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Dimitri Galon: A Greek national treasure

On reaching 100m below, even the Mediterranean Sea is dark, cold and a thoroughly lonely place. With each exhalation, the bubbles expelled from the respirator disappear in the eerie gloom, …

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Natalie Kyriacou awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, and she’s only 30

Natalie Kyriacou has won two rare plaudits this year. The first was her name listed in the prestigious ‘Forbes’ magazine’s selection of 300 people under age 30 in the Asian …

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A local Greek talent trying the big leagues

Demitra Sealy is a Greek Australian actress from Sydney currently making waves in the Big Apple. Only a year ago, at age 22, she received a scholarship into one of …

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Death in the Aegean

Sailing the northern Aegean in late summer is a beautiful thing. The deep blue water and the brilliant sun combine with amazing sunsets. It’s hard to imagine that these waters …

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The Stones of Preveli … of Crete, Greece and Australia

This month the annual commemorations of the Greek campaign of 1941 will culminate in a series of events on Crete and in Australia marking the 77th anniversary of the battle …

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‘We need to defend multiculturalism’

There is a cloud of confusion looming above migrant communities in Australia, for the past couple of years, as there are many attempts on a political level to implement changes …

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Greek car designer George Koukos talks about cars, rembetiko, and his homeland

George Koukos is a successful car designer from Athens who migrated in order to follow his dream. Since 2006 he has been based in Turin, Italy, where he has designed …

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Greek settlement in Australia goes back further than you think

Greeks have contributed vastly to greater Australian society, but according to Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski many are unaware of just how far back that history goes. The pair behind …

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A Greek mother’s love saves son from addiction

Thirty-nine-year-old Michael Alder Ioannou slowly watched his life slipping away, he risked his health and saw his career freefall to destruction, yet nothing could sway him away from the addictive …

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‘Heterotopia: The Promised Land’ at Head On

Head On is Australia’s biggest, and one of the world’s most prestigious, photography festivals and it has returned to Sydney with over 100 exhibitions at several venues showcasing the works …