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Study shows migrant teens are more resilient to trauma than other youths

A new study has found that migrant teenagers who have moved within their own country or overseas are more resilient and better able to recover from trauma than teenagers who …

Life

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson post heartfelt video celebrating Greece’s 200 years of independence

Tom Hanks’ constantly growing love for Greece is almost as famous as he is. The Hollywood A-lister and his Greek-American wife never miss a chance to publicly demonstrate it. The …

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Letter: Greek elderly citizens in Australia call for free-of-charge ERT

The Association of Greek Elderly Citizens Clubs of Melbourne and Victoria has addressed a letter to conservative Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to the opposition leaders, Alexis Tsipras (SYRIZA Radical …

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Australia’s Greek, Armenian and Assyrian communities push for recognition of Turkish-committed Genocide

Last Tuesday, 25 February, representatives from peak bodies of Australia’s Greek, Armenian and Assyrian communities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the launch of their “Joint Justice Initiative” in …

Features

‘I need to feel whole’: Cypriot woman in search of twin she thought was deceased

On 20 December, 1965, a woman gave birth to twin baby girls in Athens, Greece. But amid the joy there was heartbreak – the mother was informed that one of …

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Global advocacy for elderly Greek Australians being misdiagnosed with dementia

Neuropsychologist Matthew Staios is at the forefront of cutting edge research into the misdiagnosis of dementia among elderly Greek Australians. As part of his PhD, he has managed to highlight …

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Video of 9-year old boy with dwarfism sends shivers through the internet

Earlier this week, a video of a nine-year-old Indigenous Australian who has achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism shook the internet and public opinion. Quaden Bayles was seen, in the footage …

Life

Church is focal point of Greek community in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The foundation stone of Bulawayo’s Greek Orthodox church, St John the Baptist, was laid down in 1934 and was consecrated by the first Greek Orthodox archbishop for southern Africa, Archbishop …

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E-platform prepared for Greeks abroad to register to vote in the next Greek national elections

Greeks wishing to cast their ballots while living abroad can do so by submitting their relevant documentation online. Greek Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said that Greek citizens abroad will be …

Life

The Semaphore Festival returns despite devastating fire!

South Australia is only a breath away from the 41st Semaphore Greek Festival which will be held at Adelaide’s Semaphore foreshore on Saturday 18 January and Sunday 19 January. Established …