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George Teazis’ fiance sentenced to 28 years for his murder

The woman convicted of killing George Teazis was sentenced to 28 years by Supreme Court judge Christopher Beal on Thursday. According to a Herald Sun report, the former stripper and …

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Greek restaurant shows true philoxenia to paramedics on Melbourne Cup Day

The Melbourne Cup is a significant event on Victoria’s calendar – albeit a controversial one – with thousands of people flocking to the event dressed to the nines. With so …

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Georgina Papafotiou elected new Mayor of Brimbank

Greek Australian Georgina Papafotiou will be leading the municipality of Brimbank for the next 12 months, after being elected by her fellow Councillors, during a Special Council Meeting on 6 …

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Loved ones still grieve over Gitta’s death caused by Panayides

Michael Panayides, 28, could only stare impassively at the Victoria County Court room floor as he listened to victim-impact statements of the boyfriend and family of Gitta Scheenhouwer, the woman …

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Legacy badges, remembrance and the Greek Australian connection

When Kyriakos (Ken) Tsirigotis was a kid, he – like most kids his age – knew of Legacy. He knew they sold badges but not really why. It was only …

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Mikakos calls on Canberra to make medicinal cannabis more affordable

The Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos, is calling on the Federal Government to list medicinal cannabis on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to make it more accessible to the people …

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Skopjian groups clash with Greek Macedonians over Melbourne’s Dimitria-Sister Cities festival

Greece and North Macedonia may well have ‘bridged’ their differences politically following the Prespes Agreement effective as of 12 February 2019, however dissent continues Down Under. The most recent clash …

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Royal Commission into Aged Care finds ‘shocking’ results

An interim report, released Thursday, from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has found the nation’s aged care system to be in a “shocking” state of neglect. …

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After visa stagnancy, Australian government points to 177 per cent increase in citizenship by conferral cases

More new migrants will soon become Australian citizens thanks to a 177 per cent increase in the number of citizenship by conferral cases finalised. Thanks to the Morrison Government’s focus …

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University of Queensland responds to student Drew Pavlou’s claims on Chinese influence in education, ahead of court battle

When Drew Pavlou, 20, decided to issue a summons to the the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) top diplomat in Brisbane (Neos Kosmos, 26 October issue) he focused attention on …