Anastasia Tsirtsakis

Features

Greek settlement in Australia goes back further than you think

Greeks have contributed vastly to greater Australian society, but according to Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski many are unaware of just how far back that history goes. The pair behind …

News

‘With the older generation, there’s always something to learn’

Alexander Vounisios has always been drawn to people, and stories. So when he happened upon the Spirit of Hellenism Awards in a copy of Neos Kosmos, he jumped at the …

News

Sharing stories of migration, from one generation to the next

It’s been on our radar for some time now that the first generation of Greek migrants to Australia is dwindling. But with the gradual dissipation of a generation also comes …

Dialogue

There’s no-one quite like mum

It was an impromptu two-month visit to Greece that forced me to truly realise how much I value the presence of my mother. My parents had been umming and ahhing …

News

‘You have to know the past to understand the present’

Modern Greek in Australia is at crisis point. Melbourne’s only Greek department at La Trobe University is dwindling, with the future in doubt. Director of LOGOS Australian Centre for Hellenic …

News

Calling out sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a tough terrain to navigate for victims, and when they happen to be from a marginalised minority, such as a newly arrived migrant or …

News

Cost of parent visa for sponsors sky rockets

Australian residents wishing to be permanently reunited with their parents in Australia are being forced to rethink their plans, following the Turnbull Government’s controversial decision to more than double the …

Life

A snapshot of Asia Minor’s multiculturalism in Melbourne

When musician Con Kalamaras reconnected with Greek music, he made a promise to himself; to avoid apathy, and continue to challenge himself. And his latest project is proving he is …

Features

Revealing the unseen sides of Thessaloniki

Someone once told me that everyone has a story; you just have to know the right questions to ask. This is a concept that photographer Nicki Upstairs (the professional name …

News

Natalie Kyriacou makes Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

Natalie Kyriacou, founder of wildlife conservation organisation My Green World, has been named as part of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 Social Entrepreneur list, which she says she didn’t …