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Greek Australian woman found guilty of murder committed in 2005

Katia Pyliotis has been found guilty by a Supreme Court of Victoria for a murder she committed back in 18 September 2015, following a legal saga that lasted for more …

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How the tragic loss of a child inspired a family to help other grieving parents

There’s nothing that can prepare you for the tragic loss of a child, and the enduring grief that follows. Maria Mihos and her husband George know this first-hand. Tuesday 11 …

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Hellenic Doctors end year on trivia night high

The Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) recently celebrated the end of another successful year over dinner and a trivia night. HMSA has focussed on community activities involving strengthening ties …

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Greek language losing ground in Australia

Even though Australia is becoming more linguistically diverse, the number of third and second generation Australians who speak more languages than English at home decreases. The most recent census data …

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Immigration findings revealed at Parliament

Federal Member for Calwell Maria Vamvakinou MP joined her Parliamentary Friends of Multiculturalism co-chairs Russel Broadbent MP, Federal Member for McMillan, and Senator Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Greens, …

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Dr George Dimitroulis on giving patients a second chance in life

Last week saw cancer survivor Anelia Myburgh, 31, who had lost most over her upper jaw and teeth to cancer offered a second chance in life thanks to maxillofacial surgeon …

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Mandarin most common language in Melbourne after English, followed by Greek

A new anthology has shed light on the state of multilingualism in Australia with a focus on Sydney, revealing a shift away from European languages. Multilingual Sydney co-edited by Macquarie …

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Australians rally behind Greek Australian presenter who was frogmarched out of Question Time for showing ‘too much skin’

“Ridiculous” and “scandalous” are among the most common adjectives being used to describe the incident that saw Australia’s reputation for conservatism, despite being such a young nation, reach new heights. …

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Calling for a fair-go for migrants

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has called on politicians to reject a bill, which would see waiting periods extended for newly arrived migrants accessing social welfare …

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The Royal Commission should look into all paid police informers, criminal law expert says

Accredited criminal law specialist and lawyer, George Defteros has welcomed the news that a royal commission will be established in Victoria to look at the recruitment of police informants, following …