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‘I had all the symptoms for coronavirus, I couldn’t breathe and I couldn’t get tested. I’m not the only one’

At almost 38, I can’t recall when the last time I had the flu or what a cold was. Up until three weeks ago I didn’t own a thermometer because …

Lifestyle

Life

Oakleigh Greek traders gear up for Easter

Oakleigh Greek shops were doing their best this morning in the face of crippling trading restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis. Nonetheless they made the most of a bad situation …

Dialogue

Dialogue

‘I had all the symptoms for coronavirus, I couldn’t breathe and I couldn’t get tested. I’m not the only one’

At almost 38, I can’t recall when the last time I had the flu or what a cold was. Up until three weeks ago I didn’t own a thermometer because …

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Life

The Greek dressmaker behind Western Australia’s best bridal shop

How is one of the Greek dressmakers behind Western Australia’s best bridal shop connected to the ‘Patris’, the iconic ship that brought thousands of Greek migrants to Australia? If life …

News

Australia coronavirus update: death toll at 34

As of today, Sunday 5 April, there are 5669 confirmed cases in Australia, 2580 of which in New South Wales. Four more deaths from Covid-19 in NSW, have taken the …

News

World coronavirus death toll passes 64,750

The consensus for all citizens to wear face masks to curve the devastating spread of Covid-19 solidifies as the global death toll soars over 64,750. More than 1.2 million people …

News

Monash scientists find head-lice drug stops COVID-19 from replicating

The findings of a collaborative study led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and the Doherty Institute went viral on Saturday as a familiar drug stops coronavirus from growing in …

News

Coronavirus cases in Greece reach 1,673 while UN warns that ‘everyone is at risk’

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has risen to 1,673 according to the latest updates from the country’s Health Ministry. At the time of this update a total …

News

Victorian Government announces kinder support measures

Parents will be able to send their children to sessional kindergarten for free during term 2 and sessional providers will be given the funding certainty they need thanks to a …

News

Scott Morrison tells visitors they are “lovely” but perhaps “it is time to make your way home”

Greeks in Australia on visas are caught in limbo as a result of the coronavirus crisis, but Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says that Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant …

News

Covid-19 flip from running night clubs to delivering much needed medical gear

Two weeks ago Martha Tsamis and her staff were busy running a number of night clubs in Melbourne. Then Covid-19 and social distancing hit the scene and the hospitality industry …

Life

Greek ‘resilience’ captured through the lens of David Krasnostein

When photographer David Krasnostein AM first put together his book ‘A Resilient Spirit: Greek Life During the Lost Decade’, it was supposed to be the study of Greek resilience in …

Features

Peter Triantos: “Dad, I made it!”

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world seems to have frozen in time. Nothing seems to interest us unless it contains the word “coronavirus”. So I was very …