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Peter Triantos: “Dad, I made it!”

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world seems to have frozen in time. Nothing seems to interest us unless it contains the word “coronavirus”. So I was very …

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Free Covid-19 services for the aged

With the coronavirus disease making its way throughout Australia, infecting more and more people and putting the lives of entire cities at risk, Federal and State Governments have been forced …

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Lemnos comes to the aid of Australians … again

The name of Lemnos has again been emblazoned on the front pages of Australia’s major newspapers recently. This week saw the town of Lemnos, outside the north-eastern Victorian city of …

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Hydra: “The Rock of Liberty” tells its story

No narrative of the Greek War of Independence is complete without a central place given to Hydra. This tiny island, basically a granite megalith rising sheerly out of the Saronic …

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Greece’s Anzac Trail comes to Corinth

Members of Melbourne’s Pankorinthian community came together at Fairfield’s new Hellenic hotspot, Nikos Cakes and Café, to view their contribution to building Greece’s Anzac Trail. On show were two new …

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Greek folk festivals events, cuisine, at the heart of wide-ranging book

It took seven years for Terina Kalogeropoulos-Armenakis, a successful stockbroker and property investor, to compile the book A Greek Folk Journey, Travel, Culture & Gastronomy. But for a certain virus, …

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A Greek history of great plagues

“Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world, yet somehow we find it hard to believe in ones that crash down on our heads from a …

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The man who survived: Dimitri finds happiness beyond sickness and pain

The health challenges that Dimitri Tsekinis from Adelaide has faced over much of his life would have broken anyone. The love of family and friends, the ability of his doctors …

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‘Women can do it all, but not all at once and not without help’

To mark the celebration of International Women’s Day this year, The Food For Thought Network has invited three inspirational women, of diverse background, to share their stories of success. We …

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Tensions mount at Greek border with Turkey amid contested history of migration in the Aegean

The ongoing refugee and migrant crisis in the Aegean has taken a dramatic turn in recent days with an escalating humanitarian situation on the land and sea borders between Greece …