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Whittlesea Mayor Emilia Sterjova expelled from Labor Party

Australia’s youngest female mayor Emilia Sterjova, 22, has been ousted from the Labor party following a disciplinary process started after former Victoria Police chief Simon Overland was removed from his …

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Calombaris’ hospitality empire on the brink of collapse

The saga with George Calombaris has continued into the new year, as his hospitality empire looks to be on the brink of collapse, according to reports. A decision to appoint …

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Happy Name Day Haralambos, Haralambia, Harilaos, Hariklia: What we celebrate today

The feast day of St Haralambos is celebrated on 10 February. St Haralambos was the Bishop of Magnesia in Asia Minor, where he spread the gospel for a number of …

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Greek family in the eye of ex-tropical Cyclone Damien

Cyclone Damien has now been downgraded and emergency crews are set to begin assessing the damages in Western Australia’a Pilbara region. Greek Australian family Sotiris, Sofia and their four kids, …

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The Antipodes Greek Festival is just around the corner

It’s that time of year again. The Lonsdale Street Greek Festival is set to take over the historic Greek precinct of Melbourne for the 33rd year this month, but this …

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BBL player of the season, Stoinis, leads Melbourne stars to Grand Final

It’s been a huge week for Melbourne Stars all-rounder Marcus Stoinis. It began with him receiving the Player of the Tournament award for the 2019-20 Big Bash League season. But …

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Could 108-year-old Helen Confos be the oldest Greek Australian?

Eleni (Helen) Confos blew out candles on her 108th birthday last Thursday, and there’s a lot of life still left in her as she made a wish to visit her …

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The nation reflects on Black Saturday

Today marks 11 years since the day that sparked one of the most disastrous periods in the history of modern Australia. It was Saturday, 7 February, 2009, when a series …

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American philhellene photographer made an honorary Greek

Hot on the heels of Tom Hanks, another philhellene, photographer Robert McCabe has been granted honorary Greek citizenship. The Greek Consul-General in Boston in the United States, Stratos Efthymiou, granted …

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Council compromises to temporarily remove ancient mass grave remains

The Greek Central Archaeological Council is to temporarily move the remains of 79 young men shackled at the wrist in a mass grave dating from the 7th Centry BC at …