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Alex Economou

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Greek community leaders call for easing of Melbourne lockdown measures

The call for Melbourne’s lockdown to be eased is becoming louder as the number of COVID-19 cases has fallen. Leaders within the city’s Greek community are adding their voices to …

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Greek-Australians celebrate fall of fascism as sun sets on Golden Dawn

After a marathon five-year long trial of 68 defendants, 18 of whom were former members of parliament, a Greek court found this week that the far-right Golden Dawn had acted …

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Australian house property market surprisingly immune to COVID-19

In May this year, one month into the first Melbourne lockdown, the predictions for the property market were dire. A Commonwealth Bank forecast stated that the house prices would plummet …

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Restaurant owners’ future depends on Melbourne weather and the size of their footpaths

Summer in Melbourne may look like downtown Plaka filled with outdoor seating areas, pop-up cafes and al fresco dining in an effort to speed up the recovery of the hospitality …

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Melbourne’s Greek mayors speak of governance in COVID-19 times

Melbourne went into a severe Stage 4 lockdown, two long months ago and councils across the Melbourne metropolitan area have had to deal with all the problems that the pandemic …

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South Africa’s Greek ‘legal eagle’ and Mandela’s lifelong friend George Bizos passes on

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death of George Bizos on Wednesday in these words: “I have just received news that legal eagle of our country George Bizos has …

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Greek strong man was a real legend of the Australian showground circuit

I wrote the 2015 article which concluded with the above words. Leonithas Postoglithis changed his name to Leon Samson once he settled in Australia and adopted the life of the …

Chaos ultra car designed to put Greece at centre of new era in automotive production

It is certainly no ordinary desire to build a car from scratch let alone an “ultra” car with performance figures that promise to leave everything, except possibly a jet fighter, …

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Banned UQ student activist Drew Pavlou draws strength from his Greek-Cypriot family

One newspaper headline described Drew Pavlou as “the boy who kicked the hornets’ nest” and it is pretty good description of the year the student has had since 24 July, …

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Surviving Greek naval officer in Australia’s World War Two navy tells his story

In 1945, 15 August was a day of special importance for the only Australian naval officer of Greek descent. James Paizis was on board the HMAS Colac which was being …

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