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State government gives $1.3m in support for Greek community organisations

More than 60 Greek projects will be funded through this year’s Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund and Multicultural Festivals and Events program, Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott and Member for …

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Celebrating 106 years of Lemnian Independence

It was a significant day for the Lemnian Community of Victoria on 13 October, as members came together to celebrate 106 years of Independence at the Lemnian Ball. It was …

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Abduction victim meets her saviour 60 years later

Fate works in strange ways sometimes; at least that is the case for Victorian resident Helen Perikkentis and Queensland hotel owner Miltiades Neofytou. It was almost 60 years ago, when …

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Dandenong Greek Community Hall receives new funding

Dandenong’s Greek Community will receive $150,000 from the Andrews Labor Government’s Multicultural Community Infrastructure Fund for a major upgrade to the Dandenong Greek Community Hall, which is in desperate need …

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A plea for help for a 40-year-old mother of three, suffering from stage 4 cancer

Two months ago, Grigoria Antonopoulou, her husband Dimitrios and their three children were going about their day to day lives, with the concerns, challenges and aspirations common to all newly …

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64th issue of Antipodes honours poet Antigone Kefala

The weekend saw the anticipated launch of the 64th issue of the Greek Australian Cultural League’s (GACL) magazine Antipodes. The turnout exceeded the expectation of organisers, attracting an intergenerational audience. …

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Greek language remains in Coburg West Primary School’s 2019 curriculum

A campaign to avert the discontinuation of the Greek language program from Coburg West Primary School’s (CWPS) was successful. On Monday CWPS Principal Mark Colagrande assured the Greek Community of …

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NUGAS ball donates $1,000 to Greece’s fire victims

The National Union of Greek Australian Students (NUGAS) celebrated their first major event for 2018, the annual ball. But beyond an unforgettable night, this year’s function was also an opportunity …

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Community reacts to the discontinuation of Greek at Coburg West Primary

Melbourne’s Greek community has been shaken at the news of the Greek language teaching being discontinued from Coburg West Primary School’s (CWPS) 2019 curriculum plan. In the monthly newsletter CWPS …

Fronditha receives $250,000 for new Greek Community Centre

A new project set to ensure access to safe and functional facilities to services for members of the Greek community is in the works. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott …