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Greek travellers turning their wanderlust into a lifelong adventure, even after having kids

Nestled in Athens, Theo Anagnostopoulos and Maria Vranopoulou ponder what kind of adventure they will take their children on next. The couple’s love for travel dates back to before they …

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Art rises above the challenges of COVID-19 and isolation

Vassy Petros, Antipodean Palette Co-ordinator (2013-2015) & Art Team Member (2018-current): BEFORE ISOLATION: The’Antipodean Palette was to celebrate its 10th year as a special event titled Connection. Facilitated by the GACL …

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What’s growing on? Sharing your garden photos

The sense of accomplishment after growing your first ripe tomato or cucumber is second to none. It may even rival the joy yiayia and pappou get sending you home with …

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Celebrating the life of the late Demetra Kallinicos

This Eulogy to Demetra Kallinicos is dedicated to her by her loving family. Demetra was born on the 6th October, 1930 in the village of Fatsathika, on the Island of …

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The day a young Greek girl announced she was in love with a ‘kinezo’

Katerina Nikolia, from Kymi, was still a young girl when she made the journey to Australia on 7 May, 1948, to be reunited with her father who had migrated to …

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Insider tips: How to wear a mask without your glasses fogging up

As from today, wearing face masks will be mandatory for people in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire when they leave home. It’s also recommended in New South Wales when physical distancing …

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Rising to the occasion: Greek-Australian fashion designer Kianna Magelaki on beating self doubt

Spending her first few years growing up on the island of Crete, Kianna Magelaki would watch on as her grandmother would stitch and sew garments. Little did she know that …

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My Life in Lockdown: Fronditha Care CEO Michael Malakonas

A key stakeholder in our community, Michael Malakonas found himself at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis as the newly appointed CEO of Fronditha Care. Currently working hard to …

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Kerr’s curse, the Gough Whitlam dismissal and the Palace Letters

Professor Jenny Hocking fought for two years and won a High Court case this May to have 211 letters between Buckingham Palace and the then governor general, Sir John Kerr, …

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Where the streets have Greek names… and plaques and memorials

“This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are. -Plato Australia, it is said, is a country of immigrants. It has had hundreds of years of …