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Road to Remembrance (Part 2): A failed chance at early liberation

In what became known as the ‘Rhodes’ or ‘Rome’ dilemma, Churchill had long favoured an early Allied liberation of Greece as a prerequisite to securing the Balkans, bringing neutral Turkey …

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The ‘blessed Liberty Ships’: The ‘yeast’ that caused the Greek fleet to rise

I grew up in a family of Greek merchant sailors. My father, from Hydra, served in the Greek Navy and then the merchant marines, as did his father, grandfather, brother, …

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Artist Elena Papanikolakis on breaking the mould, and pursuing her passion

A photograph, words in a book, a scene in a film, or a conversation with the perfect stranger all have the potential to inform, and weave themselves into the work …

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The Aussie bar under the Acropolis

The AFL Grand Final between Richmond and GWS was seen by hundreds of thousands of people. Those who were not fortunate enough to attend the event at the MCG had …

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Hopes run high for Marijuana law reform in Greece

Last week was the first time that a Greek store selling marijuana paraphernalia, CBD Oil Shop, was blessed by a Greek Orthodox priest. Archbishop Ireneos of Crete, blessed CBC Oil …

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Your guide to the 26th Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival

This year’s lineup for the 26th Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival (GFF) is the most promising so far, showcasing a wide and diverse selection of works from Greek filmmakers. The …

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The legendary doily: a trademark in every Greek Australian household

On the dining table, on top of the television set, on the bed side table, on top of the fridge; those are just a handful of the places where every …

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Peter Polites: ‘Mortgage, success, houses, investment. These aren’t Greek values’

In creating Panos, the main protagonist for his latest novel The Pillars, author Peter Polites took inspiration from notorious gay right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos. At the beginning of the book, …

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Drones made in Greece

Greece has entered a new era in the production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – the so-called drones. The MPU RX-4, the fruit of a Greek project to develop and manufacture …

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Road to Remembrance (Part 1): The WWII Liberation of Greece

Few realise that the very first Allied victory of WWII was achieved by the Greek Army as it successfully repelled the 28th of October 1940 invasion attempted by Italian fascists. …