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Lalor North Primary School’s Greek bilingual program helps kids learn better English too

There’s the faint smell of orange peel, spanakopita and sharpened pencils during lunch break at the Greek prep classroom of Lalor North Primary School (LNPS), and a babel of languages …

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Political Paradox: Greeks abroad can now vote from their place of residence, but only in principle

After numerous visits and campaigning for the democratic right of Greek Australians to have a say in Greek elections, Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) President Bill Papastergiadis must feel a …

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St Anna’s Greek school Christmas concert lights up Queensland’s community

St Anna’s Greek school Christmas concert was attended by 120 parishioners, Greek school teachers, parents and friends at the Hellenic Function Centre on Sunday, 1 December. Vicki Giannopoulou, the principal …

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Christmas present for THALPORI – Breaking ground at St Albans

Fronditha Care will break ground at St Albans this week to start building a world class 90-bed residential aged care facility. The official ceremony will take place on Saturday 14 …

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Diamataris Fiasco: How a visit to Greeks abroad was marred by scandal

Antonis Diamataris’ world turned upside down just as he set foot Down Under. Prior to his departure from Athens Airport, there was no indication of what would follow in the …

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Kris Pavlidis re-elected to the ECCV board

Kris Pavlidis has been re-elected to the Board of the Victorian Ethnic Communities’ Council (ECCV) for the next term. She extended her support to all the Hellenic organisations which attended …

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AHEPA NSW members meet with Archbishop Makarios

Archbishop Makarios met with members of AHEPA NSW INC at his offices last week. The discussion focused on the support that AHEPA has offered Saint Andrew’s Theological College in the …

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The new Victorian Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan district explained

With a changing of the guard, new developments are inevitable, and that has certainly been the case since His Eminence Archbishop Makarios stepped foot on Australian shores. In addition to …

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Deputy Minister for Greeks Abroad’s program for visit to Australia

The Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad, Antonis Diamataris is due to arrive in Sydney on Thursday evening, officially commencing his visit across the country to meet Greek Australians across …

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Petition to revoke the trademark on the word ‘Wogs’

A petition on change.org has been started by Italian Australian comedian Gabriel Rossi to revoke the trademark on the word “wogs”. The petition to Trademark Australia had gathered  almost 1,800 …