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Martha Tsamis slams police brutality against two victims in her club, wants independent investigation

Victoria Police agreed to a multi-million dollar settlement with two people shot by police officers at a Melbourne nightclub. The Supreme Court heard that Dale Ewins, 37, and Zita Sukys, …

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Greek to stay at Coburg West Primary School! Victory for Greek language – and choice

Parents and students of Coburg West Primary School’s (CWPS) Greek language programme had the rug pulled from under their feet during the mid-semester break when they received an email from …

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Greek-born Glen Innes victim of bushfire: ‘reluctant nudist’, ‘wog’ and ‘genius electrician’

Greek-born George Nole, 85, was killed in NSW’s bushfire crisis. Mr Nole’s body was found in a car at Kangawalla fire ground, near Glen Innes, north of NSW. Former Wytaliba …

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Greek homes to be demolished to make way for works in Preston

Two Greek families are in shock after being informed early this week that their family homes will need to be demolished to allow for the government’s latest level crossing removal …

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Federal government still quiet on regional settlement services review, says Vamvakinou

The federal government is not offering support for regional migrants to find work said the Deputy Chair of the federal Joint Standing Committee on Migration, Maria Vamvakinou in Bendigo on …

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Is pill testing a green light to take drugs? Experts argue no

The debate around pill testing continues in Australia, with a bill set to be introduced into the Victorian Parliament today, co-sponsored by the Victorian Greens and Reason Party. The bill …

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Australia introduces two-tiered system for Year 12 Modern Greek language exams

Victorian students sitting for Modern Greek language exams will be placed in a two-tiered system to enable differentiation between students who have spoken a language as a ‘first language’ or …

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Tambakakis and Awad sentenced to 10 years for cocaine trafficking plans

John Tambakakis, 35, and Danny Awad, 41, have been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years behind bars by the Victorian County Court. Judge Mark Dean said, “You will each …

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Things you can do to help those affected by NSW and Queensland fires

With much of NSW and Queensland bracing itself for catastrophic fire conditions today, many of us are left wondering how we can do our bit to help. Here are four …

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New government grants seek to bring communities together through sport

Almost $20 million is now available to help communities promote social inclusion and improve health outcomes through sport, through the government’s Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity grants …