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Mandatory vaccinations for all citizens over 60 – fines for those that do not comply

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccination becomes mandatory for all citizens aged over 60 years old. This new measure was in fact the opening statement at …

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‘We’ve got your back’: Wave of support for Greek Australian cafe owner after death threat, vandalism

It’s been a sleepless couple of days for Simon Kandias, after vandals targeted his cafe in Melbourne’s inner-north on Sunday night. But there’s one ‘side-effect’ of the ‘anti-Dan Andrews’ themed …

PRONIA leads 16-day campaign against gender-based violence

PRONIA launched its 16 Days of Activism in support of the annual international campaign “Orange to the World” to End Violence against Women which began on 25 November – the …

Australia Post issues commemorative stamp series of Church’s 1821 heroes

Australia Post has issued a series of stamps which commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of he Greek War of Independence of 1821. The four-stamp series of personalised stamps which was completed …

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THI Australia calls for your support to help Greece’s needy this winter

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia has called on the Greek community of Australia to give their support to vulnerable communities in Greece this winter. THI said that the donations of …

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“We were always in compliance”: Why Darwin’s Greek church suspended a Sunday service

Darwin’s St Nicholas parishioners are able to attend church again following a suspension of services that was decided in order “to avoid any further animosity”. “It was the priest’s decision, …

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Compulsory acquisition of the Greek community’s Bulleen property results in $11,480,000 settlement

The Greek Community of Melbourne’s (GCM) long campaign to realise its preferred community centre proposal at its Greenaway Street Bulleen property has been realised. The land compulsorily acquired as part …

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Australian government passes first-ever motion to recognise the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek genocides

Six speakers unanimously debated in favour of Australia’s first-ever motion  calling for the Australian Government to recognise the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocides. The motion outright calls on the Federal …

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Racism is still a problem in Australia, says FECCA

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA), the country’s peak multicultural organisation representing and advocating on behalf of Australia’s multicultural communities, welcomes The Scanlon Foundation’s 2021 Mapping Social …

St John’s College turns to community to support upgrades at the school

St John’s Greek Orthodox College which has undergone major upgrades over the last 19 months, is looking to raise $300,000 for upgrades that will provide “outstanding contemporary learning spaces” for …

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