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“Fish from Greece”, Greece’s dynamic and flavoursome fishing sector

Greece is known for its clear and blue waters, but it is also a country with an important aquaculture production including fish farming in marine and fresh water, shellfish etc. …

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An interview with Cyril Roussos, very much his legendary father’s son

Celebrated internationally and praised in Greece, Demis Roussos died at Ygeia hospital in Athens on 25 January 2015. Greeks at the time were glued to their TV sets as the …

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Heard about the Hydriot who was a War of Independence Hero – for Argentina?

Quite close to the Hydra Museum and its Merchant Marine Academy, the oldest such academy in the world, there are a series of commemorative plaques and statues. Far too many …

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Letters of Lambros Indares: How the grandson of a commanding officer of the 1821 Revolution shed light on the ‘Cretan problem’

On 31 October,1864 the SS Egmont entered Port Phillip Bay. Amongst the passengers who disembarked at Melbourne, according to the official incoming passenger list, was Lambros P. Indares, noted on …

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Australia’s Ambassador to Greece Arthur Spyrou: Strengthening the bonds between the two countries

The Australian Ambassador to Greece, His Excellency, Arthur Spyrou, is a senior career officer with Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and has been serving as Australia’s Ambassador to …

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Greek Australian politicians point to rampant sexism in Parliament

Australia’s Parliament is experiencing its #metoo moment with rape allegations, however “revelations” of a toxic culture are not exactly new. Sophie Cotsis MP, NSW Shadow Minister, told Neos Kosmos that …

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Pascoe and Shukuroglou show how connection to country is a choice and privilege, open to all

With overseas plans out of the picture for most part – if not all – of 2021, you might be like most of us, a reportedly growing majority channeling our …

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University Greek clubs adapting for preservation

For years young Greek-Australians have sought ways to engage in their culture and learn about the origins of their ancestors. Last year’s lockdowns brought many Greek youth groups to a standstill, …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and the ancient olive trees of Crete

Arnold Schwarzenegger, a celebrity chef, and several German actors are sponsoring ancient olive trees on the island of Crete in Greece. Their donations and the resulting publicity help preserve these …

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Century-old mystery unravelled: Looking beneath the defaced foundation stone of the Holy Church of Evangelismos of Melbourne

For many Greek Australians the Greek Orthodox church of The Holy Annunciation of Our Lady – commonly known as “Evangelismos” is an iconic symbol of our Greek community in Melbourne. …

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