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George Papadopoulos, the son of Greek migrants who conquered Australian media

In 1954 when 19-year-old Dimitris Papadopoulos left his small village in Katerini together with his heavily pregnant wife Sophia, with just a suitcase in hand and speaking not one word …

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The Greek Australian CEO changing the world one idea at a time

Sometimes people get overwhelmed with all the problems of the world,” Bindi Lea says. “But when I begin to get overwhelmed myself, I think of the story about a little …

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Mission Impossible: Dating a ‘good’ Greek girl in Australia back in the day

Young people today literally live and breathe social media, saturate online dating sites to find a partner, and are hardly, if at all, concerned about exposing their lives and identities …

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Malta and the Marbles

September 1802. Pireaus. The crates were heavy, too heavy thought Captain William Eglen as he watched his crew curse and sweat, manhandling 17 large timber boxes onto the boat. There …

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Remembering the Kondomari Massacre

A couple of years ago I made the journey to the village of Kondomari in Crete, accompanied by my friends Bruce Mildenhall and documentary maker John Irwin. It is a …

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Exceptional Greeks: What being a doctor is really about

Meet 48-year-old Professor Demosthenes, better known as Dimi. He has a Doctorate in Medicine, is a member of the UK’s Royal College of Physicians and is an Associate Professor in …

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Celebrating a woman’s inspriring resilience and pathos

The invitation surprised her. Filli Kaoullas, an operating theatre technician from Melbourne, couldn’t see the reason of her inclusion in the panel of an upcoming HACCI event on Women in …

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What multicultural gay communities can teach mainstream Australia

Few things can be more overwhelming than Dr Dino Hodge’s CV, summing up a trajectory that includes a professional career in audiology, a PhD in Historical and Philosophical Studies, a …

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No filter: The naked truth of Australian politics exposed in Mick Tsikas’ photos

The coincidence was inspiring. While organising an interview with one of the most prolific photojournalists of our times, the Greek Australian Walkley winner, Mick Tsikas of the Australian Associated Press, …

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Influencer and popular Greek mum wins silver at AusMumpreneur Awards

Zoe George (nee Velonis), also known as The Subtle Mummy, came second in the AusMumpreneur Influencer Awards that were held last week in Melbourne. The award ceremony took place at …