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Building and construction institute upgraded to provide uni level qualifications

The regulator of universities and higher education providers, the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), has granted the Australian Industrial Systems Institute (AISI) the status of a Higher Education …

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Regional restrictions lift as Melburnians queue at border checkpoints

Victoria recorded 42 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with eight deaths in the state. Yesterday, the state had the same figures but no deaths. Premier Daniel Andrews said that …

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Restaurant owners’ future depends on Melbourne weather and the size of their footpaths

Summer in Melbourne may look like downtown Plaka filled with outdoor seating areas, pop-up cafes and al fresco dining in an effort to speed up the recovery of the hospitality …

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Melbourne’s Greek mayors speak of governance in COVID-19 times

Melbourne went into a severe Stage 4 lockdown, two long months ago and councils across the Melbourne metropolitan area have had to deal with all the problems that the pandemic …

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Zero coronavirus-related deaths in Victoria on Tuesday

There were 42 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Victoria today but no new deaths were recorded, which means that the national death toll continues to be 816. The last time …

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Greek court finds brothers guilty of killing John Macris

An Athens court found two brothers guilty of the murder of Sydney underworld figure John Macris, 46. Yuliyanov J Raychev Serafim, 33, and Milen Raychev, 36, two brothers who are …

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‘No current plans to bring dental under Medicare’: PM responds to issue raised by Victoria’s Greek seniors

When John Kostoulias, representing the peak Victorian body for Greek seniors, wrote to Scott Morrison in July, little did he know that he would receive not one but two responses …

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Adelaide man accused of $20m cocaine import from Greece

A joint investigation by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Border Force (ABF), led to a major cocaine bust in South Australia with a shipment from Greece labelled …

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MP Steve Georganas urges Australian Government to act for peaceful resolution of Greek-Turkish tensions

Federal Member for Adelaide, Steve Georganas, has penned a letter addressing the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Foreign Affairs Marisa Payne briefing them on the latest developments in …

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Born in Greece but can’t register your Australian marriage there?

A Greek expatriate lives in Australia. He was born in Greece, moved to Australia at a young age and settled there. He is of the impression that he can easily …