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Sidney Nolan: Ancient Greece, War and the never changing realities of humanity

They sent forth men to battle, But no such men return; And home, to claim their welcome, Come ashes in an urn In Aeschylus’, Agamemnon (Oresteia, #1) Sidney Nolan: Myth …

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Patricia Karvelas takes charge on ABC flagship RN Breakfast

Patricia Karvelas attended University High School where she wrote for the school magazine and began broadcasting on a Melbourne community radio station while still at school. She is a graduate …

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Recalling the Journey of the Diakakis Family: the story of Helen Pagonis

My Australian-born mother, Helen Kathleen, grew up in a community of ‘displaced persons’ of Greek heritage from Asia Minor who resettled in South Melbourne in the aftermath of the First …

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Singer-songwriter Eves Karydas: ‘My family was the gateway to Greek culture in Cairns’

Hannah Evyenia Karydas, best known by her singer-songwriter moniker ‘Eves Karydas’, is slowly making her way back out onto stages across Australia, after being one of the many musicians who …

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Jill Taylor-Nikitakis: ‘Whatever I was meant to do in my life, came into my path on its own’

Jill Taylor-Nikitakis is a woman that does not go unnoticed. In our community she is known from her action as the President of the organisation Fronditha, yet, the assertive guru …

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Refugee student in Greece has “all the motivation to succeed” in his dream to become a doctor and help those who need it most

Boye was forced to flee his home in Ghana in 2016 when he was just a child, alone. Fast forward five years and he is now studying Biomedical Sciences in …

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Remembering the life of Olga Cosmas

On 9 November 1929, Olga Kouvaras was born in Sydney. The first child of Telemahos and Erasmia Kouvaras who both originated from the island of Ithaca. At the time of …

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The Hellenic Sailors of Kephalos Bay – on service with the Cable Ship Levant II at Gallipoli

For many years now I have been researching and writing about the Hellenic link to Australia’s Anzac story. The roots of this link can be found in the role of …

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In conversation with art history research graduate Olympia Nelson

Fortunately the young Greek Australian community has some amazing members that we should all be proud of, however, in my years of involvement in Greek university clubs there are not …

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Fires over Greece: veteran Aussie pilot praises nation’s resolve

The fires that ravaged Greece earlier this year were the most dangerous that veteran Australian aerial firefighter Craig Patton had encountered in his 32-year professional career but what also impressed …

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