Greek settlement in Australia goes back further than you think

Greeks have contributed vastly to greater Australian society, but according to Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski many are unaware of just how far back that history goes. The pair behind …

Greece is more than just the islands

'Embark on a journey to explore Greece and Greece will reward you,' says travel author Paul Hellander
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Darebin Homemade Food Festival is back

The annual Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival has already kicked off for 2018 with a long free program of multicultural and local flavours mixed into exciting events for Melbourne’s …

A trip to Naoussa, only in Melbourne

Xinomavro producers from northern Greece in collaboration with Elyros Restaurant put together a divine wine-tasting dinner, further establishing Hellenic varieties in the Australian market
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Injury hit Reds facing tough derbies in League and Cup

Six losses in the last seven league rounds have left Clayton South-based NPL 1 club Kingston City floundering in 12th spot and just four points above the bottom two NPL …


FYROM has “no alternative to NATO and the EU”

As Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), get ready for the defining moment for their strained relationship, Zoran Zaev expressed his country’s commitment to join NATO and …


Working Holiday Visa program only a matter of days…

Australia seems to be less than a week away from resolving the Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) ongoing issue with Greece, according to Greek-Australian Member of Parliament Steve Georganas, who …


What ended the Mycenaean era?

A new study conducted by the Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO), a research partnership between Stockholm University, the Academy of Athens and TEMES SA reveals that the end of the Mycenaeans, the civilisation …


Church on Naxos island wins European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage

One of Greece’s most renowned churches, the 8th Century Byzantine temple of Agia Kyriaki in Naxos has become a recipient of the 2018 Europa Nostra Award which stands for the European …


State MP Foley joins South’s A-League bid team

It’s nearly 14 years since South Melbourne FC was part of a national league, and as the competition intensifies to join an expanded A-League as one of two new clubs, …


Olympiakos women’s polo team wins national championship

This week Olympiakos’ women’s polo team took out the top spot in the Greek championships, emerging winners for the fifth consecutive year. The last match of the season was played …


‘Heterotopia: The Promised Land’ at Head On

Head On is Australia’s biggest, and one of the world’s most prestigious, photography festivals and it has returned to Sydney with over 100 exhibitions at several venues showcasing the works …


Greece calls for ‘restraint’ following deaths in Gaza

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Greece has taken a stance against the deaths of the Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on Monday, expressing its “abhorrence …


New asylum bill passes in Greece to curb overcrowding in camps

With over 16,000 asylum seekers stuck on various Greek islands, overcrowding in refugee camps has been an ongoing concern, many camps holding up to three times the number of residents …