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Greek Community: an anomaly and an act of resistance

The Greek Communities of the Diaspora (GOCM&V) have a very long history. In the 18th and early 19th centuries there were important Communities in Italy, England, France, Romania, Russia, Vienna, …

Update in our newsroom: English editor comes to a place of ‘home’

After my first week in Melbourne and just three days in the offices of Neos Kosmos as the new editor of the English edition, it has become clear that the …

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The road to equality and mental health

2019 will shine a spotlight on mental health at both the state and national level. Last year the Australian Bureau of Statistics released new data which showed suicide rates are …

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Greek media in Australia: Is there a future?

Although the Greek media landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years with terrestrial radio and print media being challenged by online news and social network platforms, Greek media …

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Challenges faced by elderly Greeks

The elderly in the Greek community of Melbourne and wider Victoria face an increasing number of challenges when faced with the reality of their growing needs as they age. Despite …

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The relationship between Greece and Australia then and today

In the early 1960’s a delegation of Australian Labor Party members of Parliament visited Cyprus at the invitation of the Australian Greek and Cypriot communities. The delegation was criticised by …

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A year of political volatility – more to come in 2019

While every year has its fair share of political instability, 2018 will surely be remembered as one of the most volatile in recent memory. The great uncertainty surrounding liberal democratic …

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The state of wildlife and the environment in 2018

2018 has been a tumultuous year; storms, cyclones and flash flooding swept across the east coast of Australia and fierce fires ravaged New South Wales, while severe droughts crippled farmers …

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Why 2019 is all about giving back

Let us rewind to the early 1950’s and the decades that followed. Many of our parents and grandparents arrived in this beautiful country and immediately immersed themselves into hard work …

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Fostering the inherent passion and entrepreneurial spirit in the Hellenic Australian community in 2019

Since Ancient times, and throughout history, Greeks have consistently triumphed and conquered adversity, poverty, war and the challenges of mass migration through their entrepreneurial spirit. It’s in our DNA to …