhibition titled Destinations, which …

When Leonard Cohen made his debut at a tavern in Hydra

A creative hub and a fabled artistic colony, post-war Hydra comes alive in the upcoming book 'Half the Perfect World'. In this extract, the authors describe the setting where the Canadian poet first presented his songs
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Panathinaikos passes to the hands of Thai businessman

Panathinaikos FC is looking to leave behind the troublesome days of the past few years, as Pairoj Piempongsant has taken 50 per cent of the shares that were in the …

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Theo Zographos enters preselection battle for the seat of Chisholm

City of Monash Councillor Theo Zographos is one of the contenders for the seat of Chisholm, vacated by Julia Banks MP. Cr Zographos’ work for the City of Monash includes …

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Remembering the Kondomari Massacre

A couple of years ago I made the journey to the village of Kondomari in Crete, accompanied by my friends Bruce Mildenhall and documentary maker John Irwin. It is a …

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Greek Australian boy battling rare type of cancer

Adelaide four-year-old Jaxon Kaplatzis is believed to be the only person in Australia ever diagnosed with a rare type of leukaemia and despite his young age, he is battling his …

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64th issue of Antipodes honours poet Antigone Kefala

The weekend saw the anticipated launch of the 64th issue of the Greek Australian Cultural League’s (GACL) magazine Antipodes. The turnout exceeded the expectation of organisers, attracting an intergenerational audience. …

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Chris Ikonomidis’ love of football, Greece and …pastitsio

Greek-Australian Socceroo Chris Ikonomidis will be playing for a second consecutive season to the A-League after signing a three year deal with Perth Glory. The 23-year-old spent last season on …

Life

Two Greek bars amongst the world’s best

It is no secret that the financial crisis has had quite the effect on Greece’s culinary and bar scene over the last decade. The need to survive has spiked creativity, …

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Multicultural art exhibition exploring globalisation to open in Melbourne

Art plays a significant role in creating dialogue of substance. Tapping into this notion, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is set to launch its latest exhibition titled Destinations, which …

News

Greek language remains in Coburg West Primary School’s 2019 curriculum

A campaign to avert the discontinuation of the Greek language program from Coburg West Primary School’s (CWPS) was successful. On Monday CWPS Principal Mark Colagrande assured the Greek Community of …

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Barrister and actor Constantinos Kilias named a new magistrate

Barrister Constantinos Kilias was appointed a magistrate in Victoria on Wednesday. While he has been working in the legal profession for three decades now, with a focus on criminal cases, …