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West Australians brave storm to honour Crete and Pontian genocide

Not even Storm Mangga, one of the biggest storms to hit the West Australian coast for many years, could put a stop to the commemoration of the Battle of Crete …

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Young Greeks tell us what they want as new era of NUGAS begins

This year the National Union of Greek Australian Students (NUGAS) celebrates its 50th anniversary. The new committee elected earlier this month is lead by President Denise Serdenes and Vice President …

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What is COVID-19 when Brisbane needs its 41st annual paniyiri

It would have taken more than exceptional cold and  COVID-19 to stop a good paniyiri and thanks to technology the organisers of the 41st Brisbane Panayiri Greek Festival found that …

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Greek Community supports National Reconciliation Week 2020

This Wednesday marks the beginning National Reconciliation Week for 2020. This year’s theme is ‘In this Together’, which allows us as to assess what role we can play, as Greek …

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Victorian Government backing multicultural media outlets with grants

Up to $500,000 is up for grabs for multicultural media outlets in Victoria for new equipment and technology. The Victorian Government is putting the money forward to enable outlets to …

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Greek Consulate General in Melbourne resumes services

The Consulate General, following its notifications, dated 18 March and 27 April 2020, would like to announce that as of 1 June 2020 it will resume its services and will …

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More Greek community organisations join COVID-19 relief initiative

Pammesinian Brotherhood ‘Papaflessas’ has also come on board the donation drives run by Melbourne Greeks to support individuals and families in need during the pandemic. “I am very happy with …

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Enjoy Brisbane’s Paniyiri Greek Festival online!

Thanks to… technology and the organisers’ determination at Brisbane’s Paniyiri Greek Festival, the solution was found for the much awaited event to continue uninterrupted in its 41st year, despite COVID-19. …

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Melbourne’s Cypriots mobilise to collect food for people in need

It is now the second week now since a food collection point was set up at the Cypriot Community House at 495 Lygon Street in Melbourne and the donations have …

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Victoria gears up to celebrate 200 years of Greek independence

Next year will mark 200 years since Greece began the struggle for independence and Victoria’s Organizing Committee of the National Anniversary is calling on the entire Greek community to take …