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Kindergarten Greek language program launched in Ashburton – and more to come

Will Fowles, the member for Burwood, was effusive about the Andrews Government’s latest language initiatives at the launch of the Greek Language Program at Clever Kids Child Care in Ashburton, …

Dialogue

Greek elections: following the bouncing ball

The Sky News’ Outsiders program last week excelled in absurdity in their zealousness to rejoice in the victory of conservative New Democracy in Greece. The co-hosts heralded the “slaying of …

News

Greek Elections 2019, and the global Greek diaspora seeks more say in Greece’s economic development

Peter Katsabanis, WA Liberal MP and President of World Hellenic Inter-parliamentary Association (WHIA), talking to Neos Kosmos, said that if Greece really aims to be the infrastructure hub for the …

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Turkey has been shut out of the US F-35A jet fighter program

The US Pentagon last week reaffirmed Greece’s interest in purchasing the F-35A fighter jets while, at the same time, removing Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter programme. The F-35A is …

Features

Survivor’s tale of the German massacre

Kon Karamountzos, ABC Melbourne radio producer was researching the infamous Massacre of Kondomari when he met Vassilis Papadopoulos a survivor of another little known massacre in Rethymnon. Nearly 80 years …

News

Dimitris Gogos: Reflection of his life, times and achievements

Dimitris Gogos, the founding publisher of Neos Kosmos, Australia’s largest Greek media outlet, died on Monday, 20 May. Dimitris (Takis) Gogos followed, like many of our elders, that great wave of …

News

The Frydenberg Factor: Australia’s Treasurer tells NK what Greeks stand to gain or lose at the next elections

“Do you mind if I eat while we talk?” Federal Treasurer and Deputy Leader, Josh Frydenberg asks. It’s 3pm and he has forgotten when he last ate. During an election …

Life

Vallejo Gantner brings experience and excellence to Onassis Foundation in New York

Afternoon mid February in Athens it is cold and sunny and we sat on the balcony of an apartment sipping cloudy ouzo and eating salty olives. We did this almost …

Dialogue

Let love and humanity rise from the ashes of the Christchurch mosque attack

I went with my family to the Preston Mosque the Sunday, two days after the slaughter of 50 praying people and wounding of another 50 by a Nazi in Christchurch, …

Life

Rebetien showcase the best of rebetika at Melbourne Rebetiko Festival

I spoke to Fotis Vergopoulos on bouzouki and vocals and the instigator of the group, as they were about to hop on a bus to Port Fairy Folk Festival and …