Maria Kampyli


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 …


Greek academic Dr Olga Panagiotopoulou pursuing a rich life in science in Australia

‘Independent’, ‘strong’ and ‘problem solver’ are some of the key words that Monash University scientist and teacher extraordinaire, Olga Panagiotopoulou uses to describe herself. One look at the Assistant Professor’s …


Coburg West Primary School plays ‘numbers game’ in decision to cut Greek language lessons

It was last September when Coburg West Primary School (CWPS) principal Mark Colagrande assured the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) that the Greek language program would indeed be part of …


Truck drivers pay tribute to Greek Australian Coen Fraser, the smiling young man of Renmark

The Greek Orthodox Church of St Constantine and Helen in Renmark, South Australia, was flooded with people on Saturday morning as more than a thousand of truck driver Coen Fraser’s …


Schedule of Archbishop Makarios’ visit to Melbourne

Australia’s recently-appointed Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios is arriving in Melbourne on Saturday. The official program of the Archbishop’s visit was released on Tuesday and is jam-packed until his departure on …


The harsh reality of domestic abuse within the Greek Community

Domestic violence claims one life every 15 days. In just one decade, from October 2008 through to September 2018, the number of victims of domestic violence climbed up to 285. …


Greek Australian Community calling all women to join

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) decided to honour International Woman’s Day with a special event featuring esteemed guest speakers, music, art, food and wine. Set to take place this …


First Person: ‘My battle with cancer’

Maria Kampyli is a teacher, lawyer and more recently a valued member of the Neos Kosmos editorial team. Up until a year ago, she was enjoying a normal life between …


Cypriot Australian teen is Ocean Youth Ambassador

There are a number of, often times, negative generalisations made about teenagers in the social media age, casting them as selfish and disengaged. But having the chance to speak with …