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NAPLAN Review: Teachers don’t need it, so who is the test really benefiting?

After facing a barrage of criticism, NAPLAN is set to be reviewed by a panel of education experts, looking into whether the literacy and numeracy test meets the needs of …

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Megalogenis’ ‘The Football Solution’ shortlisted for Victorian Community History Awards

Journalist George Megalogenis’ book The Football Solution: How Richmond’s Premiership Can Save Australia has been shortlisted for the Victorian Community History Awards. The Greek Australian’s work is among 42 community …

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Photos of the week: Sunny atmosphere by Lithaios River at Trikala

A nice riverside atmosphere was created in Trikala, northwestern Thessaly, this week. Thanasis Mihalakis from the Municipality of Trikala sent us our photos  from the banks of the Lithaios River. …

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Former Greek royals Marie Chantal and Odysseus celebrate their birthdays

Marie Chantal, from the former royal family of Greece, and her son, Odysseus, both marked their shared birthday with an intimate afternoon dinner. The 51-year-old ‘Princess’ and her 15-year-old son …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 19 September onward

NATIONAL DELPHI BANK 26TH GREEK FILM FESTIVAL The Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival (GFF) is back next month for the 26th year with an exciting program, featuring 15 features, three …

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Documentary ‘Storm in a Teacup’ sheds light on experience of dementia

Imagine witnessing the love of your life succumbing to the effects of Alzheimer’s. That has been a reality for renowned artist Leon Pericles, and his life’s greatest challenge thus far. …

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Bruce Springsteen, an Aristotle for our times

In the recently released film ‘Blinded by the Light’, Pakistani teenager Javed discovers commitment and courage through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 1980s memoir, the …

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Greek Australian artists and art dealers joined the action at Art Athina 2019

Art Athina, Greece’s largest annual, international contemporary art fair, this year in its 24th edition, was inaugurated by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday the 13th at its new venue …

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WATCH: Nick Giannopoulos ‘slams’ co-star Zeta Makripoulia in video interview

Actor, screenwriter, producer and director Nick Giannopoulos has been a frequent visitor of Mykonos since 1992. But it wasn’t until the success of his film Wog Boy 2: Kings of …

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10 (+1) Places to visit in Athens if you like design and architecture

1 STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION CULTURAL CENTRE The Stavro Niarchos Foundation first announced the creation of this gift to the Greek people in 2006, before construction started in 2012. The $596-million …