Advertisement

Zoe Thomaidou

Life

Heading to Greece soon? Here’s what to prepare and expect

If you live in Australia, chances are a trip to Greece is long overdue. And while international travel has resumed for the fully vaccinated, it is not the same as …

News

‘We’ve got your back’: Wave of support for Greek Australian cafe owner after death threat, vandalism

It’s been a sleepless couple of days for Simon Kandias, after vandals targeted his cafe in Melbourne’s inner-north on Sunday night. But there’s one ‘side-effect’ of the ‘anti-Dan Andrews’ themed …

News

“We were always in compliance”: Why Darwin’s Greek church suspended a Sunday service

Darwin’s St Nicholas parishioners are able to attend church again following a suspension of services that was decided in order “to avoid any further animosity”. “It was the priest’s decision, …

News

‘A fire was burning at St Basil’s’: Court hears array of failures to protect residents

The level of responsibility burdening management, the state and federal government and private actors involved in the St Basil’s tragedy remains to be determined. But one thing has become clear …

News

St Basil’s coronial inquest: Evidence points to early failures in ‘preventable tragedy’

Testimonies of relatives of elderly Greeks who died neglected, malnourished and dehydrated during Australia’s largest COVID-19 aged care outbreak will be heard publicly for the next five weeks. The coronial …

Life

Meet the Greek Australian visionary determined to reboot our entertainment industry

The major-events industry has been one of Australia’s most brutally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A report released in October revealed that the live-performance market – covering a range of …

Fifth time lucky for wedding of Melbourne Greek couple

Weddings became a pandemic victim time and time again during 2020 and 2021. And Melbourne’s six lockdowns did not leave many opportunities in between for prospective newlyweds. If you are …

News

‘No other option’: VIC officials grilled over exit from lockdown timing

Finding it hard to digest extension no.2 of lockdown no.6 in Melbourne? Victoria’s public health team states well aware of the issue. But they say “we can’t take a different …

News

Transmission, deaths inevitable soon, but ‘right now, we have to be at zero’

Victorians received welcome news on Tuesday, with Premier Daniel Andrews confirming the end of the state-wide lockdown from 11.59pm. While stay at home requirements and travel distance limits are scrapped, …

Life

Australian Fashion Week: Meet Iordanes, 26, staging his first show

Australian Fashion Week is back on this year, featuring among its up-and-coming designers’ cohort, a young, proud Greek Australian. His great grandmother was a dressmaker, his yiayia was a knitwear …

Advertisement