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Tackling the taboo of gambling

Australians spend more per person on gambling than any other country in the world, and more on gambling – $21 billion – compared to any other dangerous activity, including alcohol, …

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Voting rights for Greeks abroad take centrestage on political debate

One of the longest-standing unresolved political issues, the right of Greeks abroad to participate in elections, has gained new relevance recently, during a parliamentary debate in Greece, regarding legislation to …

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Sexual consent: Is it really a matter of Yes or No?

Last Friday, the New South Wales Government released its first sexual assault strategy, in a bid to improve prevention, provide greater support to victims and better ensure that perpetrators are …

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VMC: ‘When migrants do not take English lessons, it is because of other urgent needs’

On Saturday 30 June, Neos Kosmos published an article by the Hon Alan Tudge MP, in which the federal Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs argued on the contribution of the …

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Pokies play you, not the other way around says Cr Kris Pavlidis

In the lead-up to the state government election, City of Whittlesea mayor and director of Pronia, Kris Pavlidis is continuing her fight against gambling, and in particular pokie machines. On …

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Greece to expel Russian diplomats over suspected attempt to undermine Greece-FYROM deal

Greece is moving towards expelling two Russian diplomats, and blocking two others from entering the country, who are suspected of having been involved in an attempt to undermine the deal …

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Cypriot Community of Australia commemorates 44 years since the Turkish invasion

It is now 44 years since the Turkish army invaded Cyprus, and during all this time, Cypriots all over the world have never lost their spirit and faith that the …

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Tsipras promises tax cuts and pension protection, while European patience runs thin

The leftist-rightist coalition government in Greece is promising to implement tax relief from the start of the new year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said. In his speech at the assembly of the northern …

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Over $470,000 recovered in underpayments by ‘cheap eat’ spots

The Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (FECCA) has thanked the Fair Work Ombudsman for recovering $472,000 as a result of a series of audits carried out at several …

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Greece expected to ratify FYROM name agreement in mid-January

After weeks of speculation, a time frame has emerged regarding the Greek Parliamentary vote on the agreement between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). According to reports, …