Anastasia Tsirtsakis

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A tulip wonderland in the Dandenong Ranges

With people increasingly living their lives at a faster pace, the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life can undoubtedly bring welcome relief. Organisers of the 2018 …

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The bra design shaking up the lingerie industry

Being a woman comes with its challenges; gender inequality across various sectors, periods, pregnancy, and even breasts. According to reports, it is estimated almost 80 per cent of women around …

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How fear of Islam became the biggest threat to Australia’s multiculturalism

Julian Burnside AO QC will be the orator at this year’s Walter Lippmann Memorial Oration in honour of the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria’s (ECCV) founding member. Given Mr Lippmann’s …

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The unlikely intersection of medicine and fashion

Medicine and fashion are disciplines one rarely associates with one another. But Dr Stefanie Kalfas is proving otherwise. She has come up with an enterprise that is capturing imaginations even …

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Culinary traditions keeping younger generations connected to their roots

Despite being born in Sydney, and there being over 15,000 kilometres between Athens and Sydney, Nicolette Peters can’t help but feel a strong pull to Greece. The birthplace of her …

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The asbestos threat is real: Melbourne’s west engulfed in black toxic smoke

Over the years I have tried to kick my habit of waking up and instantly reaching for my phone, but on Thursday morning I was thankful I had yet to …

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Sierra Leone and Australia: worlds apart

Following a three day journey, missionary Father Themis Adamopoulos is back in his hometown of Melbourne to continue spreading the word about his work in Sierra Leone. In 10 years, …

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Online gateway to Greek olive oil celebrates 2nd anniversary

When it comes to its culinary offerings, there’s no denying Greece is synonymous with olive oil. One of its most well-known and consistent exports – even in times of financial …

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Childhood memories in yiayia’s kitchen

Cooking and a love of food is something that has been instilled in restaurateur, Anastasia Coltman (nee Manousakis) by her yiayia and namesake Anastasia. Having grown up living next door …

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Revealing the other side of Mykonos

The island of Mykonos is synonymous with days spent lying in the sun and partying. However beyond the pristine beaches, sculpted bodies parading around, and 24/7 party scene, the Cycladic …