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Foreign words on shopfront signs could be a thing of the past

In areas with a large migrant population across Australia, it’s not uncommon to see business signage in a language other than English. But Strathfield Council in Sydney is looking at …

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Greek-owned Melbourne cafe accused of underpaying staff

Former staff of Northcote’s Barry cafe have claimed they were underpaid by their employers, brother and sister Steve and Anne Petroulias, by at least five dollars per hour. After attempting …

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Mikakos looks to give young people a voice

Hundreds of young people turned out for the Victorian Youth Summit on Friday, the second event of its kind in just under a month, to have their voices heard. Hosted …

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Nine Evzones just landed in Australia

By popular request and after obtaining special permission from the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos the contingent of the Presidential Guard (Evzones) landed in Adelaide on Tuesday night, …

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Report reveals skilled migrants benefit Australia’s economy

A new report has confirmed that skilled migration to Australia is of benefit to the country’s wealth, calling into question the debate about whether there is a need to cut …

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Anzac trail in Greece gets a boost

This year will see the unveiling of three new exciting additions to Greece’s Anzac commemorative trail – from the northern Aegean island of Lemnos to Pylos and Methone in the …

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Katie Sfetikidis enters the race for the seat of City of Melbourne Lord Mayor

The by-election for Lord Mayor of Melbourne just took an artistic – and Greek – turn. Visual artist and lighting designer Katie Sfetkidis announced her candidacy on Monday, promising to use her campaign …

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Wanted: Have you seen Kypros Kypri?

Kypros Kypri, 53,  failed to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on April 24, 2017 for a series of alleged deceptions. A warrant has now been issued for his arrest. …

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Photographer Polixeni Papapetrou dies aged 57

Greek Australian photographer Polixeni Papapetrou has passed away aged 57. The news was announced on Wednesday by her husband, Monash University professor and visual arts critic, Robert Nelson. “Polixeni left, …

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Natalie Kyriacou makes Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

Natalie Kyriacou, founder of wildlife conservation organisation My Green World, has been named as part of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 Social Entrepreneur list, which she says she didn’t …