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Mitsi Kouri, the person who taught 10,000 Greek women in Melbourne to sew, has passed away

Mitsi (Efthymia) Kouri, who, among other things, taught roughly 10,000 newly arrived Greek women how to operate electric sewing machines and sew shirts, has passed away aged 88. Ms Kouri …

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Bracks, Lekakis and Messimeri recognised for championing multiculturalism by ECCV

Last Thursday, at an Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) board presentation the former Victorian Labor premier Steve Bracks AC was appointed as ECCV patron. Bracks was the premier of …

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The Hellenic Initiative Australia (THI) marks a milestone in humanitarian impact at a Melbourne reception

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia held a cocktail reception in Melbourne last Thursday. Professor Helen Zorbas AO, the former CEO of Cancer Australia and proud director on the Board of …

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Foundation for Greek Studies of UNSW throws support behind fellow program at Macquarie University

The Foundation for Greek Studies of the University of NSW (UNSW) has expressed support for the preservation of the program at Macquarie University, stressing the importance of their existence at …

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Effy Alexakis’ latest book ‘The Heart of Giving’ holds a successful launch in Marrickville

Effy Alexakis’ latest book “The Heart of Giving – Father Nektarios’ Soup Kitchen”, a photographic book covering the charity work of Fr. Nektarios Zorbalas, was successfully launched on Sunday afternoon. …

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Athenian Association of NSW celebrates 70th anniversary in Brighton-Le-Sands

Reflecting on its 70 years of activity as a major organisation of the Greek community and looking forward to a bright future for the decades to come, the Athenian Association …

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62 years later, Greek Australian World War I veteran gets grave detailed

The headstone of a distinguished Greek Australian World War I veteran is set to be detailed 62 years after his death in 1961. Up until recently, little was known about …

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Iconographer Andreas Georgakopoulos and his monumental frescoes in Greek Orthodox Churches honoured in Australia

Earlier this month the Art & Language Centre “DIDAS” illuminated the Parish Hall “Hermes” of the Resurrection of Christ in Kogarah to pay homage to the late Iconographer Andreas Georgakopoulos. …

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14 students from the GCM Schools achieve Certificate of Attainment in Greek

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) saw a huge batch of students from its schools achieve an important milestone as they earned a Certificate of Attainment in Greek. 14 students …

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South Australia’s Foundation for Hellenic Studies throws support behind Modern Greek at Macquarie University

The Foundation for Hellenic Studies has joined countless organisations and individuals across the country in supporting the Modern Greek Studies program at Macquarie University during this time of proposed discontinuation. …

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