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The 2500-year-old Grecian urn that represents the legacy of the ANZAC spirit in Greece

In total almost 35,000 Anzacs fought in both WW1 and WW2 campaigns in Greece. It is known that Greek soil contains the remains of 795 Australians with some of these …

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Berbatis family donates $500,000 to THI

Western Australian property investor and philanthropist, Con Berbatis added another cornerstone to his relationship with The Hellenic Initiative Australia with a $500,000 donation which makes him one of the organisation’s largest …

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The 2019 Lonsdale Street Greek Festival is bound to be bigger than ever

In just over a week, on the weekend of 23 and 24 February, Melbourne will once a gain give into ‘Greekness’ with its most popular festival coming to life for …

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When it comes to dating, Greeks prove to be a hit

“It’s a bit boring being single,” single 30-year-old Andonis Bexevanis, said. But the Greek Australian said it’s also fun since you “get to do whatever you want.” He uses dating …

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Papastergiadis meets Pavlopoulos

The third edition of ‘Nostos – Return to the Roots’ forum is under way and its host had the chance to talk about it with the President of the Hellenic …

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Pancretan youth party on – and enjoy their traditions too [PHOTOGRAPHS]

The Pancretan Youth club is known for its flurry of activities and last weekend was no exception. The club held its Youth Tavern Night on Friday at Monkey Blue. There …

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Speak Greek in March presents two new initiatives

Five years ago, the Greek Australian community welcomed a new initiative, the campaign ‘Μιλάμε Ελληνικά τον Μάρτιο … και όχι μόνο’ and now that the Greek Diaspora is called to celebrate the International Day for Greek Language, …

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Coburg Greek Festival a success, despite scorching heat

A large number of people gathered at the Coburg Greek Orthodox church The Presentation of our Lord, for the annual festival organised around the holiday the church is named after. …

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Terens Quick ‘persona non grata’ in Australia, says the Pan-Macedonian Federation

The Pan-Macedonian Federation of Australia issued a strongly worded statement, deeming Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick as ‘persona non grata’ in Australia. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, in …

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia extends blessings to Tsitsipas

Despite being thousands of kilometres away from his home in Athens, Stefanos Tsitsipas has more support behind him than he could have imagined as he prepares to go head-to-head with …