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Greeks abroad could be given chance to elect their own MPs, says Tsipras

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has addressed the possibility of Greeks abroad having a say in Greek elections. In an interview on ANT1, Nikos Hadjimanikolaou confronted the PM directly, saying …

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FECCA releases election platform, calls for respectful campaign

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) today released its 2019 Federal Election Platform titled Governing for culturally diverse Australia, and has called on the major parties to …

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Here’s why most Christians will celebrate Easter this weekend – but not Greeks

Easter takes place this weekend, but Greek Orthodox Christians of the diaspora usually miss out on a public holiday on Easter Monday that is set to coincide with the religious …

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Register your Greek property or forever lose your rights

The Ktimatolgio / Hellenic Cadastre is currently in the process of collecting new property ownership declarations for various areas throughout Greece as well as confirming declarations that have previously been …

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Facebook group for Greek orphans seeking answers

Aside from greater access to DNA testing, social media has proven to be invaluable in connected displaced individuals like Ioannis Kalos with their families. This month marks three years since …

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Another sister school relationship between Greece and Australia

Connections were forged and buildings were built between Lemnos and Dandenong during a successful Skype session between the Mudros Junior High School Lemnos and the Greek Orthodox Community of Dandenong …

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Lemnos’ Gallipoli Campaign commemorative services for April 2019 announced

The Regional Government Authorities on Lemnos have advised Melbourne’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee of their plans for this year’s commemorations of the Gallipoli campaign on Lemnos. Each year the authorities …

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Business initiatives for Nostos III

Cypriot, Greek and Egyptian Chambers of Commerce in Australia joined together to prepare an action plan for the promotion of trade and investment relations between the three respective countries as …

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Young diasporans took the lead in Nostos III – and Greek-Cypriot-Egyptian ministers were impressed

The Ancient Greek theme of Nostos usually involved an epic hero befalling all manner of calamities as he returned home by sea to finally reach a place of safety and …

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Greek Australian youth mobility as Work and Holiday Visa kicks off on 1 July

The Australian government has announced the finalisation of the Work and Holiday Visa agreement between Greece and Australia. The bilateral agreement will go into effect from July 1, and will …