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Cypriot Community of Australia commemorates 44 years since the Turkish invasion

It is now 44 years since the Turkish army invaded Cyprus, and during all this time, Cypriots all over the world have never lost their spirit and faith that the …

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Greek Community of Sydney celebrates 120-year milestone

Located on the corner of Burke and Ridge Streets in Surry Hills stands the Greek Orthodox Church of Holy Trinity. The oldest Greek Orthodox church in Australia, and the Southern …

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Funding opportunity for multicultural organisations

A new funding stream for Multicultural organisation was announced by the the Victorian Government offering a total of $9.5 million in large and small grants to support projects commencing in …

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Opa! Queensland’s Bribie goes Greek

Woorim was a sea of blue and white on Sunday, with the seaside suburb in Moreton Bay hosting the Bribie OPA Greek Festival. Run near the quaint Greek Orthodox Archdiocese’s …

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‘Kythera Summer Edition’ celebrates 25th anniversary

Kythera Summer Edition, an annual publication for visitors to ‘Aphrodite’s Island’, celebrates 25 years of publication. Founded in 1993 by Greek Australian Metaxia Poulos after her relocation to Greece, Kythera …

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Cr Papafotiou calls for harsher penalties for repeat criminal offenders

The Greek Democritus League’s women’s committee hosted an event on Sunday, which saw the launch of a campaign in support of victims of violence. Held at Democritus House in Northcote …

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Greek social clubs going under as membership plummets

Sixty-two years and counting, now on to its fourth generation of members, the Siatista Club is facing the same future many clubs founded by migrants from the old country face, …

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The Hellenic RSL celebrates its 40th anniversary

The Hellenic Returned and Services League (RSL) sub-branch commemorated its 40th anniversary last Sunday, inviting members and supporters to join in the celebrations. The secretary of the Hellenic RSL, Major …

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Melbourne women determined to make change

The Women’s Committee of the Greek Democritus League is hosting an event on Sunday 1 July, launching a campaign to change legislation for repeat criminal offenders. Presented by City of …

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Greek Australian student lands first place in public speaking competition

Speaking in front of a crowd can be intimidating for most people, but this is not the case for 17-year-old Mirene Magousis. Mirene won first place in the Victorian state …