Maria Kampyli

Features

Peter Triantos: “Dad, I made it!”

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world seems to have frozen in time. Nothing seems to interest us unless it contains the word “coronavirus”. So I was very …

Life

Everlasting love: Gianneli couple were together in life – and death

A rare romance began 65 years ago for George and Chrysa Gianneli. George, left Patra, to come to Australia seeking a better life filled with opportunities. He arrived in Melbourne …

News

Dr Steve Petratos is one step closer to MS breakthrough treatment

A team of researchers at Monash University led by Dr Steve Petratos, is one step closer to developing an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), with the potential to reverse …

Features

Greek Australian scientist one step closer to curing coronavirus

The coronavirus epidemic that surfaced in China over a month ago, scattering panic and sending the medical field, as well as the economy, into chaos worldwide, has puzzled doctors and …

News

Fearless Greek Australian Kleanthis Karelis completes 14,000 ft skydive ahead of his 80th birthday

Just shy of his 80th birthday, Greek Australian Kleanthis Karelis has realised one of his dreams, skydiving from 14,000 ft over Jurien Bay in Western Australia. Speaking to Neos Kosmos, …

Sport

Aussie Rules finds its Greek ambassador in the ‘footy-mad’ Yiannis of Thessaloniki

Yiannis Kosmas is your typical Thessalonikian. He lives in Thessaloniki, runs his own hardware and coffee shop close to the White Tower and is father of a young son. He …

News

Details about the VCE Greek exam changes: here’s what they mean

Victorian students sitting for Modern Greek language exams will be placed in different examination pathways to enable differentiation between students who are new arrivals from Greece and those who are …

News

Australia introduces two-tiered system for Year 12 Modern Greek language exams

Victorian students sitting for Modern Greek language exams will be placed in a two-tiered system to enable differentiation between students who have spoken a language as a ‘first language’ or …

Life

Rebetiko Jam: Get your Greek on every Wednesday at the Triakosia

A jam between friends of rebetiko which was born last April as the brainchild of Con Kalamaras and Wayne Simmons has evolved into a weekly event that is always booked …

Dialogue

20 months since her diagnosis, Maria Kampyli unites to fight cancer

My relationship with cancer is a strange one; one of both hatred and respect. From the first moment I started to receive the good news after the surgery, not once …