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Check in, listen to help the vulnerable is RUOK Day message

This year RUOK Day (10 September) assumes an even greater significance in the face of the isolation that the COVID-19 pandemic has enforced on us all. The strains of lockdown …

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Greek strong man was a real legend of the Australian showground circuit

I wrote the 2015 article which concluded with the above words. Leonithas Postoglithis changed his name to Leon Samson once he settled in Australia and adopted the life of the …

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5pm Cookalong, a new venture by chef George Calombaris

Former chef George Calombaris is back with a new cooking venture known as 5pm Cookalong. A billboard in Brighton is advertising his new COVID-19 venture which began in March when …

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Netherlands joins UK in issuing travel restrictions to Greek islands because of rise in COVID cases

The government of the Netherlands has placed Greece’s islands on its orange list for destinations approved for essential travel alone. The decision comes a day after the United Kingdom placed …

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Kayla Itsines’ Adelaide home draws attention as it goes up for sale weeks after her split

Fitness queen Kayla Itsines put her stunning Adelaide home on the market just weeks after announcing her split from fiance Tobi Pearce two weeks ago. The two were business partners …

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Hydra’s Nautical Academy: The oldest in the world

For millennia, Aegean islanders have plied the seas seeking fortune on the water sometimes denied to them on land. At no time was this truer than during the era when …

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Celebrating the Greek Revolution – 1821 and the Architectural re-birth of Athens

Next year we celebrate the 1821-31 Greek war for independence and the emergence of modern Greece. Central to the celebrations will be the war itself and Greece’s modern achievements. One …

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Film entries now open for International Pontian Film Festival

The Federation of Pontian Associations of Australia announced last week (2 September) that it was now accepting entries for the International Pontian Film Festival (IPFF). The federation president, Peter Stefanidis, …

Greek Australian woman made out with her own father for $1000 on camera

A Greek Australian father and daughter were so determined to win the cash prize on ‘Boyfriend or Daddy’ Melbourne radio show, they didn’t stop even at a making-out challenge. Radio …

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Vassy’s David Guetta & Showtek collab hits 1bn streams milestone

VASSY, who was raised in in Darwin but is based in Los Angeles, has joined The APRA AMCOS’ The 1,000,000,000 List for her collaboration with David Guetta and Dutch duo …