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Greek councillors welcome younger veterans push for RSL reforms to pokies

Councillors Lambros Tapinos (City of Moreland), Mary Lalios (Whittlesea) and Virginia Tachos (Brimbank), yesterday welcomed the campaign by a group of younger veterans for full pokies divestment by the Victorian …

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War veterans: Luke Haitas, a proud Greek who served in Afghanistan

The Taliban had long been entrenched in many areas of the Zabul Province in Afghanistan in 2010. By this stage, the deterioration of security had seen an 82 per cent …

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GCM honours Greek Australian councillors and mayors for their outstanding contribution

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM), in conjunction with the Consulate General in Melbourne, organised an event at the Greek Centre to welcome the vice president of the European Network …

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ISIS member plotted to attack Anzac commemoration at Gallipoli

Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member that they believed plotted to attack an Anzac commemoration at Gallipoli, where hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders gather each year …

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They are here! Our Evzones have arrived in Australia!

Standing tall and proud, the twelve soldiers of the Hellenic Presidential Guard, and their Lieutenant General, Head of the Military Office of the President of the Hellenic Republic, were welcomed …

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Police manhunt to locate James Dalamangas; $200,000 reward offered

James Dalamangas, 48, is wanted in relation to the stabbing murder of 32-year-old Sydney man George Giannopoulos. The warrant for his arrest was issued on 26 April 1999 following the …

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Tony Tsakis, 76, remembered as a ‘kind and sensitive person’

The family of 76-year-old Tony Tsakis is in unspeakable grief, following the unexpected death of the much-loved husband, father and grandfather, who was found dead on 11 April in an …

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Labor pledges $165,000 for Pronia

Pronia is set to receive $165,000 under a Shorten Labor Government. The funding, which will occur over the next four years, is to help with emergency relief for newly-arrived Greeks …

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Labor’s parents visa plan allows for uncapped stays but risks migrant overflow

Labor has revealed a proposed three- and five-year sponsored parents’ visa that would cost $1,250 and $2,500 per entrant. The plan for an uncapped long-stay parents’ visa would be a …

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Turkish Cypriot candidate in European elections raises reunification hopes

Niyazi Kizilyurek is set to become the first Turkish-Cypriot candidate to win a seat in European parliament should he be successful in next month’s European elections. A prominent academic fielded …