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Greek community in shock over Maria Barbayannis’ death following tragic accident

Melbourne’s Greek community is in mourning following the shocking news of well-known lawyer, Maria Babaryannis’ death. Ms Barbayannis was a highly successful lawyer who was held in high esteem by …

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British lover died in Greek hotel room hours after husband attacked him

New information has come to light following the death of a British tourist, aged 40, who had allegedly been beaten to death by the jealous husband of the woman he …

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AGM reveals PRONIA’s profound impact on the community

PRONIA hosted its 47th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, where the organisation’s annual report for 2018-19 was presented. It was revealed that the community service provider has significantly progressed …

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Smoking ban finally implemented in Greece; hotline inundated and video goes viral

The Greek Health Ministry telephone hotline set up for citizens to report smoking violations was inundated with calls on its first day of operation. There were 235 telephone calls received …

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Explainer: Understanding the schism that lead to the Autocephalous churches of Australia

The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia Inc (GOCSA) is not recognised by any mainstream Orthodox Church. The group is at present affiliated with the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of …

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Fronditha Care’s new CEO Michael Malakonas, new blood at Greek Australian aged care provider

It was apt that Mr Michael Malakonas, Fronditha Care’s new CEO, chose the organisation’s new facilities at Mulgrave to meet with community members. Amid the faint smell of fresh paint, …

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Greek parliament votes on draft bill to allow Greeks abroad to vote from place of residence; provided they meet the provisions

After decades of lingering, the draft bill aimed at granting voting rights to Greeks from their place of residence edged a little closer as changes to the electoral system were …

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NASA mission explores Santorini’s submerged volcano with Greek and Australian participation

A NASA-funded oceanographic seabed survey of the submerged Columbus volcano of Santorini was launched on Wednesday night at the port of Lavrion. The international mission has the participation of 30 …

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Greek WWII hero Manolis Glezos, 97, in intensive care

Veteran left-wing politician Manolis Glezos, 97, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the 417 Army Equity Fund Hospital (NIMITS) three days ago. He has hospitalised for acute respiratory …

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Greece is back in the game: positive economic growth ahead

This week was a big week for the Greek economy as autumn economic reports released independently of each other by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the independent …