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Paul Capsis on how he overcame racism and homophobia

In 2015, Paul Capsis was invited to be a panellist on popular ABC television show Q&A to discuss attitudes to sexuality and gender before and after the release of Priscilla, …

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Chantal Contouri: The first Greek migrant actress in Australia

Born in Greece on 8 April, 1950 in the little village of Agios Georgios in Vion, Lakonia, Adelaide-based actress Chantal Contouri is the first Greek migrant to have ever pursued …

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Seven years after … seven years older

‘Grandmother’s house. Sometimes, I went back in my sleep. Besides the times in my dreams, I pushed aside the idea of returning. It was a new language to learn. New …

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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 …