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Family of Bourke Street rampage victims slam police reactions

The widow and father of one of the six people killed in James Gargasoulas’ infamous driving rampage in the Melbourne CBD in 2017 have been scathing of some of the …

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Donation box and religious icon stolen in break and enter at Greek Orthodox Church in Red Hill

The Holy Monastery of Panagia Kamariani in Red Hill, Victoria, has been burgled for the third time, the perpetrators taking a donation box and precious icon. CCTV footage from the …

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Vale Kostas Voutsas, a legendary man of Greek comedy passes away

Great Greek actor Kostas Voutsas, one of the last greats from the Golden Age of cinema, passed away, aged 88, on 26 February. The popular actor was rushed to Attikon …

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Local traditions flavour Apokries celebrations around Greece

1 PATRAS The Patras Carnival is the biggest in Greece and one of the best in Europe. The town crier announces the start of the carnival in mid January to …

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Sex offender Milton Orkopoulos loses bid for parole, and is back in prison

Disgraced former NSW Labor MP Milton Orkopoulos is back in prison after authorities turned down his bid for parole. The State Parole Authority found that the convicted sex offender had …

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Not-for-profit disability service provider wins business awards

Not-for-profit service provider AGAPI Care has received two awards for its individualised services to people with disabilities APAC Insider recognised AGAPI Care as “The Best Disability Support Service Provider in …

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Latest updates on the coronavirus from Greece: Italy sparks fears

Greece is on high alert following the outbreak of COVID-19 in nearby Italy where authorities are scrambling to contain the virus. Eleven people were confirmed dead in Italy due to …

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Locals clash with riot police in Lesbos and Chios over construction of new migrant detention camps

Greek riot police clashed with residents of the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios on Tuesday, according to news reports. Protestors clashed with authorities to prevent excavating machines from building …

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Greek Australian Malamo Carras, who stood in as Aliki Vougiouklaki’s body double, celebrates 80th birthday

Malamo (Mitsi) Carras celebrated a milestone birthday in Brisbane last week with her husband, Neos Kosmos correspondent John Karra. Aside from her connection to the newspaper, her 80th birthday has …

A world less than perfect unravels in tale of Aussie authors’ Hydra idyll

It is worth bearing in mind that a classic of the post-war Australian novel, My Brother Jack, owes its existence to the incredible patience and generosity of a grocery store/kafenion owner …