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Greece’s new ambassador presents credentials to the Governor-General

The new ambassador of Greece to Australia, George Papacostas, presented his credentials to the Governor General David Hurley in Canberra on Wednesday. Before coming to Canberra, Mr Papacostas had served …

Beyond Calombaris: Is the hospitality industry sustainable? The consensus is no

Following news this week of administrators being called in to take over George Calombaris' Made Establishment, we reached out to business owners within our community to discuss the realities of staying afloat in a challenging market
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Today marks Tsiknopempti: Find out what we celebrate on this meat-heavy Thursday

Today, Thursday 20 February, marks a special day on the Greek Orthodox Calendar: Tsiknopempti (Τσικνοπέμπτι) – especially for meat-lovers. It signals the start of the last weekend that the faithful …

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US exempts some Greek farm products from EU tariff list

The maintenance of US tariff exemptions on some Greek farm products was welcomed by the Greek-American Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. The Greek products were exempted from tariffs imposed by …

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George Stamboulidis selected for Young Socceroos talent identification camp in Netherlands

Promising young Melbourne born footballer George Stamboulidis is one of a selection of talented young Australian footballers hoping to impress Young Socceroos coach Gary Van Egmond in this month’s talent …

Life

Constellation of stars set to shine at Sydney’s Greek festival

The 38th Greek Festival of Sydney features a full programme of events over eight weeks during which artists from the Greek community in Australia, and Greece will be showcasing their …

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The Hellenic Women’s Federation honours Claire Gazis at International Women’s Day event

An air of Neos Kosmos will sweep through the International Women’s Day festivities organised by the Hellenic Women’s Federation of Victoria. The Federation will honour veteran Neos Kosmos journalist Claire …

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Cartoonist Michael Leunig joins chronic pain fundraiser championed by advocate Soula Mantalvanos

Throughout her 13 years of lived experience with chronic pain, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop (QG&W) Director Soula Mantalvanos has played a key role in advocating for the cause. Four years …

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Cyprus involved in match-fixing scandal, according to reports

The Cyprus football industry has been rocked by news of a possible Spanish-Cyprus match-fixing link. A report made by Spanish publication, El Confidencial released the results of a recent investigation …

Parthenon Marbles return demand in leaked EU draft document

A leaked document drafted by EU diplomats was shared on social media on Tuesday, outlining the EU’s latest negotiating position in post-Brexit negotiations. It urged the UK and Brussels to …

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Readers respond well to call for stories of old Yarraville

The response from Neos Kosmos readers to provide information about the Greek community of Yarraville has been very encouraging for Olympia Koziaris who is compiling a history of the Melbourne …

Life

Napoleon Perdis takes company he founded to court following termination of his consultancy

Cosmetics mogul Napoleon Perdis has taken the company he founded to court with allegations that its new owners were in breach of an agreement following the termination of his creative …

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Open letters: A better life for the elderly

Letter to Federal Government Dear Prime Minister Scott Morrison, cc to Treasurer, and Minister for Social Security I write on behalf of the Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Coalition,Victoria Incorporated, …