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Antipodes Festival postponed

For the second year in a row  the Antipodes Festival has been postponed due to the pandemic. The Greek Community of Melbourne announced that “after much consultation and risk assessment, …

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Sidney Nolan: Ancient Greece, War and the never changing realities of humanity

Fotis Kapetopoulos talks to Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider curator Anthony Fitzpatrick and artist Heather B. Swann on Troy, Gallipoli and the Leda and the Swan now showing the TaraWara Museum.
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Acclaimed chef Peter Conistis to open new Greek Restaurant in Sydney

Renowned chef Peter Conistis is one of the trailblazers when it come to making Grecian cuisine a hype in Australia. Conistis’ love for South Aegean cuisine translates into yet another …

Recalling the Journey of the Diakakis Family: the story of Helen Pagonis

This short biography appears in “What Happened at the Pier: Recalling the Journey II”, a collection of migrant stories published by Executive Editor Lella Cariddi and Multicultural Arts Victoria, in August 2018.
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Eagles of Greek football drawn into battle for second spot

With the league all but secured for Olympiacos, the focus is now squarely on the battle for second position in a fight mostly contested between the two Double-headed Eagles of …

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Experts say Omicron has likely peaked in Australia while NSW faces its deadliest day yet

Australia has recorded it’s heaviest death toll since the pandemic begun with 80 deaths. In a nutshell, the numbers that have been reported so far per state, are as follows: …

Mariners and Melbourne City clash on busy A-League weekend

Central Coast and Melbourne City are preparing for battle as the A-League is set for a minor return to routine with four matches scheduled for this weekend (pending any further …

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Pfizer’s, Albert Bourla, awarded $1 million Genesis Prize for vaccine development

Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Albert Bourla, has been awarded the Genesis Prize 2022 for leading the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Genesis Foundation awards one million each year …

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Committee sets elections for new GOCM board for 6 February

The elections of the new board of 19 directors for the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria (GOCM) met on Tuesday and set the date for Sunday, 6 February. …

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Hawke speeds return of student, working holiday visaholders

In a measure designed to address the current workforce shortages in Australia, the federal government has announced a range of visa measures to encourage the fully vaccinated holders of Student …

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George Kambosos Jr to face former unified champion Vasiliy Lomachenko

George Kambosos Jr is set to fight another boxing legend, Ukraine’s Vasiliy Lomachenko, hopefully in Australia. Lomachenko has been Kambosos’ top option and is determined for a comeback after his …

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Maria Sakkari defeats Zheng making it to round three

On the third day of the Australian Open fifth seed Maria Sakkari, defeated Zheng Qinwen 6-1 6-4 in the second round. The game started with an ace from Zheng and was …

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Fairfield Amphitheatre granted Heritage Protection

The Fairfield Amphitheatre which has long been a cultural icon of the Northcote electorate has had its long term future in our community secured, with the granting of heritage protection …

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Kokkinakis and Kyrgios score a double win

Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios have given their fans a spectacular win in men’s doubles at the Australian Open 2022 today. Court 3 was at capacity at Melbourne Park while …

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