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Greek Australians transforming global shipping and riding on the wave of innovation

Three former Neos Kosmos colleagues have reunited in Athens to work on an important project for a Greek company that is transforming the global shipping industry. MarineTraffic, a ship tracking …

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Meet Nick Papazahariakis, a Greek Australian Zorba [PHOTOS]

Before I met him, I always thought of Cretan fine dining restaurateur Nick Papazahariakis as being one of the most successful Greek businessmen in Australia, however, after a lengthy and …

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Is it okay to feel national pride for the achievements of Lanthimos and Tsitsipas?

Lamb gyros, tomato, onion, tzatziki, hot chips – so far, you have the ingredients of your basic Greek souvlaki (let’s leave aside the debate of pork over lamb, for the …

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Sun, sea and the women behind The Fox Tan

It was roughly four years ago when Greek Australian certified accountant at-the-time, Kelly Euripidou, and her self-employed friend Olivia Zorzut entered the Australian entrepreneurial ecosystem. Their entry point had nothing …

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A study of the iconic Greek cafe and milk bar [PHOTOS]

In an Australia many still remember there was a Greek café or milk bar – open all hours, 7 days a week – in every suburb and every town. Many remember …

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Jimmy Buttons, 30 years and still going strong

On a nondescript building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy is a door haphazardly decorated with buttons. A quick look to the sign on the right and you’ll see, …

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1904 Holiday Snaps from Athens

In an exclusive exhibition, Athens’ Benaki Museum is presenting the work of distinguished British photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson who visited and documented Greece in early 1904. The exhibition opened its …

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A year in 12 clicks

Yiannis Yiasaris, the Greek self-taught photographer formely named Best Black and White Photographer in Australia, moved Down Under 18 years ago after meeting his wife in Greece. In 2018, Yiasaris …

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Fourteen years and counting…

Wearing traditional spectacles with some kind of a polo shirt, and with a bald patch clearly visible on the crown of his head, it wasn’t until my Year 6 Greek …

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My first Christmas in Australia…

Celebrating Christmas for the first Greeks in Australia was memorable for all the wrong reasons. “No home, no family, no food, no Christmas,” says Alexandra Vakitsidis who nearly fifty years …