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Sun, sea and the women behind The Fox Tan

It was roughly four years ago when Greek Australian certified accountant at-the-time, Kelly Euripidou, and her self-employed friend Olivia Zorzut entered the Australian entrepreneurial ecosystem. Their entry point had nothing …

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A study of the iconic Greek cafe and milk bar [PHOTOS]

In an Australia many still remember there was a Greek café or milk bar – open all hours, 7 days a week – in every suburb and every town. Many remember …

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Jimmy Buttons, 30 years and still going strong

On a nondescript building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy is a door haphazardly decorated with buttons. A quick look to the sign on the right and you’ll see, …

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1904 Holiday Snaps from Athens

In an exclusive exhibition, Athens’ Benaki Museum is presenting the work of distinguished British photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson who visited and documented Greece in early 1904. The exhibition opened its …

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A year in 12 clicks

Yiannis Yiasaris, the Greek self-taught photographer formely named Best Black and White Photographer in Australia, moved Down Under 18 years ago after meeting his wife in Greece. In 2018, Yiasaris …

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Fourteen years and counting…

Wearing traditional spectacles with some kind of a polo shirt, and with a bald patch clearly visible on the crown of his head, it wasn’t until my Year 6 Greek …

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My first Christmas in Australia…

Celebrating Christmas for the first Greeks in Australia was memorable for all the wrong reasons. “No home, no family, no food, no Christmas,” says Alexandra Vakitsidis who nearly fifty years …

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A home for everyone: The story of Asimina Pitsikas-Koloadin

It was late March of 1922 in Darwin when Asimina Pitsikas, daughter of Kyriaki Harmanis and Diamantis Pitsikas was born into this world. Her last name was a precious heirloom …

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Have we seen the best of Andrea Demetriades?

You may know Andrea Demetriades from the feature film ‘Alex & Eve’ where she played a Lebanese Muslim lawyer. Perhaps you have seen her in award winning ABC TV show …

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In the wake of Agamemnon’s Army

There are many aspects of the Hellenic link to the Gallipoli campaign. And one of the least known is that of the Hellenic volunteers from Asia Minor who served with …