Adelaide foundation launches promotional platform for Greek Independence celebrations

The Foundation for Hellenic Studies in Adelaide is launching Gr2021 as the promotional platform for all community groups and individual organisations that want to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Greek …

Underwogs: George Megalogenis explores Australia’s multi generational migrant experience

The respected political journalist, commentator and author shares his latest thinking about how contemporary Australia has been shaped by the experiences of European migration in the latest edition of Griffith Review
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Nick Cave: ‘You Greeks are the best’

When Nick Cave kickstarted his correspondence series “The Red Hand Files” in 2018, he invited email subscribers to send through “questions or comments, observations or inspirations” in a bid to …



Melbourne in lockdown stirs the emotions of growing up in Melbourne in the 80s

In the 1980s, growing up in Melbourne was a unique time for an inner-city migrant kid. My parents had been in town for ten or fifteen years by then. They …


The Annunciation of Our Lady will open its doors to parishioners before Christmas

This letter was received by Neos Kosmos (Greek edition) from Father Vanikiotis letting people know that Evangelismos is due to open soon now that restoration works are complete: Dear fellow …


The merry drinks of Hellas: 10 unique Greek spirits and liqueurs

1. Aniseed Greece’s most famous distilled drink has its roots in the production of tsipouro which dates back to a monk distillers on Mount Athos. Ouzo came into being when …


Greek Australian Basil Zempilas is City of Perth’s new Lord Mayor

Basil Zempilas, a well-know TV and radio personality who was named Kastelorizian of the Year in 2018 has been elected the new Lord Mayor of Perth. The fight was a …


PM Mitsotakis: Border wall to provide sense of security to Greeks at tough times

The construction of a new wall at the Greek-Turkish borders in Evros, NE Greece, “was the least the government could do to provide a sense of security to Greek citizens, …

Greece’s death toll hits 500 as daily Covid-19 cases rise

Greece’s health authorities announced on Saturday a daily record of 13 deaths from Covid-19, along with 280 new confirmed cases. At the same time, the country’s death toll due to …


Victoria records just 1 new COVID-19 case and no deaths

Victoria recorded one new case and zero deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The dip marks the state’s lowest daily tally since 8 June and has helped Melbourne’s …


Greece notes 508 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Greece confirmed 508 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours and eight new deaths, taking the country’s death toll to 490. There have been 99 deaths recorded from 1-16 October. Health …


Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry announces ‘extraordinary sitting’ following new evidence

The Hotel Quarantine Board of Inquiry has re-opened due to new evidence. Inquiry chair Jennifer Coate announced an extraordinary sitting to be held on Tuesday after its lawyers obtained new …


The three musketeers: Greece’s sports stars catching up

After some grueling seasons of sports, three young sports stars catch up to unwind. Milwaukee Bucks basketballer Giannis Antetokounmpo posted some photos on Instagram hanging out with tennis player Stefanos …