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GCM Annual General Meeting to reveal promising plans for 2019

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) will conduct its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday 16 December. This year’s AGM, one of the most interesting so far, will be held …

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How the tragic loss of a child inspired a family to help other grieving parents

There’s nothing that can prepare you for the tragic loss of a child, and the enduring grief that follows. Maria Mihos and her husband George know this first-hand. Tuesday 11 …

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Hellenic Doctors end year on trivia night high

The Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) recently celebrated the end of another successful year over dinner and a trivia night. HMSA has focussed on community activities involving strengthening ties …

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Greek language losing ground in Australia

Even though Australia is becoming more linguistically diverse, the number of third and second generation Australians who speak more languages than English at home decreases. The most recent census data …

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Nick Philippoussis’ child rape charges dropped following stroke

The charges against Nick Philippoussis, the father of Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis, who had been accused for child rape have been dropped, a California judge ruled. The Australian tennis coach …

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Greece ditches unpopular consumer tax on wine

The Hellenic Parliament was presented with a draft amendment this week that sees to abolition of an excise duty on wine production. The unpopular consumer tax was among the wide …

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Board of Appeals says ‘no’ to Savvas Ksiros plea to be released from prison

After a request for release from prison was denied by the Board of Appeals of Piraeus, Savvas Ksiros will remain in jail. The Board found that his case was in …

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Alleged murderer of young woman in Rhodes assaulted in prison

One of the two people charged with the murder of the young college student in Rhodes suffered a brutal assault at the Avlona prison, where he is detained, waiting for …

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Athens condemns Albanian’s confiscation of property belonging to ethnic Greek families

Greece has condemned Albanian authorities for their decision to confiscate property in the south of Albania belonging to ethnic Greek families. Approved by Prime Minister Edi Rama, properties in the …

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Greece a safe destination for investors, Tsipras says

As political dangers in the wider Eastern Mediterranean and Europe increase, the dynamic of the global economic circle weakens, a reality that once again became apparent during the second annual Capital …