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Fears of internment on new Lesvos refugee tent city

Doctors, lawyers and charities are criticising the tent city newly erected on Lesvos for refugees made shelterless by the fire that incinerated the vastly overcrowded Moria camp. A German doctor, …

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What’s On 17 September – 24 September

ONLINE VIRTUAL OPEN LECTURE: ELIA KAZAN AND THE DIASPORIC IDENTITY OF A GREEK AMERICAN FILM MAKER University of Sydney Professor Vrasidas Karalis will delve into the artistic and intellectual development …

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Greece’s new COVID-19 cases climb to 359, with 9 deaths

Greece’s new COVID-19 cases climbed to 359 on Thursday, with 36 of them identified at the country’s entry points. All cases since the pandemic reached Greece total 14,400. Of these, …

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Germany helps out with Moria refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister Horst Seehofer have agreed that Germany will take more than 1,500 migrants from five Greek islands; they are families and children recognised …

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Greek Australians among the 25,000 stranded abroad

The experience of travelling between Australia and Greece during COVID-19 is an Odyssey for those who attempt this, and the Karvelas family have experienced hassles more than once this year. …

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New board members bring diverse experience to anti-gambling body

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Chair Tass Mousaferiadis this week welcomed the Victorian Government’s appointment of Alison Roberts and Lee Crockford to the Foundation’s board. A senior executive for more than …

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Panathinaikos stumble during their opening game of the Super League

The Greek Super League kicked off last weekend with five games as Aris, PAOK, Volos and Asteras knocked out their competition. Friday 11 September saw the two Thessalonian powerhouses take …

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Numbers drop in Victoria to beneath 30 for the first time since June

Victoria’s new COVID-19 cases dropped to beneath 30 for the first time since June with just 28 new infections on Thursday of which 14 are linked to known cultures. Thursday’s …

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The Greeks of Australia stand by 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas

Neos Kosmos recently wrote about 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas who is fighting leukemia. In 2013 the teenager was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia type B and in his battle to beat …

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Premier Daniel Andrews and technology used for Victorians

Has Daniel Andrews and his government relied far too much on technology to make decisions on the health and well being of Victorians? Over the past few months,Victorians have been …

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The nameless island of Ioannina at Pamvotida Lake

Near the northern shore of Lake Pamvotida, off the city of Ioannina in Epirus, lies the “island of Ioannina”. It has no name of its own, and is known simply …

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A new Australian Citizenship Test for migrants with a focus on Aussie values

From 15 November 2020, there will be an updated Australian Citizenship Test with a clear focus on Australian values. Questions will focus on the countries respect for freedom and dignity, …