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Diaspora

Chios massacre and the diaspora that followed is online seminar theme

South Australian academic Yianni Cartledge will present an online lecture entitled “The Chios Massacre (1822) and Chiot Emigration” at 7pm on Thursday, 22 July. The talk, which is part of …

Life

Greek democracy’s gadfly: the journalist who carried the fight to the junta

The media played a pivotal role in the history of Modern Greece going right back to its beginnings. The Greeks, through their network of friends around Europe, ensured the struggle …

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Greece’s Diaspora representative will address Greek Australians

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Diaspora Greeks Konstantinos Vlasis is set to address Greek Australians in a special online dialogue series on Wednesday, 7 July, at 5pm (AEST – …

Still time to post your suggestion to celebrate Greek Diaspora Day

The 25 June deadline is fast approaching for submissions from Greek expatriates for their suggestions for a day on which to celebrate Greek Diaspora Day. In an open letter in …

Melbourne author donates land to hospital in Ptoleimada, Greece

Melbourne author and retired health educationist Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis has donated a large plot of land to Bodosakeio Hospital in her home-town of Ptolemaida, in Western Macedonia. According to a report …

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Increases to Greek real estate property tax values

The Greek Ministry of Economy recently announced the increase of real estate property tax values as of 1 January 2022. Such values are the basis upon which taxes are calculated …

Dialogue

Greek Expatriates and Institutional Rights: An Outcry from the Antipodes

I wish to express here the broader sentiment of the expatriate Hellenism of Australia towards a new two-way and equal relationship with Greece. Expatriates who are of Greek origin (i.e., …

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The Australian Government might recognise the Pontian Genocide

The issue of recognising the Pontian, Armenian and Assyrian genocides has garnered attention once again in Australia. United States President Joe Biden’s move to recognize the Armenian Genocide in an …

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Professor Arthur Christopoulos elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, and makes his mum cry

When Professor Arthur Christopoulos, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University, told his mother he was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, she …

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Youth gather to commemorate Greek Pontic Genocide

On May 19, the youth of the Pontic Educational and Cultural Association of Victoria (Akrites to Pontou) held a Candlelight Commemoration entitled “Keeping the Flame of Memory Alive” in remembrance …

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