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Greek inheritance and property ownership can mean heartache for Greeks abroad, but there are solutions

Property ownership in Greece is complicated. Even locals need to navigate through intricate land tax regulations and unusual legalisation processes when dealing with their properties. The task of managing land …

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The legendary Pontian paratrooper Sonia Sofia Stefanidou

The first Greek paratrooper to go to battle with the Germans as a secret agent in WWII was Sonia Sofia Stefanidou, the eldest daughter of Pontian doctor Filopomenas Stefanidis. Born …

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The mysterious beacon of Lemnos – and its Australian connection

Two years ago my research revealed the location of the Australian Pier on Lemnos, a pier that was originally erected by Australian soldiers in 1915 and which stands to this …

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Lockdown in Oakleigh – a Melburnian Greek girl returns to her roots

For more than 20 years I have lived in a  Richmond flat within walking distance of the Melbourne CBD. Fat lot of good that did me in early March with  social distancing and stay-at-home rules. It was absolutely useless by 23 March when my inner-city job was furloughed indefinitely. It would be positively cruel by 30 March  with stage  three restrictions …

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Vale Jack Mundey, Australia Greek Solidarity Campaign patron and labour leader

This week Sydney lost one of its finest. The labour movement lost one of its great militants. The Australia Greece Solidarity Campaign (AGSC) mourns the passing of Jack Mundey. Jack …

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Haritini Ikizidou’s grandson shares her story of heroism in fighting against the Nazi regime and overcoming the hardship of war

Haritini Ikizidou passed away at the age of 96 on 3 May. Her grandson Gregory Sembelides shares her stories of how she fought Hitler’s regime and until recently received greeting …

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Young Greek Australian father needs our help in his fight against MS

Dimitri Garbas’ battle with Multiple Sclerosis started three years ago and has since changed his life and the lives of those around him. Married to Lisa, the love of his …

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Archbishop Makarios volunteers with the Homeless Feed program

Archbishop Makarios gave a helping hand distributing packaged meals to those in need. Archbishop Makarios joined Archimandrite Prochorus Anastasiadis, the Ladies Philoptochos of Saint Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox …

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Greek scientific and research community join forces to combat COVID-19

Wishing to contribute to the global effort to combat and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greek scientific and research community have already been working hard to this end. Improving understanding …

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Send in your Mother’s Day messages to Neos Kosmos

Neos Kosmos is here to bring the Mother’s Day cheer! With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, Mother’s Day may be a little quieter than usual so let us help you …