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Diving the Mentor: revealing the secrets of Elgin’s ship with the support of the Greek Australian community

It was as a teenager that Dimitris Kourkoumelis was first drawn to archaeology, during a school trip to Epiros and the ancient sanctuary of Zeus at Dodona. Spellbound by the …

Life

Fronditha Care launches its community centre and history book

More than 120 people packed Fronditha Care’s new community centre on Sunday 17 November in Mulgrave, to mark two milestones in the organisation’s journey – the joint launch of its …

News

Ageing Greek heroine meets Jewish siblings – and their 40 descendants – she helped keep safe from Nazis

Melpomeni Dina (born Axiopoulos) was just in her teens when her brothers and her sisters hid, fed and protected a Jewish family for nearly two years at the height of …

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Road to Remembrance: Private Basil Passa of Kontopouli, the ANZAC of Lemnos

Egypt was long a place of emigration for Hellenes seeking a new life. Throughout the early twentieth century – and even before that – they came from Kavala and other …

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Broadband internet arrives in rural Greece providing access to 5,000 villages

Five thousand villages in remote areas across Greece have gained a new window into the rest of the world, with broadband internet access for the first time. Among the villages …

Sport

Greece ends Euro 2020 qualifiers on a high note

Greece have defeated Finland 2-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens for the final round of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. The John Van’t Schip-led team managed to combine their performance …

Life

Billy Zane is honoured artist at the Thessaloniki contemporary art fair

The 4th Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair will be held at Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Congress Centre from 21-14 November. The fair includes a tribute to Greek-American Hollywood actor …

News

Detective is first of 60 witnesses to take stand in Bourke St inquest

Detective Senior Constable Murray Gentner, who tried to negotiate a peaceful arrest with James Gargasoulas, will be the first witness to give evidence at an inquest into the 2017 rampage …

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Three-year vs four-year election term: Which election cycle is best?

The governments of 90 per cent of the world work are on a four- or five-year election cycle but Australia and New Zealand are among the few that hold elections …

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Skopje’s media offended by Greece’s ‘Macedonia the GReat’ promotional campaign

Greece’s media campaign to promote Macedonian products has irked Skopje’s government. North Macedonia media reports that Skopje is reprimanding the Greek government for acting unilaterally to undermine the spirit of …