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One of Australia’s main city squares turned GREEK for a weekend!

Adelaide’s main square turned Greek last weekend hosting the largest Greek Festival in South Australia, known as Glendi, attracting close to 40,000 people in Victoria Square in the heart of …

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Victorian government invests in life-saving DNA tests for medical treatment of children

Victoria is leading the way in scientific research, investing $33.3 million in genomic sequencing, a cutting-edge process allowing for quick diagnosis of rare genetic conditions. “These tests help our sickest …

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Greek-Australian petition for Macedonia goes online

A petition started by a group of Greek-Australians, calling for Australia to maintain the use of the term Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, goes online. The campaign began with the …

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Have your say on the government’s plan to change citizenship laws

If a costly postal vote on marriage equality was not irregular enough of a move from the part of the legislative body to ask public approval for a piece of …

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George Paxinos launches new book: The Brain Atlas

Scientia Professor George Paxinos FAA FASSA AO launched his new book The Brain Atlas at Parliament House on Tuesday while in Canberra to take part in Brains on the Hill – a three-day event …

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Canberra’s newest judge: Justice Chrissa Loukas-Karlsson

Canberra has welcomed a new judge on board, swearing in Chrissa Loukas-Karlsson on Monday at a ceremonial sitting in the ACT Supreme Court. Addressing those gathered, the Greek Australian acknowledged …

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Qantas completes first direct flight from Australia to Europe

The first non-stop commercial flight between Australia and the UK has touched down in London. QF9 arrived at 5.02am local time on Sunday morning after a 17-hour long-haul from Perth. …

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Australians will need ETIAS visas for Europe in 2020

In its efforts to control illegal immigration to Europe and increase security measures against terrorism the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is adding another layer of approvals to …

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By far the most impressive celebration of Greek Independence Day in Melbourne

Melbourne turned into a sea of blue and white flags on Sunday celebrating Greek National Day. This year the annual event at the Shrine of Remembrance exceeded attendance expectations as …

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Evzones in Melbourne for Greece’s National Day

Greeks in Melbourne are getting ready for the annual celebration of the Revolution of Independence, which is to take place at the Shrine of Rememberence on Sunday 25 March. This …