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GCM Annual General Meeting to reveal promising plans for 2019

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) will conduct its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday 16 December. This year’s AGM, one of the most interesting so far, will be held …

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Are we really raising Greek children in Australia?

From the early settlement of Greeks in Australia, more than 100 years ago, to this day, a significant number of families with a Greek heritage expect their Australia-born children to …

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VCE Modern Greek subject axed by Strathmore Secondary College

Tensions are high at Strathmore Secondary College, amidst a decision by the school management to discontinue delivery of Modern Greek for VCE classes (Year 11 &12) citing insufficient demand, with …

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Celebrate all things Greek at the Semaphore Greek Festival

South Australia may be oceans away from Greece, but nothing is more Greek than a festival in the middle of summer by the water. We’re of course talking about the …

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Christmas spirits are high at the Kazzie Club

As Christmas fast approaches, the Kastellorizian Association of Victoria (KAV) hosted its Christmas party. There was a great turnout for the annual event, which took place at Phoenix Park Community …

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Christmas comes early for the Pankoaki Brotherhood of Melbourne

Santa was in Northcote this weekend, paying an early visit to the Pankoaki Brotherhood of Melbourne ‘O Ippocratis’. To get everyone into the festive spirit, children sang Christmas carols, entertaining …

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The first Greek migrants who settled in Australia are the real heroes of the diaspora

Young but courageous, helpless but determined to succeed, the first Greek migrants who arrived in Australia in the early 1900s, seeking a better future for themselves and their families, are …

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South Australia raises over $220,000 for Greek fire victims

South Australia’s Greek Fires Appeal Committee has managed to raise over $220,000 to help the victims of the devastating fires that broke out in eastern Attica earlier this year in …

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Fronditha Care passes accreditation under new ‘unannounced’ system

After auditors spent two days interviewing residents and staff, Fronditha Care’s largest facility in Thornbury has passed its first accreditation under the new ‘unannounced’ system with flying colours. The 120-bed …

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Thirty-four years and going strong! Celebrating Melbourne-Thessaloniki sister city ties

On Sunday Federation Square was transformed for a celebration of Melbourne and Thessaloniki’s sister city relationship. Organised by the Thessaloniki Association ‘The White Tower’ together with the Pan Macedonian Association …