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Migrants banned from Australia’s major cities

The Federal Government is moving closer to imposing new restrictions on migrants planning to move to Australia, in an attempt to tackle an overpopulation issue in the nation’s biggest cities: …

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Theo Zographos enters preselection battle for the seat of Chisholm

City of Monash Councillor Theo Zographos is one of the contenders for the seat of Chisholm, vacated by Julia Banks MP. Cr Zographos’ work for the City of Monash includes …

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Opera House advertising pains former custodian of the sails

The bold, brash, promotional push by Racing NSW to win the hearts and minds of race fans and punters by using the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House to …

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Greek Australian academic at the forefront of addressing domestic violence

Just last week in Australia six women were killed in a matter of seven days. So it’s fair to say that the appointment of the Respect Victoria board, an independent …

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Greek Australian boy battling rare type of cancer

Adelaide four-year-old Jaxon Kaplatzis is believed to be the only person in Australia ever diagnosed with a rare type of leukaemia and despite his young age, he is battling his …

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Barrister and actor Constantinos Kilias named a new magistrate

Barrister Constantinos Kilias was appointed a magistrate in Victoria on Wednesday. While he has been working in the legal profession for three decades now, with a focus on criminal cases, …

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Stormy debate over review endorsing religious schools’ right to discriminate against gay students

Faith-based schools across the country will see their ability to discriminate against students on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation guaranteed, if the Federal government puts into effect …

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Traveller arrested for trying to smuggle $3.5 m worth of ice into Australia

A 47-year-old man from Cyprus was arrested on Sunday at Sydney International Airport, after the Australian Border Force (ABF) allegedly found four kilograms of ice hidden in the lining of …

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SA Tourism board member resigns after liking racist ‘Greek Crooks’ tweet

SA Tourism Commission board member Andrew Killey has resigned from his position, effective immediately, following the uproar caused by him ‘liking’ a racially offensive social media post, which claimed the …

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Labor promises kinder for every 3-year-old in 2020

In an Australian first, under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government every Victorian child born will start kindergarten a year earlier, giving them the skills and experiences they need to be …