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The importance of Greek-Australian community groups for the celebration of heritage

It’s often easy to forget where we come from, living so far away from the homeland of our parents or grandparents. Even though celebrations like Easter, Christmas, our name days …

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Dobbing is not in our DNA

The violence we have recently seen from a minority of anti-vax protesters is unacceptable and police should arrest and fine especially violent participants. It’s their job. The fact that some …

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The Pfizer vax, a lollipop and some fun to ease the tension

To him, it feels like it’s been ages. But, really, it’s hardly been any time at all. The young Greek-Australian man sitting on a plastic chair, in 15-degree temperature, in …

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Hair and the Ancient Greeks: Secrets of their strength

I have a confession to make. All my life I have dreamed of having long hair, a felicitous state of hirsuteness that eludes me, since I appear to be biologically …

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Nuclear deals and a Hermit Kingdom: How Scott Morrison is endangering Australia

The other Hermit Kingdom, North Korea has announced that it will retaliate against Australia for its ‘nuclear’ subs and the AC/DC alliance, even though we technically have the ANZUS Treaty. …

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The romanticisation of Hades and Persephone

“Can the sun find its match in anything but the moon? Can the heavens lose interest in the earth?” Hades pulled away from her and stroked her cheek. “Can death …

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Victoria’s Roadmap: Delivering the plan to dine out on souvlaki

“Everyone right to go?’’ Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, asked right off. Seventy per cent of Victorians aged 16 years or over will have to be double vaccinated, first, and only …

No tears lost over Angela Merkel as Greeks look back on the era of the quitting chancellor

When Angela Merkel was asked in a discussion round recently for the toughest moments of her chancellorship she recalled the Greek debt crisis. At the time she had “expected so …

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Hexamilion Wall: A study in futility

“People discovered within themselves a fragment of the Other, and they believed in this and lived confidently. People thus had three choices when they encountered the Other: They could choose …

Nuclear subs deal, a first step

In September 2019, I wrote about our defence deal with France which would deliver inferior, outdated submarines and that we must consider the nuclear submarine option. Paying the break fee …

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