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Fostering the next generation of leaders: The Greek Community of Melbourne meet with NUGAS

Earlier this month members of the Greek Community of Melbourne and NUGAS Victoria met to exchange ideas about their visions and opportunities for collaboration. The aim was to build on …

Don’t be afraid: Oakleigh is still open for business

They may have been required to pack away their outdoor settings and indoor seating, but Melbourne’s famous Hellenic precinct at Eaton Mall, Oakleigh, is still open for business. Even so, …

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Fronditha tightens lockdown rules to protect clients against COVID-19

Fronditha Care announced on Tuesday that it will extend voluntary lockdown procedures and strengthen regulations concerning the wearing of masks in all of its Victorian facilities as the state grapples …

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Online research centre unveils 34 new sites of massacre of Greeks of Ottoman Turkey

Research conducted by Greek Genocide Resource Center, an independent  online resource site, has yielded a further 34 sites where the massacres of Greeks took place in Asia Minor in between …

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‘Devastating’: Accused for Courtney Herron’s murder found mentally unfit to stand trial

Henry Hammond, the alleged killer of Greek Australian woman Courtney (Konstantina) Herron, has been found not guilty because of mental impairment, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday. The body of …

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The power of photography lies in the shots that capture history

With his incredible series of photos titled “Australian Black Summer”, Greek Australian photographer Dion Georgopoulos has made the finals for the Australian Photography Awards of 2020. Working as a photojournalist …

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More COVID-19 infections recorded at St Basil’s

St. Basil’s in Fawkner is one of Melbourne’s dozens aged care facilities battling a surge in coronavirus infections. Since the first 25 cases were recorded on Friday, more staff members …

The wounds remain open, 46 years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

Monday 20 July marks the completion of 46 years since the day that Turkish troops invaded Cyprus. The bleak anniversary is commemorated every year to honour the fallen and mourn …

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First ever all-English Hierarchical Vespers Service in Australia

For the first time in the history of Greek Orthodox faith in Australia, an Hierarchical Vespers Service was conducted entirely in English. Honouring the Feast of the Great Martyr Marina, …

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A moment of silence to remember 46 years since the invasion of Cyprus

It was 15 July 1974 when the Greek military regime attempted to unify with Cyprus resulting in Archbishop Makarios being overthrown and consequently fleeing to Britain. In retaliation, Turkey instigated …