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Open letters: A better life for the elderly

Letter to Federal Government Dear Prime Minister Scott Morrison, cc to Treasurer, and Minister for Social Security I write on behalf of the Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Coalition,Victoria Incorporated, …

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Why Australians fell out of love with Holden

The jingle used to tell us we loved “football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars”. These days we love Japanese utes and small Toyotas, Hyundais and Mazdas more. Monday’s announcement …

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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 …

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Greek Youth Summit: Keeping young people involved in the community

“The children now love luxury; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are tyrants, not servants of the households. They no longer rise when …

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It’s time for a national anti-racism campaign

Since the outbreak of coronavirus there has been a rise in misinformation and xenophobia towards the Asian community. I was in Box Hill last week in the Eastern suburbs of …

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Trump’s goal of ‘Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again’ with Greek ideals angers US architects

Decades of federal architectural policy would be upended if the Trump administration follows through on an executive order that was leaked to the Architectural Record on 4 February. Titled “Making …

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Pontians object to Turkish President Erdogan’s ANZAC Day visit to Australia

The Federation of Pontian Associations of Australia vehemently objects the President of Turkey’s upcoming visit to Australia to attend the ANZAC Day commemoration events. Any leader of a nation that …

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Looking for love on an app? You might be looking for a ghost

Consider the moments you have fallen in love. If you unpick the threads, you will quickly find much of the falling occurred in the mind. Many artefacts that go towards …

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Raising multilingual children is a way of life

It’s Friday after school, and while other parents begin the mad rush to ferry their kids off to various sport-related extracurricular activities – basketball, soccer, netball, swimming, ballet – my …

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Beyond 200: Greece 2021 Independence logo revealed – but does it express the Revolution?

Rigas Pheraios, in his famous pre-Revolutionary poem: Thourios, conceived of the Greek revolution as a movement that would unite peoples of all creeds and colours against tyranny and intolerance. He …