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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 …

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Mikakos promoted to health minister in a 50 per cent female cabinet

A newly re-elected Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a cabinet which consists of an equal number of men and women. In a historic move, half of ministry positions are going …

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Australians are investing more in Greece

Australia’s Ambassador to Greece Kate Logan had a meeting last week with Greece’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Yiannis Dragasakis to discuss trade relations between the two countries. Mr …

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Dalidakis no longer minister

Victoria’s re-elected Premier Daniel Andrews announced his new cabinet, which will feature 50 per cent women. One name is missing from the ministry, though; that of Philip Dalidakis. The Greek MP …

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Julia Banks quits the Liberal party

The Liberal party suffered a second blow this week, this time by one of its federal MPs, as Julia Banks, the federal Member for Chisholm announced her decision to quit …

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Kat Theophanous wins Northcote seat

One of the most significant victories for the Labor party in the Victorian state elections was secured by Kat Theophanous in reclaiming Northcote from the Greens. By Sunday night, the …

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Greek candidates win big

The Victorian Parliament will continue featuring a strong Greek presence, as all of the Labor MPs of Greek background managed to get re-elected, and are even augmented by a new …

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Daniel Andrews, the caretaker Premier of Victoria looking for a second term

The mood around his election campaign headquarters is somewhat electric. Staffers are running up and down like headless chooks counting down the days. The hustle and bustle appropriate and fitting …