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Greek community celebrates appointment of language teacher at Coburg West Primary School

After huge delays for a Greek language teacher at Coburg West Primary School (CWPS) and various wrangles regarding the future of the program, there was good news for parents and …

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Olympia Dukakis documentary showcases the life of a great actress

The documentary dedicated to the life of Olympia Dukakis was live-streamed around the world on Friday, 10 July. The feature-length work, Olympia, casts the spotlight on the life and career …

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Victoria Police set ‘ring of steel’ around Melbourne to contain COVID

With Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell locked in Stage 3 lockdown for the next six weeks, Victoria Police says it is committed to supporting the state’s Deparment of Health and Human …

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Victoria records 238 new cases despite lockdown as police find people hiding in cupboards

Victoria recorded 250 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday and the death of a woman in her 90s as the state’s outbreak continues to mushroom despite lockdown. Overall, the number of …

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Where the streets have Greek names… and plaques and memorials

“This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.” Plato Australia, it is said, is a country of immigrants. It has had hundreds of years of …

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Hagia Sophia meetings: Hurriyet reports to trilateral Greek-Turkish-German meeting after court decision

Greek and Turkish newspapers report of a trilateral meeting between Greece, Turkey and Germany. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Hurriyet newspaper that the meeting took place following the Turkish …

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Mask and hand hygiene protect against COVID-19: Prof Kotsirilos

With the leader of the free world, President Donald Trump, being seen wearing a face mask in public for the first time, the issue of wearing a face mask in …

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The big reveal: Jenny Hocking on what the ‘palace letters’ may tell us, finally, about The Dismissal

Forty-five years after they were written, hundreds of previously secret letters between the queen and the governor-general of Australia, Sir John Kerr, relating to the dismissal of the Whitlam government …

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Foreign buyers of Cyprus real estate in decline

There was a 62 per cent drop in foreign investors on the Cyprus property market in the first half of 2020 compared to the previous year. The decline is attributed …

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Queensland Uni holds firm on suspension of Greek Australian student

The University of Queensland, ranked among the global Top 10 in different world rankings, has upheld the suspension of 21-year-old student Drew Pavlou. Following the student’s appeal, the original two-year …

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Coburg West Primary School Greek language teacher finally appointed

Last year, parents had the rug pulled from under their feet when they received an email from Coburg West Primary School’s Principal Mark Colagrande announcing that Greek lessons would be …

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Thermopylae – Salamis 2020: 2,500 years of history

This year marks the 2,500-year anniversary of the Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis, two events of seminal importance not only for Ancient Greek history, but arguably also for the course …