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Greek Australian couple celebrate 60 years together: Nick and Ellie

Ellie and Nick Frossinakis are not your average married couple. After 60 years of being together, they are the proud parents of three daughters, Stella, Athena and Anna and even …

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A voice of reason for millennials amid the noise of social media

Social media has had a significant impact on the fashion industry, altering who has an influence, as well granting round the clock access to consumers. It is the first thing …

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Acclaimed chef Diane Kochilas: ‘We have a complete failure of vision when it comes to how we export Greek culture and cuisine’

Celebrity chef Diane Kochilas wears many hats. The Greek American is a cooking show host, award-winning author of numerous cookbooks, owns a cooking school in Ikaria – and that’s just …

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How the ‘evil eye’ helps Greek Australians when it comes to health and recovery

When Dr Maria Irini Avgoulas’ father suffered a heart attack and survived she used the trauma as inspiration to conduct ground-breaking research in the understanding of culture and health. Since …

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Memories of my childhood in Nigeria

Nothing is subtle in the tropical landscape of Nigeria. The powerful elements of the vast ocean, the rivers and lagoons, the thick forests of palm trees, the heavy rains lashing …

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This Greek Australian father is trying to combat isolation among autistic adults

Steve Drakoulis’ son George was diagnosed with autism at two-and-a-half. At that stage, the father of two knew next to nothing about autism. “All you know is that it’s supposed …

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Minos Kalokairinos: the man who discovered Knossos

Knossos is the site of the most important and better known palace of Minoan civilisation. It is located in a prominent position on Kefala Hill, 6 km. southeast of Herakleion, …

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Nick Kozakis: the Greek Aussie director behind the clip for record breaking song ‘Dance Monkey’

When Nick Kozakis was approached to create the video clip for Dance Monkey by independent Aussie talent Tones and I, he could never have anticipated the song’s projected popularity. Since …

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Jenny Mikakos has completed a year as Victorian minister for health and 20 years as a politician on the Australian stage

This is a landmark year for Jenny Mikakos, who turned 50 in January. She has the distinction of being the first Greek Australian woman to be elected to a parliament …

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China’s relationships with Greece and Italy are deepening – EU is reaping exactly what it sowed

The eurozone has emerged from its debt crisis of 2010-18 intact, but at a very high cost to the periphery. Greece’s exit from its third bailout in August 2018, the …