Stamatina Hasiotis

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When it comes to dating, Greeks prove to be a hit

“It’s a bit boring being single,” single 30-year-old Andonis Bexevanis, said. But the Greek Australian said it’s also fun since you “get to do whatever you want.” He uses dating …

Features

Mobile laundry van Ithaca Laundry washes clothes of Athens homeless

In the streets of Athens, people holding laundry bags start forming a line behind the white van with ‘Ithaca Laundry’ emblazoned on the side. Each person comes to the back …

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Greek newcomers prepare to get Australian Citizenship on Australia Day

Hundreds of new Greek Australians will be officially welcomed to Australia as they are granted Australian Citizenship at ceremonies across the country on Saturday, 26 January. Sofia Spyropoulou, a new …

Life

Book by LA-based author Eva Konstantopoulos transformed into Netflix film

When writer Eva Konstantopoulos dreams, it’s more than just thoughts, images and sounds that occur during sleep. Her dreams, the Greek American says, are a unique source of inspiration for …

Features

Jimmy Buttons, 30 years and still going strong

On a nondescript building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy is a door haphazardly decorated with buttons. A quick look to the sign on the right and you’ll see, …

Life

Dealing with the loss of a loved one during Christmas

My father, Nick, died just a month before Christmas a few years ago. I was 23. Not the youngest age to have lost a parent. But a loss is a …

Life

Greek food in Melbourne is starting to change, spearheaded by a new generation of creative cooks

Moussaka Toastie, anyone? Or perhaps some peanut butter and jam loukoumades? Greek sushi? Whether you cringe at the thought of such culinary fusions or widen your eyes in wonderment, new …

Life

Business booms for local Greek Australian entrepreneur Christo Christophidis

It was 1999 when a young Greek Australian entrepreneur Christo Christophidis opened Mocha Jo’s restaurant in Glen Waverley, offering the suburbs an exciting taste of the city – breakfast, lunch …

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WATCH: A first course of kindness

Athens-based chef Iakovos Apergis cooks up goodwill in Greek hospitals.

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An increase in the teaching ATAR could boost education enrolments

Victoria aims to raise teaching enrolments across the state.