Health & Wellbeing

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Preventing smoking in schools high on Greek Education Ministry’s agenda

Students smoking in schools has been an ongoing concern in Greece. To help tackle the issue head on, Education Minister Niki Kerameos met with pulmonologists Panagiotis Behrakis, Chair of the Health …

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Greek Australians honoured for promoting Greece’s health tourism sector

Aside from its reputation for being an idyllic summer destination, Greece is starting to make a real name for itself for a rather different ‘getaway’: health tourism. This is thanks …

Life

Hospitality industry genius returns to nature

In a farm just a few minutes outside Geelong, Diamond Rozakeas and her Mulberry Group partners Nathan Toleman and Ben Clark are setting the foundation for Melbourne’s new favourite wellness …

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Greece’s oldest woman turns 114 years old

The oldest known woman living in Greece, Katerina Karnarou had the joy of celebrating yet another birthday surrounded by generations of her family. Just a few days ago, Ms Karnarou …

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Newly-elected Greek PM commits to implement smoking ban in enclosed public places

Greece’s newly-elected government has committed to implement a law, banning smoking in enclosed public places. This law is of course not new; it has existed since 2008 but in over …

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Fronditha Care’s High Tea raises money for ‘virtual forest’ for Dementia residents

Handmade spanakopites, meatballs, Cypriot koupes, quiches, semolina cakes and cupcakes were piled high for guests at Fronditha Care’s Templestowe Fundraising Auxiliary Group High Tea. These homemade Greek delicacies were created …

Features

George Tambassis: The smooth yet powerful operator

George Tambassis is not one of those who feels comfortable talking about himself and his achievements. While it was pretty clear from the start that this interview was all about …

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Greek Orthodox church seeks community assistance to keep homeless warm this winter

It has been a particularly cold winter in Melbourne. In fact winter records have been broken, and there is still a way to go. While many of us wake up …

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Surgeon who treated fire victims in Greece, develops revolutionary lifesaving skin transplant technique

Dr Greenwood, the surgeon who visited Greece last year to treat the Mati fire victims, has managed to save a 33-year-old man using a world-first skin transplant technique that he …

Life

Sabo Skirt designer Thessy Kouzoukas shares her post-baby body journey

The famous Greek-Aussie co-founder of  Sabo Skirt, Thessy Kouzoukas, 29, shared a photo on Instagram only a few women would dare to make public. Following her pregnancy and giving birth …