Anastasia Tsirtsakis

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Practitioner expresses concern over My Health Record

Controversy surrounding My Health Record continues, as the deadline to opt out of the digital database fast approaches. Despite a senate inquiry into the matter recommending that it be postponed …

Life

Kalamaki: Bringing Athenian vibes to Windsor

When you think of Warragul, a country town located in Gippsland Victoria, Athens is one of the last things that comes to mind. Well, at least that was the case …

Life

The concept of home through the eyes of a child of Greek migrants

“Photography has always been it for me,” says Anna Kiparis, who discovered her passion for the medium at the age of 15. The child of Greek migrants, she was raised …

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Oakleigh Glendi showcases the best of Hellenic culture

Warrawee Park in Oakleigh was transformed this weekend with the sounds of regional Greek music, the aromas of Greek and Cypriot delicacies, and the chatter and laughter of families and …

Life

No-one does summer like the Greeks do

It was some 30 years ago that Alexandra Servos and Andrea Ibrahim first fell in love with Greek fashion, and flirted with the idea of opening their own store back …

Life

Vicky Kanellopoulos’ Vulva Revival

Body image is a hot topic. With the rise of social media and people’s engagement with the medium, questions are increasingly arising surrounding the use of filters and apps to …

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Rising from the ashes, the Greek restaurant that’s a home away from home, but better

It was just days before Mother’s Day, Spitiko’s busiest day of the year, that the South Melbourne institution was engulfed in flames, causing severe damage to the front kitchen and …

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Calling all contemporary Greek music lovers

Melbourne is a fair distance from Greece, but when an OPEN JAM ‘Καφενειο’ session is underway, you’d be convinced otherwise. Organised by Anna Vithoulkas in the heart of Northcote each …

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Greek Australian academic at the forefront of addressing domestic violence

Just last week in Australia six women were killed in a matter of seven days. So it’s fair to say that the appointment of the Respect Victoria board, an independent …

Life

The weight plan changing lives

Maria Akritidis remembers when she was at her heaviest. Exhausted, just getting out of bed most mornings was a struggle, let alone walking up a flight of stairs, and as …