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Victorian premier Jacinta Allan visits C31 to discuss role and challenges of the community broadcaster

Premier Jacinta Allan recently visited Channel 31 accompanied by MP Nina Taylor. The visit included discussions with Mike Zafiropoulos, the president of the channel, and Shane Dunlop, the station’s director, …

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Grocery giant introduces egg limits over flu outbreak

Coles has introduced national limits on egg purchases due to a growing bird flu outbreak in Victoria. The highly pathogenic H7N3 strain of bird flu has been detected on five …

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At least six Greek Australians receive King’s Birthday Honours

The Governor-General has announced Honours and Awards for 737 Australians, including awards in the Order of Australia (General and Military Divisions), meritorious awards and recognition for conspicuous service. Of the …

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Maria Vamvakinou MP announces retirement from politics

The first Greek Australian woman to be elected to Federal Parliament will be taking a permanent break from politics come the next elections. Maria Vamvakinou, representing the Melbourne seat of …

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Jobs market put to test in sluggish economy

Appetite among businesses for hiring in a barely growing economy will be on show as official labour market data is rolled out for the month of May. Thursday’s labour force …

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Wiggles spark joy in new Greek language program for kids

A watershed collaboration set to transform language education. The Wiggles, Australia’s global children’s entertainment icons are joining forces with the Hellenic Studies Foundation to promote Greek language learning among preschool …

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Australia refutes report of UNESCO abstention vote on Parthenon Sculptures

On Saturday, Neos Kosmos reported comments purportedly made by the Director General of the Acropolis Museum, Nikolaos Stambolidis, to Greek masthead Proto Thema, accusing Australia of abstaining on a vote …

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Flood risk remains as NSW residents return

Flood-affected NSW communities returning to their homes have been urged to take care as they survey the damage and begin to clean up. Residents in parts of Camden and Ellis …

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Number of elderly waiting months for home help doubles

Elderly Australians in need of home care support face wait times up to nine months with the number of those in need doubling to 70,000 in just one year. The …

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Turkey backs Greece in Parthenon Sculptures dispute and confusion over Australia’s position at UNESCO meeting

Turkish authorities have thrown their support behind the return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece. The director of the Acropolis Museum revealed that the Greeks proved that the Turkish firman, or …

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