War veterans: Ken’s visit to Syntagma Square, aged 13, made him want to be a soldier

My name is Kyriakos (Ken) Tsirigotis. I was born in Coburg and raised in Thomastown, Melbourne, to Greek immigrants from the Peloponnese and in particular Laconia. My final decision to …



Greek photographer wins Pulitzer Prize

Greek photographer Alkis Konstantinidis, 35,  won a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking New Photography. He was one of a group of Reuters photographers to receive an award for photos of migrants …

Greek Australian teen entrepreneurs introduce a new underage demographic to the clubbing scene

Alumbra was jam-packed with teens enjoying music and dance in a safe place
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The reunification of the marbles is a ‘cultural one-way’

The International Conference on the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures was held at the auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens last Monday 15 April and was attended by eminent …


Greece reopens discussion on WWII reparations

Greek lawmakers reopened the discussion on WWII reparations from Germany following a report from 2016. The decision comes following the meeting of a committee of experts that calculated the total …


10-man Olympic lose away to Ilinden

Sydney Olympic FC tasted two NPL defeats in a row after succumbing to a 2-1 loss to Rockdale Ilinden on Sunday afternoon. In a largely scrappy affair, the early stages …


Athens covered in hail [PHOTOS+VIDEO]

A heavy weather low swiped through the Greek capital yesterday, giving Athenians the coldest taste of Spring in decades. Following a severe rain in the afternoon, broke out one of …


Seminar to explore Greek language’s past, present and future in Australia

As part of the ‘Speak Greek in March…And Not Only’ Campaign, a seminar is being hosted in Melbourne next month to explore the Greek language in Australia. Featuring an impressive …


FECCA releases election platform, calls for respectful campaign

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) today released its 2019 Federal Election Platform titled Governing for culturally diverse Australia, and has called on the major parties to …


Greek leaders lament the destruction of Notre Dame

The iconic Notre Dame cathedral has been engulfed by flames. Hundreds of firefighters rushed to save the Parisian monument from early on Monday evening, however the fire caused devastation. On …


Greek President calls for Parthenon marbles to be returned from their ‘murky prison’

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos called for the return of the Parthenon marbles from their “murky prison” in a new round of rhetoric for the return of the sculptures that were …


Contribute to the Multicultural Legislative Review 2019

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet, through Multicultural Affairs has launched a review of the South Australian Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission Act 1980, the key piece of legislation …


Here’s why most Christians will celebrate Easter this weekend – but not Greeks

Easter takes place this weekend, but Greek Orthodox Christians of the diaspora usually miss out on a public holiday on Easter Monday that is set to coincide with the religious …