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A home for everyone: The story of Asimina Pitsikas-Koloadin

It was late March of 1922 in Darwin when Asimina Pitsikas, daughter of Kyriaki Harmanis and Diamantis Pitsikas was born into this world. Her last name was a precious heirloom …

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Have we seen the best of Andrea Demetriades?

You may know Andrea Demetriades from the feature film ‘Alex & Eve’ where she played a Lebanese Muslim lawyer. Perhaps you have seen her in award winning ABC TV show …

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In the wake of Agamemnon’s Army

There are many aspects of the Hellenic link to the Gallipoli campaign. And one of the least known is that of the Hellenic volunteers from Asia Minor who served with …

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Tales of a once peaceful Cyprus

We all lived together in harmony. Muslims and Christians together like brothers and sisters. Yes we were poor, but we had the love and support of our family and friends. …

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Returning to Greece 33 years after migrating to Australia

Giannis Giorgatzis was only 18 years old when he left his beloved island of Rhodes with his parents and brother to migrate to Australia. “My sister had already moved Down …

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Paul Capsis on how he overcame racism and homophobia

In 2015, Paul Capsis was invited to be a panellist on popular ABC television show Q&A to discuss attitudes to sexuality and gender before and after the release of Priscilla, …

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Chantal Contouri: The first Greek migrant actress in Australia

Born in Greece on 8 April, 1950 in the little village of Agios Georgios in Vion, Lakonia, Adelaide-based actress Chantal Contouri is the first Greek migrant to have ever pursued …

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Seven years after … seven years older

‘Grandmother’s house. Sometimes, I went back in my sleep. Besides the times in my dreams, I pushed aside the idea of returning. It was a new language to learn. New …

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George Papadopoulos, the son of Greek migrants who conquered Australian media

In 1954 when 19-year-old Dimitris Papadopoulos left his small village in Katerini together with his heavily pregnant wife Sophia, with just a suitcase in hand and speaking not one word …

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The Greek Australian CEO changing the world one idea at a time

Sometimes people get overwhelmed with all the problems of the world,” Bindi Lea says. “But when I begin to get overwhelmed myself, I think of the story about a little …