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Greek and Asian lawyers as case studies: One legal profession, many associations

There are many law associations in Australia. The largest and most prominent are mainstream generalist associations such as the Law Society of New South Wales, the New South Wales Bar …

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Mike Zafiropoulos reflects on founding Multicultural Arts Victoria

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) was established in 1973, initially under the name of Festival of All Nations. Its original objective was to provide a forum for ethnic groups to express …

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Food For Thought Network’s model women’s leadership has global impact

Last Sunday the Food for Thought Network, (FFTN), a Greek Australian Women’s Network held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) online and had a global audience. As the patron of FFTN …

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There are multiple factors creating a crisis in our public hospitals

There has been a record low public hospital performance, with patients waiting longer due to a system in logjam. There are multiple factors impacting this, resulting in close to 40 …

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A Greek-Australian at the United Nations Climate Change Conference

Two things in particular captured Stamatiou’s attention at the conference. The first was one of its most positive outcomes: the agreement to establish the Loss and Damage Fund, an important …

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Dancing to the rhythm of her words –my memories of Antigone Kefala

In the early hours of last Sunday morning, I read the email letting me know that Antigone Kefala had died. I happened to be up as I often like working …

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The ageing red wall

In 1993, a school polling booth in Meadow Heights had a 75 per cent primary vote for Labor. In 2010, the Broadmeadows electorate’s Labor vote was 69 per cent. You …

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Anglicisation of Greek family names: How Greeks went English to survive in Australia

For many, identity is tied to their name. This is not just because it is how we are called but because it speaks of our heritage. So it always surprised …

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Greeks in the nights of plague

The little Ottoman island of Mingheria, situated in the Eastern Mediterranean and famous for its marble and roses, has declared independence. For the last nine weeks, the island, whose population …

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Gough Whitlam 50 years on is still Zeus

Exactly 50 years ago on December 2, 1972, Australia’s future changed forever. The Labor Party won the election after 23 years of conservative government. The campaign simple title It’s Time …

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