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Greek Australian woman among those missing following eruption of New Zealand volcano

The situation in New Zealand is still unpredictable following the volcanic eruption at White Island as the tally of those injured and dead is still unknown. Greek Australian Krystall Browitt, …

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Impressive State Library revamp bears a Greek stamp!

It took around 400,000 hours of renovation works spread out in five years of partial closure for Australia’s oldest public library to enter the next chapter in its 163-year history. …

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Political Paradox: Greeks abroad can now vote from their place of residence, but only in principle

After numerous visits and campaigning for the democratic right of Greek Australians to have a say in Greek elections, Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) President Bill Papastergiadis must feel a …

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Antonis Diamataris’ heartfelt words as he hands over portfolio for Greeks abroad

Antonis Diamataris handed over his portfolio to the new Deputy Foreign Minister for Greeks Abroad Kostas Vlasis. He posted a photo of the handover on social media with heartfelt words …

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288 Greek lawmakers said ‘yes’ to voting rights for Greeks abroad

Greek Parliamentarians debated the bill on the voting rights of Greeks abroad from their place of residence on Wednesday until late into the evening. They finally voted the bill in …

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Sydney-siders gasp for air: ‘It really does feel like we are suffocating’

Smoke and air pollution from the dozens of bushfires still burning across New South Wales, have continued to hit record highs in Sydney, with alarmingly low air quality. On Tuesday, …

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It’s “the economy, stupid” for Greeks in EU-wide poll, not climate change

While the rest of European Union expressed concern about climate change, 46 per cent of Greeks are more concerned about economic issues and want their European Parliament representatives to adopt …

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Adelaide airport security bungle leaves passengers stranded

Australian Federal Police have swarmed to Adelaide Airport, an airport spokesperson said. The gates and concourse were evacuated as a security breach is unfolding. An airport spokesperson said that passengers …

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Gargasoulas waved cops “out of the way” and they moved, inquest told

Senior Constable Gregory Ralston from the critical response team of Victoria Police told an inquest into the 2018 tragedy that he came face to face in a narrow street with …

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St Anna’s Greek school Christmas concert lights up Queensland’s community

St Anna’s Greek school Christmas concert was attended by 120 parishioners, Greek school teachers, parents and friends at the Hellenic Function Centre on Sunday, 1 December. Vicki Giannopoulou, the principal …