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The Hellenic Initiative Australia supports tipping point program in 10 regional schools in Greece

The Hellenic Initiative Australia today announced it will be supporting 10 regional schools across Greece to participate in the innovative Tipping Point education and youth empowerment program. Following a successful …

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Bio-Recycle fined $300k for “deliberate” illegal waste dumping in Queensland

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! When considering that in the context, of Bio-Recycle’s conduct, a Queensland based wastes dumping company, one can’t help but reflect on the work and words …

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Victoria’s new COVID-19 cases plummet to 11 lifting hopes for an end to restrictions

Victoria recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday on the 11th consecutive day of daily infections beneath 50 new cases. The drop has been consistent and today’s number is …

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AGAPI Care and PRONIA urge members of the community to ask for help

Mary Gakopoulos and Tina Douvos-Stathopoulos, CEOs of AGAPI Care and PRONIA respectively, have a joint message for the members of both the Greek and the wider community. “There is no …

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Victoria records 14 new cases, five deaths

While Victoria was giving its daily COVID-19 update, anti-lockdown protesters prepared to launch a surprise protest in Melbourne at around midday today, following a similar protest yesterday. Sixteen people were …

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Victoria records 21 new COVID-19 cases overnight, 7 deaths

Victoria’s new COVID-19 cases dipped to 21 on Saturday. This brings the 14-day case average to beneath 39.3, the first time it has been beneath 40. There needs to be …

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New Australian Citizenship questions: Aussie values or lip service?

Give examples of freedom of speech? Is Aussie government secular? Do men and women have equal rights? Should people in Australia make an effort to learn English? These are some …

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Former gangster Jim Taousanis’ proposed tell-all book bound to ruffle feathers

Accused murderer, former gangster and fitness studio owner Jim Taousanis, a feared gangster in organised crime, made headlines in the 1980s to the early 2000s. He will tell all about …

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Vale Calliope Petropoulou, a great teacher of the Greek language

A great language teacher passed away this week. Calliope Petropoulou, born in Thessaloniki, died aged 94. She will be remembered to generations of Greek Australians of Melbourne for her work …

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Australia’s abandoned visa holders kicked, spat on and feel like ‘garbage’ and ‘dirt’

In early April, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sent a clear message to temporary visa holders that if they were no longer financially solvent to ride out the pandemic, they were …