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Dimitris Troaditis to present free lecture on radical anarchist ideas in Greece

Poet and journalist Dimitris Troaditis is set to present an insightful lecture at the Greek Centre this month, delving into the emergence and promulgation of radical anarchist ideas in Greece …

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Parishioners bid final farewell to the loving Father Nicholas Vrettakos

Priests from across Victoria together with loved ones and a number of parishioners said their last farewell to Father Nicholas Vrettakos today, Wednesday 10 July. The service was held at Father …

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Greek Australian artist Stella Zicopoulos-Grieg explores her cultural identity in solo exhibition ‘Thalassa’

As a child of Greek migrants, memories of the long voyage from Greece to Australia have had a profound influence on Stella Zicopoulos-Grieg’s artistic practice. Her love of the sea …

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Father Nicholas Vrettakos’ funeral to be held on Wednesday, 10 July

The funeral for Father Nicholas Vrettakos will be held on Wednesday 10 July at the Presentation of Our Lady to the Temple Church in North Balwyn at 10.30 am. The …

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THI Australia donates AU$71,000 to Boroume

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia announced it will be supporting the successful Boroume Farmers’ Market Program for a third year, providing an AU$71,000 grant to continue the expansion of the …

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Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Terens Quick out of Greek parliament

The Greek election results, which saw the country’s opposition party New Democracy return to power have caused a stir. Greece’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Terens Quick, a candidate for …

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Greek leaders cast their votes: Here’s what they had to say

The ballots opened for Greek voters on Sunday for the first national election in the post-bailout era. A total of 21,478 polling stations opened at 7am and will close at …

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Greek Australian architects win big in state Architecture Awards

Three Architecture firms owned and run by Greek Australian architects have been recognised at the state Architecture Awards in Victoria and New South Wales, honouring leading architecture across the country. …

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The wait is over, Greece-Australia Work and Holiday Visa agreement in effect

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) welcomed the announcement of Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece, Terens Quick and the Minister for Immigration of Australia David Coleman about the …

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Melbourne’s Greek community mourns the passing of North Balwyn parish priest Father Nicholas Vrettakos

Orthodox faithful in Melbourne are in the mourning following the death of Father Nicholas Vrettakos. Father Vrettakos was the parish priest at the Presentation of Our Lady to the Temple …