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PRONIA Radiothon set to raise funds to continue its work with the Greek community

There was a time when 72-year-old Maria, a pensioner, needed help paying the electricity bill. Her son usually helps her out, but this time he was away and Maria (not …

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A champion of multiculturalism: Geelong man Jordan Mavros OAM passes away

The flags at City Hall in Geelong were dropped at half-mast on Wednesday, out of respect and in mourning of the late Jordan Mavros OAM, who was a champion of …

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Global adviser, director and advocate named Kastellorizian of the Year 2019

The Kastellorizian Association of Victoria (KAV) has named Melbourne-born Freda Miriklis, a high-level advocate, strategist and humanitarian with 25 years of international development experience, Kastellorizian of the Year. The award …

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Fronditha Care founding father George Sevdalis honoured for his contribution to Greek seniors in Australia

George Sevdalis would often say that he was overlooked as an influential member of the Fronditha Care founding team because he didn’t have the right credentials. He wasn’t a doctor, …

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190-year anniversary of Greeks in Australia

Official records show that the first Greeks to set foot in Australia were seven sailors who arrived on 27 August, 1829. These were Georgios Vasilakis, Gikas Voulgaris, Georgios Laritsos, Antonis …

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Exploring and documenting our history as Greek Australians

Two fascinating lectures exploring Greek Australian experiences were recently presented at the Greek Centre as a part of the Greek history and Culture Seminars offered by the Greek Community of …

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Marrickville: Sydney’s ‘Little Athens’ shatters every stereotype of what Greeks did

Sydney historian Vasilis Vasilas recently announced his new project, ‘Little Athens (Volume One): Marrickville’, which focuses on the personal narratives and photographs of Marrickville’s shops and businesses, and the first …

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The importance of self-care: Pronia to host free well-being workshop

Living in an increasingly fast-paced society, stress and anxiety have reached new heights, with the need to take time for self-care more important that ever. However looking after oneself can …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 28 August onward

NATIONAL THI AUSTRALIA: RISING TO THE CHALLENGE – GREECE AT THE CROSSROADS OF SOCIAL CHANGE The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia is hosting a special dinner and conversation series this month …

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Neos Kosmos readers share photos of their pooches for International Dog Day

The spotlight is on the bond we share with our four-legged friends today, International Dog Day. The day was established for people to recognise the number of dogs waiting in …