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67 years since the ‘Begona’ brought Greek brides to Australia

This week marks the 67th anniversary of the arrival of the ship ‘Begona’ in Melbourne, a significant event that brought hundreds of Greek brides to Australia. On June 16, 1957, …

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Petition for elevator and better access to St Vasilios Brunswick Church hall

When Olympia Raptis experienced a health issue with her lower back and sciatica, she couldn’t attend a family funeral wake due to a lack of disability access at Brunswick’s St …

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Man arrested over 500 fake COVID-19 payment claims

A man has been arrested for allegedly making more than 500 fake pandemic payment claims worth about $60,000. Victoria Police uncovered masses of counterfeiting equipment at a home in Melbourne’s …

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Lectures on Cyprus Issue to be presented at Melbourne’s Greek Centre across July

This year is 50 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and with that the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria together with SEKA Victoria and the Cyprus Community …

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Greek Australians turn to food banks amid high living costs

With the unbearable cost of living affecting millions of households in Melbourne and inflation at its peak, a growing number of people – including Greek Australians – are being driven …

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EU says threats against Cyprus are threats against the EU following Hezbollah warning

Following Hezbollah’s warning to Cyprus that they could be dragged into war if they get involved with their conflict with Israel, the EU, Lebanon and Greece have had their say. …

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The future is now: re-shaping the old Athens airport into a “zip code paradise”

Lamda Development CEO Odisseas Athanasiou positions himself inside The Ellinikon Experience Centre – an impressive modern structure built within the metal walls of the largest of three, listed airport hangars …

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Australians dabble with crime as cost of living bites

People are resorting to crime for the first time as cost-of-living pressures and high interest rates leave households under the pump. Offending across Victoria has increased again in the 12 …

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Cost of living, high interest rates drive retail theft

The painful cost of living and high interest rates are being blamed for growing retail thefts of groceries, alcohol and petrol. Victoria’s latest crime statistics reveal a 7.9 per cent …

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Greece fire sparks evacuations near Athens

A fire near Athens fanned by strong winds and high temperatures has led to the evacuation of two villages, Greek authorities said Wednesday, pointing the finger at arsonists. The fire …

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