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Maria Vamvakinou MP announces retirement from politics

The first Greek Australian woman to be elected to Federal Parliament will be taking a permanent break from politics come the next elections. Maria Vamvakinou, representing the Melbourne seat of …

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Perth to unveil Australia’s first Battle of Crete memorial

Ever wanted to meet in person a Battle of Crete Veteran? A weekend event coming up in Perth may be your best chance on the most appropriate occasion celebrating Australia’s …

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Paniyiri Festival spotlights homelessness crisis in Brisbane’s Musgrave Park

The Brisbane-based, Paniyiri Festival has built a reputation of community spirit through its annual volunteer-run celebration of all things Greek. Since last year however, the Paniyiri has been making headlines …

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Capturing time in the shadows: The photographic Odyssey of Georgia Metaxas

It’s early 2000s. A young photographer enters the Greek Community building on Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street and introduces herself. “I said, you know, I’d love to get to know my community …

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The thriving Greek family in Jordan whose refugee story spans multiple conflicts

Every Greek diaspora family has a refugee or migration story to share. Some have more than one. Jordanian-born Katia Tsichlakis is in the second group. Her father, Elias, his nine …

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Chrissa Keramidas made history at the Australian Ballet

Chrissa Keramidas has her mother to thank for discovering her calling in life. The passion sparked to her seven-year-old led her dancing ballet in some of the world’s biggest stages. …

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Girlsplain: Ali Kitinas and Jodie Matthews take on mansplaining with new podcast

Have you ever been ‘mansplained’ to? Greek Australian Ali Κitinas believes the experience is common for women. “I think most women have a pretty negative experience of being mansplained to. …

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Stella Cozamanis receives Governor’s Commendation Excellence Award

A couple of months into her school graduate chapter, Stella Cozamanis still has reasons to celebrate the end of a “quite stressful” Year 12. At an official ceremony which took …

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National Theatre of Greece’s meditative ‘Goodbye, Lindita’ brings new theatrical tragedy to Adelaide Festival

Are you familiar with the Greek expression ‘πέθανε από στεναχώρια’? It translates to a person “dying of sadness”, which is also known as “broken heart syndrome”. Athens-based director Mario Banushi …

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WA with one of the smallest Greek communities boasts one of the strongest Hellenic hubs

When the Hellenic Community of Western Australia was formed in 1923, its primary concern was the building of a church. To this day, the Greek Orthodox church of Saints Constantine …

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