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Stabbed grandfather Tony Salaris killed for no apparent reason; family distraught

Victoria Police believe that former boxer Antonio ‘Tony’ Salaris, 73, may have been stabbed to death near his home in Kilsyth, Melbourne’s outer east, as the result of a home …

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Victoria Police fail in suppression order for details leading to arrest of Gargasoulas in Bourke St massacre

Victoria Police lost an application to suppress an operational review undertaken after Bourke Street Mall killer James Gargasoulas rammed his car onto pedestrians, killing six people and injuring dozens of …

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Small business awards showcase multicultural entrepreneurs in Melbourne’s north

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Northern Multicultural Small Business Awards. First held in 2016, the awards showcase the extraordinary contribution of business operators from a migrant, refugee or …

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Former top cop Brett Guerin says ‘racist’ comments were a way of dealing with workplace stress

Former assistant police commissioner Brett Guerin on Thursday told the Supreme Court that racist posts he made under the pseudonym Vernon Demerest was a way of dealing with the stress …

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Vivienne Nguyen takes over from Helen Kapalos as new Victorian Multicultural Commission Chair

Community advocate and experienced business leader Vivienne Nguyen has been appointed as Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Commission to take on the $200,000-plus per year post held until recently by …

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Australia’s Immigration Minister David Coleman looks at funding for issues of importance to the Greek community

Dialogue between the Australian government and the Greek community took place this week in the framework of building ties and finding ways to best serve the needs of Greeks in …

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Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe is being put on the market

Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe, The Niagara is being put on the market, in what will be its second public sale in 100 years. Established in 1902 in Gundagai, southwest …

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Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios at anti-abortion rally in Sydney

Greek Orthodox Archbishop Makarios addressed a 10,000-strong crowd that braved the Sydney winds on Tuesday at the ‘Stand For Life’ protest at Martin Place in opposition to the proposed bill …

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Tighter pension access and plans to decrease pension supplements for Australians travelling overseas for more than six weeks

A government plan that would see pension supplements being reduced after six weeks of temporary absence from Australia is on the table. Should the legislation be passed, it would adversely …

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‘Yiayia Next Door’ gets free tickets to Greece

Nina, aka the sweet Greek grandmother who became an Instagram sensation as @Yiayianextdoor thanks to her neighbour Daniel Mancuso whom she feeds regularly, went viral again. This time the internet …