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Celebration of multiculturalism at the Victorian Premier’s Iftar Dinner

The Victorian Premier’s Iftar Dinner was a symbol of multiculturalism at its finest, with representatives from all faiths in attendance. I had the privilege of being seated beside Minister Melissa …

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Hundreds of commuters on alert for COVID-19 as exposure sites are released

Victoria’s Department of Health has issued an urgent health alert after a Melbourne man tested positive after contracting the virus while in hotel quarantine in SA, and hundreds of Melbourne …

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Budget 2021, a mixed bag of offerings with aged care and women leading the way – and no travel until end of 2022

The second “pandemic” budget was delivered by Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday. “Australia is coming back,” he said. “The Australian spirit has shone through.” Showcasing the Australian economy, he …

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St Kilda’s Georgia Patrikios takes home Rebel Sport’s AFLW Young Leader Award

It’s been a very eventful week and one definitely worth celebrating for Aussie rules player Georgia Patrikios. The Saints star is only in her second season of playing in the …

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Melbourne man tests positive to COVID-19, exposure sites identified

A Melbourne man in his 30s has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to his home in Melbourne’s north on Tuesday following hotel quarantine in South Australia. The man from …

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Join Dr Leonidas Moiras for his lecture on “Ottoman Perceptions of the Greek Revolution”

On 20 May, at 7:00pm as part of the Greek History and Culture Seminars offered by the Greek Community of Melbourne, Dr Leonidas Moiras will give a lecture entitled Ottoman …

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Victoria Law Week offers free legal advice, interactive activities and a celebration of justice

Lawyers in Australia charge from around $200/hr (junior lawyer) to $700/hr (partner), depending on the area of law they practise – and you can add to that administration costs and …

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Ultramarathon over 10 days will take in key sites of Greek revolution

One way of getting to know a place is to run through it, the Run Messinia 2021 race theme this year is “Run for Freedom” and is inspired by the …

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101-year-old Elpida celebrates Mother’s Day with three generations

Elpida Hatziandreou, 101, originally from Vourla, Asia Minor and resident of Melbourne, celebrated Mother’s Day with her family – children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces. Three adoring generations of successors surrounded …

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Alex Kondos lecture to go ahead in Brisbane after COVID-break

After a break last year because of COVID-19, the annual Alex Kondos Memorial Lecture is set to go ahead at the Greek Club in South Brisbane on 19 May. The …

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