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Uncovering family secrets through genealogy and DNA testing

A few years ago Con Drakos’ life was changed forever. Born and raised in Brisbane to parents of Asia Minor heritage, he grew up in a family of seven siblings. …

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Small business awards showcase multicultural entrepreneurs in Melbourne’s north

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Northern Multicultural Small Business Awards. First held in 2016, the awards showcase the extraordinary contribution of business operators from a migrant, refugee or …

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Dardalis Archives revive the Greek migrant story at La Trobe University

Migrants move with the future in mind, but their journeys inevitably involve excising part of their past. Moving forth for a better life, little by little, they discard parts of …

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Australia’s Immigration Minister David Coleman looks at funding for issues of importance to the Greek community

Dialogue between the Australian government and the Greek community took place this week in the framework of building ties and finding ways to best serve the needs of Greeks in …

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Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe is being put on the market

Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe, The Niagara is being put on the market, in what will be its second public sale in 100 years. Established in 1902 in Gundagai, southwest …

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Free lecture: Voyage of the SS Corsica from Cyprus to Australia in 1951-52

On 13 December, 1951 the SS Corsica left Limassol with 761 Cypriot migrants for Australia and was the first ship to leave Cyprus with so many emigrants. Arriving at Fremantle …

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Archbishop Makarios gets set to make inaugural visit to Adelaide

Following a jam-packed two week visit to Melbourne, there is little rest for His Eminence Archbishop Makarios before he ventures off yet again, this time to Adelaide to meet the …

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Catch up on news from the week that was

ACSA Aged Care Awards Fronditha Care was the stand-out winner at ACSA’s Victorian Aged Care Awards 2019, winning two of four awards, putting the organisation at the forefront for innovation …

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Archbishop Makarios’ two-week tour of Melbourne comes to an end

Archbishop Makarios rounded up the second week of his tour around Melbourne, visiting as many churches, Greek schools and organisations as possible while giving the promise of more to come …

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Fronditha Care a stand-out winner at the ACSA Aged Care Awards

Fronditha Care was the stand-out winner at ACSA’s Victorian Aged Care Awards 2019. The organisation won two of four awards at this year’s industry event on Friday 9 August, putting …