Mary Sinanidis

News

Migrants, Mikakos, hotel sex and the ‘super spreader’ in scramble to find a ‘scapegoat’

The return to Stage Three restrictions for 10 postcodes in Victoria, and 66 new cases of COVID-19 recorded on Friday morning, has speculators scrambling to find a scapegoat. Accusations are …

News

What went wrong in Victoria – and why the mood has shifted in the battle against COVID-19

Despite months of stringent restrictions, perhaps the toughest in Australia, Victoria is behind the eighth ball when it comes to controlling COVID-19 with a resurgence of infections following the easing …

Features

Young achiever Fotios Tsiouklas, 19, making millions with his business ventures

There was a time when young teenage boys would join boy bands, play video games with their mates or go to boy scouts. Fotios Tsiouklas, 19, preferred to build businesses. …

Dialogue

Global protests stir memories of the wronged Greeks of Constantinople

The torch has been lit for ‘black lives’. The world is in protest and people around the world have taken to the streets as indigenous populations have amped the quest …

News

Greek tourism wakes up from its slumber, but is still a distant dream for Greek Australians

Greece’s tourism industry is opening up for international visitors this summer, two months late, but looking to catch up on whatever revenue tourism can still bring to a year that …

News

Qatar kerfuffle: Qatar Airways flights ‘suspension’ but passengers still fly

Information regarding flights and travel is hard to come by as the industry continues to be in a state of flux, with changes noted day by day, minute by minute. …

News

Getting a flight home, a costly Odyssey for Greek nationals stranded in Australia

Travel exemptions for Greeks with serious reason to leave Australia are not easy to come by, but that is just one of many hurdles travellers have to face during COVID-19. …

News

ABF says ’48 hours’ for travel exemptions for dual citizens to be issued – but there are provisions

A number of dual citizens applying for travel exemptions have complained to Neos Kosmos regarding the rejection of their applications despite falling into categories which would allow them to travel, …

Life

La Trobe University seeks support to offset student losses

La Trobe University is just one of seven universities currently negotiating with banks after experiencing their COVID-19 student numbers plummet. For the Greek community, the news is particularly important as …

News

Australian travel platform Rome2Rio nearly stirs diplomatic episode with reference to “Ottoman Crete”

Australian travel platform Rome2Rio labelled the island of Crete, Greece, as Ottoman. The mistake comes at a time of tension between Greece and Turkey, less than a month after  energy …