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Australia’s abandoned visa holders kicked, spat on and feel like ‘garbage’ and ‘dirt’

In early April, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sent a clear message to temporary visa holders that if they were no longer financially solvent to ride out the pandemic, they were …

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Ballarat businesses welcome easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Regional Victoria

While Melbourne will have experienced a loosening to lockdown restrictions, today regional Victoria has enjoyed a more significant relaxation that has allowed restaurants and cafes to serve limited number of …

Vasso Apostolopoulos among the top 50 professors in higher education

The Educator Higher Education received hundreds of nominations for the best education professionals in the higher education sector across the country. Among the fifty most influential education professionals is Greek …

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New board members bring diverse experience to anti-gambling body

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Chair Tass Mousaferiadis this week welcomed the Victorian Government’s appointment of Alison Roberts and Lee Crockford to the Foundation’s board. A senior executive for more than …

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Greece braces for onslaught of Cyclone Ianos over the weekend

Greece is bracing for Cyclone Ianos which is expected to hit the southern Ionian islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca and the Peloponnese from the west on Thursday afternoon, local …

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Numbers drop in Victoria to beneath 30 for the first time since June

Victoria’s new COVID-19 cases dropped to beneath 30 for the first time since June with just 28 new infections on Thursday of which 14 are linked to known cultures. Thursday’s …

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The Greeks of Australia stand by 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas

Neos Kosmos recently wrote about 17-year-old Giannis Kordilas who is fighting leukemia. In 2013 the teenager was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia type B and in his battle to beat …

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A new Australian Citizenship Test for migrants with a focus on Aussie values

From 15 November 2020, there will be an updated Australian Citizenship Test with a clear focus on Australian values. Questions will focus on the countries respect for freedom and dignity, …

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Ten Greek instruments that are music to heart and soul

1. Kithara While modern Greeks have used the word “kithara” to describe the guitar of today, the ancients would have used the word to describe the seven-stringed instrument of the …

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Building and construction institute upgraded to provide uni level qualifications

The regulator of universities and higher education providers, the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), has granted the Australian Industrial Systems Institute (AISI) the status of a Higher Education …