Celebrating 106 years of Lemnian Independence

It was a significant day for the Lemnian Community of Victoria on 13 October, as members came together to celebrate 106 years of Independence at the Lemnian Ball. It was …

‘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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New ‘Greek Mark’ of labeling for olives and olive oil

New legislation in Greece that was introduced back in August enables a quality mark that will distinguish Greek olive products in foreign markets. The mark is awarded by the Elgo-Dimitra …

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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Difficult outings for PAOK and Olympiacos as Greek Super League resumes

After the break for the Nations League games, all European Championships continue their regular schedule this weekend, the Greek Super League not least among them. With PAOK and Atromitos in …


Phoenix recruit NPL talent from Greek clubs

Two of the stars from Championship winning Greek NPL clubs have been snapped up by A-League club Wellington Phoenix on the eve of the new A-League season. Heidelberg United’s versatile …


Greek foreign minister Kotzias resigns

Greek minister of foreign affairs Nikos Kotzias resigned on Wednesday, after a heated cabinet meeting during which accusations were exchanged between him and minister of defence Panos Kammenos. The two …


Greek airports break new record in traffic

Airports in Greece noticed a 10 per cent increase in traffic for the first nine months of 2018 when compared to the same time period of last year. More specifically, …


Economist Vicky Pryce: ‘Greece has achieved a remarkable turnaround’

Vicky Pryce is a Greek-born economist. She is currently Chief Economic Adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR). She was previously Senior Managing …


Christos Tsiolkas: ‘If you can’t see the humanity in the other person then I’m scared of you’

Christos Tsiolkas’ short story Tourists, published in his fifth book Merciless Gods, features an Australian couple Bill and Trina visiting an Art Gallery while on holiday in New York. Bill …


Giannou Scores Maiden Socceroos Goal

Footballer Apostolos Giannou wasted little time setting out to vindicate new Socceroos boss Graham Arnold’s decision to give him the opportunity to revive his international career and show that he …


Skibbe under heavy fire as Greece suffer another loss in Nations League, 2-0 tο Finland

Michael Skibbe isn’t enjoying a lot of support as manager of the Greek national team, after the team’s recent string of poor performances in the Nations League. The 2-0 loss …


Abduction victim meets her saviour 60 years later

Fate works in strange ways sometimes; at least that is the case for Victorian resident Helen Perikkentis and Queensland hotel owner Miltiades Neofytou. It was almost 60 years ago, when …


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 …