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A mother’s plight: finding a solution when school fees for migrant children are too high

The story of Eleni Tsampouri, a recent migrant from Greece and her two children – on one level – demonstrates the culture of indifference amongst political elites to the plight …

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Greeks living abroad may vote for three MPs in Greek elections

The leftist SYRIZA government in Greece is seeking to change the rules to allow the right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) party to maintain its parliamentary group. The party can have a …

Life

Sculptor announced for George Treloar memorial

The realization of the dream of many of Melbourne’s Hellenic community took a step closer with an announcement held in Ballarat recently. Members of Melbourne’s George Treloar Melbourne Committee travelled …

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Greek newcomers prepare to get Australian Citizenship on Australia Day

Hundreds of new Greek Australians will be officially welcomed to Australia as they are granted Australian Citizenship at ceremonies across the country on Saturday, 26 January. Sofia Spyropoulou, a new …

Life

Greeks flood Rye Foreshore Reserve to celebrate Australia Day [PHOTOS + VIDEOS]

Thousands of Greeks poured onto Rye Foreshore Reserve to celebrate two things: Australia Day (a week ahead of the actual event) and to honour the Association of Greek Elderly Citizen Clubs …

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Greek and Skopjian diaspora united in condemnation of Prespes agreement

After more than 25 years and countless of rounds of UN-mediated talks, the governments of Greece and the FYROM finally announced they had agreed to end the row over what …

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The untold story of Greek Brides in Australia

“Imagine a young, low-educated mother of three, in a foreign country, leaving her husband and fleeing her own home with no money, documents and with nowhere to go,” says Adelaide-born …

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A study of the iconic Greek cafe and milk bar [PHOTOS]

In an Australia many still remember there was a Greek café or milk bar – open all hours, 7 days a week – in every suburb and every town. Many remember …

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Discovering the Greeks in the heart of the American ‘South’

Last August my family and I packed our bags and left Chicago, the anchor of the American Midwest, for South Carolina, the heart of the American South. The ‘South’ conjures …

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Greek Canadian director unknowingly contributed to fake news

Surely, the fake news ‘tsunami’ amidst the 2016 US presidential election has made us more alert than ever to how easily misinformation and lies can go viral. But understanding that …

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