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How Tony Rafty risked his life to cover the Cyprus conflict

Listen, if they wake up that you’re Greek we might start another war,” the late Australian journalist James Cunningham told Tony Rafty, as they attempted to cross into the Turkish …

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Nick Giannopoulos: ‘I’ll tell you what wog face is’

“I will tell you what wog face is,” Nick Giannopoulos says in response to accusations that the characters he has been playing on stage, television and film are akin to …

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‘Hi, I’m George and I build robots’

Imagine a robot traversing a field of crops detecting how healthy a plant is, how much water it needs, what disease it’s carrying, as well as pinpointing and destroying dangerous …

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Steve Tsoukalas, guardian of the Sydney Opera House

Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas is a man of the arts. Not in the conventional denotation of the term, but that doesn’t really change anything; Steve is an artist, still. From 1968 …

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Wandering the Mediterranean

While major life events are often credited for instigating radical change, there are times when all it takes is a lightbulb moment for someone to reassess their priorities. This is …

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Katerina Grant on performing on life’s big stage

Walking into the offices of Kat & Co’s in Sydney, it’s hard not to notice a large lifelike blue and purple gorilla standing in the middle of Katerina Grant’s (nee …

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Angelo Frangopoulos AM: From cub reporter to managing editor of Sky News

Walking through the Sydney headquarters of Sky News on a weekday afternoon it’s not surprising that the offices of the 24-hour news channel are buzzing with activity. To get to …

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The magic of pillows

The illustration accompanying this article has been supplied by my five-year-old daughter, drawn two days after she attended the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria (GOCMV) Creative Drama and …

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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 …