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Mark Bouris honoured by Melbourne Greek community

In front of a sold-out audience of 120, the Greek Community of Melbourne presented its second instalment of Hellenic discourse with Mark Bouris as the main speaker. Following an introduction …

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Cartoonist Michael Leunig joins chronic pain fundraiser championed by advocate Soula Mantalvanos

Throughout her 13 years of lived experience with chronic pain, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop (QG&W) Director Soula Mantalvanos has played a key role in advocating for the cause. Four years …

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Police failings outlined in inquest into Gargasoulas’ Bourke St rampage

The inquest into the police handling of the Bourke Street massacre continued on Wednesday with a stinging criticism made by one of Victoria’s most senior policemen. Assistant Police Commissioner Stephen …

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Victoria’s Health Minister and other MPs defend their right to Greek dance while on holiday in Zorbagate

Greek Australian politicians filmed enjoying themselves at a Bali nightclub have defended their rights to a good time following criticism of footage, released by the Herald Sun, showing them dancing …

Features

Readers respond well to call for stories of old Yarraville

The response from Neos Kosmos readers to provide information about the Greek community of Yarraville has been very encouraging for Olympia Koziaris who is compiling a history of the Melbourne …

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Dr Steve Petratos is one step closer to MS breakthrough treatment

A team of researchers at Monash University led by Dr Steve Petratos, is one step closer to developing an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), with the potential to reverse …

Life

Twisted mast on second-last day of racing costs Cyprus sailing hero dear

Last Saturday will not be a day that Cypriot Olympian sailor Pavlos Kontides will remember with much fondness; it was the day when problems with his Laser sailing boat led …

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Manningham looks to becoming a Smart City

Manningham in northeastern Melbourne is spearheading change which is lead by Greeks in the region. Architect Christine Gouramanis has lived in Manningham for more than 30 years, and has hopped …

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‘Underpayment is really common’, some paid $12 an hour, reveals Greek hospitality worker

Since Angelos Atimos moved to Australia from Greece seven years ago, he has been working in the hospitality industry. For the first two years he was being paid under the …

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Pensioners’ coalition calls for a better deal in federal and state budgets

The Fair Go For Pensioners (FGFP) Coalition, Victoria Incorporated, is calling on federal and state governments make better provisions in their 2020-21 budgets for pensioners and other recipients of social …