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Immigration findings revealed at Parliament

Federal Member for Calwell Maria Vamvakinou MP joined her Parliamentary Friends of Multiculturalism co-chairs Russel Broadbent MP, Federal Member for McMillan, and Senator Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Greens, …

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Dr George Dimitroulis on giving patients a second chance in life

Last week saw cancer survivor Anelia Myburgh, 31, who had lost most over her upper jaw and teeth to cancer offered a second chance in life thanks to maxillofacial surgeon …

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Mandarin most common language in Melbourne after English, followed by Greek

A new anthology has shed light on the state of multilingualism in Australia with a focus on Sydney, revealing a shift away from European languages. Multilingual Sydney co-edited by Macquarie …

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Australians rally behind Greek Australian presenter who was frogmarched out of Question Time for showing ‘too much skin’

“Ridiculous” and “scandalous” are among the most common adjectives being used to describe the incident that saw Australia’s reputation for conservatism, despite being such a young nation, reach new heights. …

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Calling for a fair-go for migrants

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has called on politicians to reject a bill, which would see waiting periods extended for newly arrived migrants accessing social welfare …

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The Royal Commission should look into all paid police informers, criminal law expert says

Accredited criminal law specialist and lawyer, George Defteros has welcomed the news that a royal commission will be established in Victoria to look at the recruitment of police informants, following …

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Greek Australian doctor helps restore cancer patient’s jaw using 3D printed mandible

Anelia Myburgh, a 31-year-old woman from Melbourne who lost most over her upper jaw and teeth to cancer has been offered a second chance in life thanks to Maxillofacial Surgeon George Dimitroulis, …

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How Julia Banks became Scott Morrison’s worst nightmare

Still reeling from the devastating results of last week’s Victorian election, the Liberal party suffered a second blow this week, this time by one of its own federal MPs, as …

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Greek Australian teenager ‘takes over’ the Australian Federal Parliament

Australia’s youngest CEO and social media entrepreneur, Ali Kitinas, was one of the young women that ‘took over’ the office of Federal Parliament last Wednesday to discuss with Ministers and …

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Gaining professional experience in Australia

Despina Arvanitaki spent her first month in Australia crying. “I had just realised what I had done; I had come to a country where I was alone, I couldn’t find …