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Tom Koutsantonis – an unyielding and pragmatic driver of South Australia’s transformation

Tom Koutsantonis’s office in Pirie St is open, light, yet Spartan – it reeks of utility and focus. “Your time in government is limited,” says the Minister for Infrastructure and …

Echoes of Byzantium: An Indian philhellene navigates Constantinople’s complex cultural history

The re-conversion of Byzantine churches into mosques - after years as secular museums - ignites reflections on cultural preservation and religious history by Indian Hellenophile
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What’s On July 13-20: Always something Greek to do

VIC Greek Trivia Night Presented by the Panarcadian Association of Melbourne & Victoria ‘O Kolokotronis’, is a fun night of trivia where most questions have a Greek flavour. Test your …

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Peta Trimis nominated for PFA Young Women’s Footballer of the Year award

Central Coast Mariners player Peta Trimis is among a host of A-League stars, Matildas and Socceroos nominated in the 2024 PFA Footballer of the Year Awards. Trimis has been nominated …

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Women retire early as Senate wrestles menopause leave

Memory loss, brain fog, heavy bleeding, sleepless nights and a barrage of hot flushes – this is the reality for countless Australian women trying to function during menopause. The natural …

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Health concerns for locals after toxic factory blaze

Toxic chemicals seeping into waterways in Melbourne’s west could persist for weeks, leaving locals at risk of long-term health impacts, after a blaze ripped through a chemical factory. The inferno …

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Public outcry over Zak Kostopoulos’s murder case verdict: ‘Go to hell’ shouted in court

In a significant legal decision, the Mixed Jury Court of Appeal in Athens has pronounced its verdict in the case surrounding the tragic death of Zak Kostopoulos. The incident, which …

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The Legacy of the 1896 Olympic Marathon: Greece’s Spyros Louis and Australia’s Edwin Flack

Spyros Louis and Edwin Flack are celebrated figures from the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Their legacy endures, with statues commemorating their achievements in the municipality of …

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Victorians bear more cost blowouts to public projects

Victorians face growing budget overruns in more than 100 government school and public transport upgrades, office refurbishments and rectification works costing millions more. The state government updated its guide on …

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Renters spending less as living costs squeeze budgets

Australian renters are tightening their belts more than mortgage holders as high living expenses weigh on tenants. Hit hard by rising rents, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia household spending indicator revealed a …

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Five things to know about Cyprus

The eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been divided along ethnic lines since Turkish troops invaded its northern third in 1974. The internationally recognised Republic of Cyprus, which controls the …

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Toxic smoke warning as chemical factory inferno rages

A major freeway is shut and residents told to stay indoors as toxic smoke from a “significant” factory fire billows over parts of Melbourne. Metal drums filled with chemicals have …

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At NATO, Mitsotakis raises concern over North Macedonia name use

Greece’s leader said Tuesday he would raise concerns at a NATO summit over North Macedonia’s backtracking under a new nationalist government on an agreement over its name. Greece in 2018 …

Dialogue

The Diaspora dimension of a forthcoming book on the Greek pension system

It was back in July 2021 when the (then) Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Diaspora Greeks addressed the Greek-Australian community as part of a special online dialogue series to …

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