World’s first permanent sanctuary for rescued dolphins in Greece

Dolphins, among the world’s most fascinating sea creatures, were also the holy animals of the gods Apollo and Poseidon as well as a symbol of friendship and solidarity in ancient …

Kambosos Jnr: ‘The Greeks deserve a World Champion’

Young Greek Australian George “Ferocious” Kambosos Jnr was impressive in his knockout victory over Venezuelan Richard Pena
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Akis Petretzikis breaks Guinness World Record for cooking 3,378 burgers in an hour

Greek celebrity chef Akis Petretzikis broke a Guinness World Record for cooking up 3,378 burgers in an hour. Petretzikis and his team cooked up the record-breaking burgers as part of …



Tourists find Balkan green lizard in their suitcase after holiday to Greece

Holidaymakers from Bridgend found a 20cm lizard in their luggage after returning home from Greece. The creature had made its way into their suitcase while they were packing to leave …


‘Macedonia Timeless’ campaign violating Prespes Agreement corrects its error

A tourism campaign for North Macedonia clearly violating the Prespes Agreement sparked media controversy this week. The promotional tourism website, using the motto ‘Macedonia Timeless’, supplies information to prospective visitors, …


Archbishop Makarios feels “blessed” to be coming to Australia

Weeks of speculation regarding the leadership of the Greek Orthodox church of Australia came to an end on 9 May when Bishop Makarios of Christoupolis was unanimously voted in as …


Hellenic Medical Society of Australia explores brain and pain connection

The Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) recently hosted a medical educational evening for its professional members entitled ‘Brain and Pain’. Doctors from various specialities as well as general practitioners …


Father and son get set to hit the road, raising funds for children with kidney disease

George Papadopoulos, committee member of Pankoaki Brotherhood and his son Nick will once again be taking part in the Kidney Kids Kar Rally to raise funds for Kidney Health Australia. …


Women’s World Cup: How Greek-Australian coach James Galanis is plotting victory for the US

With France 2019 underway, former South Melbourne youth player James Galanis is confident his star pupil, two-time FIFA World Player Carli Lloyd will light up her fourth Women’s World Cup. …


Winners and Sinners: Barty’s success and Greece’s double let-down

WINNERS ASHLEIGH BARTY The 23-year-old from Queensland is no longer considered one of the “next big things” in women’s tennis, with her huge success at the Roland Garros putting her …


South and Cannons fall at the final hurdle in FFA Cup qualifiers

For the first time in the history of the FFA Cup, the national stage of the competition (Rd of 32) will have no Victorian based Greek clubs after the mid-week …


Turkey has been shut out of the US F-35A jet fighter program

The US Pentagon last week reaffirmed Greece’s interest in purchasing the F-35A fighter jets while, at the same time, removing Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter programme. The F-35A is …


Mediocre weekend for Greek NPL teams

It was a mediocre weekend without many thrills for fans of Greek clubs taking part in the National Premier Leagues (NPL) outside the state of Victoria. In New South Wales, …