Diaspora

Features

Uncovering family secrets through genealogy and DNA testing

A few years ago Con Drakos’ life was changed forever. Born and raised in Brisbane to parents of Asia Minor heritage, he grew up in a family of seven siblings. …

Features

Dardalis Archives revive the Greek migrant story at La Trobe University

Migrants move with the future in mind, but their journeys inevitably involve excising part of their past. Moving forth for a better life, little by little, they discard parts of …

News

Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe is being put on the market

Australia’s oldest continuously Greek-run cafe, The Niagara is being put on the market, in what will be its second public sale in 100 years. Established in 1902 in Gundagai, southwest …

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Greek Australians honoured for promoting Greece’s health tourism sector

Aside from its reputation for being an idyllic summer destination, Greece is starting to make a real name for itself for a rather different ‘getaway’: health tourism. This is thanks …

Dialogue

La Trobe offers new studies into Multicultural Australia and the Greek contribution

The Greek Studies program at La Trobe University is offering a new subject this semester called ‘Multicultural Australia: The Greek Contribution.’ This class explores the contribution of early migrants from …

News

The mystery is over: Greek mathematician successfully solves 78-year-old maths problem

A Greek mathematician has found the answer to a mind boggling maths problem that has remained unanswered for 78 years – until now. Associate Professor of Mathematics Dimitris Koukoulopoulos together …

News

Greek diaspora seeks right to vote from abroad – and it’s a debate about democracy

There are 427,000 Greeks who have left their country in the past decade according to statistics of the Central Bank of Greece. These newly-departed Greeks are just part of a …

News

Greek Australians are a government priority, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister tells GCM President Bill Papastergiadis

Greek Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Expatriate Greeks Antonis Diamataris on Wednesday assured the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) President Bill Papastergiadis that the Greek government will make every effort …

News

The Hellenic Initiative Provides specialist equipment for Paediatric Trauma Centre on Kythira

The Hellenic Initiative Australia announced it will be providing specialist equipment for the Paediatric Trauma Centre on the island of Kythira, in partnership with Pediatric Trauma Care (Pedtrauma). The upgraded …

News

Victorian MP Jenny Mikakos meets with Antonis Diamataris, the new Greek Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad

A two-week personal holiday to Greece was the opportunity for Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos to hold a series of meetings with officials of the new Greek government. She met …