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NAPLAN Review: Teachers don’t need it, so who is the test really benefiting?

After facing a barrage of criticism, NAPLAN is set to be reviewed by a panel of education experts, looking into whether the literacy and numeracy test meets the needs of …

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Megalogenis’ ‘The Football Solution’ shortlisted for Victorian Community History Awards

Journalist George Megalogenis’ book The Football Solution: How Richmond’s Premiership Can Save Australia has been shortlisted for the Victorian Community History Awards. The Greek Australian’s work is among 42 community …

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Australian Labor uproar and migrant pensioner concern about six-week pension supplement rule

In a policy dispute with the government, the Labor caucus agreed to oppose the bill that would cancel the age pension supplement for the people who spend more than six …

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‘Barbie’ doll Greek scientist accused of making false claims regarding her work at NASA

Eleni Antoniou, 31, the woman who was the inspiration behind Greece’s first Barbie doll has been accused of having falsely claimed that she has won awards for her work at …

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Courtney Herron’s parents watch on as man accused of killing daughter asks for psychiatric probe

Henry Richard Hammond, the man charged with killing Courtney Herron in May, appeared via a video link during a brief committal mention in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday. His lawyer …

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Greek Parliament tables hydrocarbon contracts for Crete and Ionian islands

Greek Parliament tabled contracts for hydrocarbon exploration in four areas off Crete and the Ionian islands on Wednesday. The ratification of the contracts is expected to strengthen the sector’s contribution …

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Property mogul Theo Maras exposes the ‘myth’ behind the Australian dream, fizzling with land tax

Greek Australian property mogul Theo Maras is amongst a number of property developers in South Australia that are currently protesting against the Marshall Government’s proposed changes to the way in …

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Language: the key to resilience and cohesion

Representatives of Victoria’s South Sudanese communities and the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne, Victoria, (GOCMV), met for the third time last night at the Greek Centre, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, to …

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Indian subcontinent connection to Lemnos and Gallipoli on display in Thessaloniki

The recent 84th Thessaloniki International Trade Fair was the location for a special exhibition by the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, recognising the role of troops from the Indian sub-continent …

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More refugees arrive on Greek islands amid overcrowding and water shortages

The hotspots on the Greek islands of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros are struggling to manage an increase in the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Aegean Sea …