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Does the Greek vote still count in Australian Federal Elections?

During this Federal Election both Labor and Liberal have courted the Hellenic vote with both promising millions of dollars to support the Greek community. Both have pledged a whopping $5 …

Sport

Chris Ikonomidis talks about the secret of his success after being named Young Footballer of the Year

Just when he thought it couldn’t get better, Greek Australian player Chris Ikonomidis, 24, was named NAB Young Footballer of the Year. His outstanding form, under the guidance of Tony …

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Football Victoria’s Helen Tyrikos’ vision for women’s football

With the Matildas participating in June’s World Cup and Australia bidding for the chance to host one, State Member Federations nationwide are participating in Female Football Week. It’s an initiative …

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What does the future look like for the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia?

The passing of Archbishop Harkianakis aged 83 in March, means a new head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia is being decided at the Holy Synod in Istanbul from …

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Stamboulidis is keeping his eye on the Greek prize

Greek Australian footballer Haris Stamboulidis’ first season in Greece has provided some tough lessons about the challenges involved in breaking into professional European football. When he joined Greek Super League …

Life

A Greek Australian Archive, documenting the community’s early years has been launched

The Greek Australian Archive, the first of its kind, which comprises official documents, photographs, films, oral histories and letters and was launched at the State Library of NSW earlier this …

Sport

How an independent A-League will affect clubs like South Melbourne

Former FFA director Danny Moulis has slammed the blueprint for an independent A-League for being against the interests of clubs such as South Melbourne and Australian football. With the FFA …

Life

Aristotle may have invented Sheldon Cooper before ‘The Big Bang Theory’ became a hit!

From Philogelos’ (248 AD) who wrote the oldest ever joke book, to Giorgos Lanthimos’ 2018 Oscar winning film The Favourite, the influence of Greeks on the world of comedy is …

Life

37th Greek Festival of Sydney weekend hailed a huge success

Over the weekend 100,000 people converged on Sydney’s Darling Harbour for the 37th Greek Festival of Sydney to sample the best of Hellenic culture, including dancing, live music and delicious …

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Why Greek football is underrated

The Greek Super League is rated 15th in Europe but is that an accurate assessment of the quality of the competition and players? Neos Kosmos asks current and former players …