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Australia’s new deputy ambassador to Greece visits Greek Community of Melbourne

Australia’s Deputy Ambassador-designate to Greece David Kilham met with the president of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM), Bill Papastergiadis and vice-president Tammy Iliou on 31 March. Mr Kilham, who …

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Contos talks to Victoria government about informal report writing scheme for sex assault victims

There were close to 40,000 signatures supporting Chanel Contos’ “Petition for Conset to Be Included in Australian Schools’ Sex Education Earlier” along with 3,918 testimonies submitted at the time of …

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Celebration of George Zangalis’ life open to all

The celebration of the life of George Zangalis, the well-loved Communist Party of Australia activist, unionist and multiculturalist, that was planned before his death on 25 March, will still take …

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Documentary charts the triumph of the Greek team under Otto Rehhagel at Euro 2004

With football fans in uproar over the proposed formation of an elitist European Super League it is perhaps time to remember that football can deliver a special magic where the …

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Federal minister Michael Sukkar drops in on the Greek Centre in Melbourne

Federal Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar MP paid a visit to the Greek Centre in Melbourne on Wednesday and praised the Greek Community of Melbourne’s (GCM) role …

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City visit ends with respects paid at Ballarat philhellene’s memorial

When Christina Despoteris went to Ballarat for a meeting of the Art and Craft Committee of the Royal Melbourne Show she was taken to pay her respects at the George …

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Deli provides flavours of Greece in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market

The Hellenic Deli is the warm Greek heart that has been beating in Queen Victoria Market (QVM) since 1972. When John and Helen Xasteroulis opened the deli at Shop 39-40 …

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Archbishop Makarios visibly moved in heartfelt address for Battle of Crete

On Monday night, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios could not contain his emotions at events held to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete at the Holy Monastery of …

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Cheque found in archives reflects Byron’s generosity and his influence in the Greek cause

When Lord Byron died in Missolonghi 197 years ago today (19 April, 1824), he was the poet superstar of European letters. His celebrity not only drew world attention to the …

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Waverley Social Enterprise: The next step is to cater for the Greek community

“See what we do and how it impacts the lives around us” Waverley Social Enterprise states, inviting all those interested, to two Open Days planned on their site in Notting …

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