Mary Sinanidis

Dialogue

Vale Spyros Korosidis, the Greek community loses a strong advocate

Spyros Korosidis would come to our office regularly to visit his nephew, Neos Kosmos Editor-in-Chief Sotiris Hatzimanolis. A smile would never be missing from his face, and his arms would …

Life

LIVE BLOG: Giota Negka wows the crowd at the Antipodes Festival

Will you be at the Antipodes | Lonsdale St Greek festival this weekend? There will be souvlaki, ouzo and Greek music and dance in the large Greek street festival on …

News

Coronavirus myths debunked: Beards, breathing self-tests and bacteria in Chinese parcels

With coronavirus scaremongering sky-high, chances are you’ve probably seen (mis)information concerning Covid-19 and tips to help prevent and even diagnose it. There are a bevy of tips on social media …

Dialogue

The Holden Years – and oh, how we miss them

My parents were Greeks that came from Istanbul to Australia in the early 70s. My dad, an accountant with gentle hands who felt more comfortable in a suit and tie …

Dialogue

Looking for mateship and multiculturalism in Whittlesea

I recently visited Lalor North Primary School where North Macedonian language classrooms coexist in the same school as Greek classrooms. A recipe for disaster? Maybe at the Council of Whittlesea, …

News

Doctor explains the impact the fires have had on our health

In recent days, even people far away from the fires have been impacted by the smoke. Vicki Kotsirilos AM, a practising general practitioner, has been inundated with patients suffering from …

News

Greek Australian couple on Kangaroo Island invite tourists to return to areas unaffected by fires

Con Belios and Helen Ioannou left their careers as a graphic designer and maths teacher in Melbourne to run the Kingscote Tourist Park on Kangaroo Island 12 years ago. “It …

News

Diver catches the cross at Port Melbourne but gets insults instead of God’s blessing

Since the age of 15, Mikes Legkos has been taking part as a swimmer in the Blessing of the Water ceremony during Theofania. A devout Christian, diving for the cross …

News

US President Donald Trump supports Greece but doesn’t want to irritate Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a successful meeting with US President Donald Trump on the second day of his official visit to the United States and first day in …

News

Trauma recovery expert points to psychological impact of the bushfires

Horrific footage of fires swallowing everything in their path, leaving behind homes reduced to rubble and the charred remains of animals have a real impact on the mental health of …