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Revealing Rethymno’s sacred Anzac ground

It’s been a wet spring so far, and the waterlogged earth to the east of Rethymno town is soft underfoot. I’m with Dimitris Skartsilakis, the young owner of a local …

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Vasso Apostolopoulos believes ‘there are cures for every disease, sitting in fridges’

“There are cures for every disease, sitting in fridges.” It is a statement that can be easily dismissed as a ‘text book’ sentence taken out of the Big Pharma conspiracy …

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“Mummy, I don’t want to go to Greek church”

My eight-year-old son stood at the entrance scanning the sanctuary. He gently squeezed my hand and whispered: “Mummy, I don’t want to go to church. I love God and Jesus, …

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The harsh reality of domestic abuse within the Greek Community

Domestic violence claims one life every 15 days. In just one decade, from October 2008 through to September 2018, the number of victims of domestic violence climbed up to 285. …

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Baby without a name grows into a man on a quest to find family

“I was born in Greece in 1953 and I was found on a doorstep of a house in a suburb of Athens, near the university area, Zografou (east of Athens) …

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Ellinis; Australis; Patris; Australian designs the ships that brought Greek migrants to Australia

Ever since he was young, 24-year-old, Michael Brady, has been fascinated by ships, and not just the beautiful old luxury liners like Queen Mary and Titanic, but also the historic …

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Christina Perestrelo, a third generation Greek Australian looks to piece together her late mother’s life

For most of us, family history is a given. Our parents and grandparents will sit us down early in life and show us family photos whilst narrating memories as if …

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Stavros Messinis’ art is a ‘Dream State’

Stavros Messinis was interested in literature and photography from a very young age. While studying journalism in Athens, he felt more seriously inclined to express himself poetically, with the political …

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First St Paisios Church in Australia nears completion

Significant progress has been made towards the completion of the first Greek Orthodox church dedicated to St Paisios the Athonite, in Perth. The foundation stone for the one and only …

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Athens Anaplasis, the beautification of Greece’s capital and uncovering the Ilissos River

Athens is one of the least green cities of Europe, however Athens Anaplasis SA has been created to undertake the design, the organising process and the implementation of an extensive …