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Anzac Refuge – Finding Trahila’s Agia Paraskevi Church

Many readers will be aware of the quiet heroism of many Greek civilians during the Second World War in bravely assisting many Allied soldiers who were on the run in …

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PRONIA elects new board of directors at AGM

PRONIA held its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, 16 November in the presence of 100 members and friends of the organisation who gathered to celebrate its achievements over the …

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Akrites tou Pontou celebrate 10 years

Members of Akrites tou Pontou and friends gathered at Normanby House in Thornbury to celebrate Melbourne’s newest Pontian association’s 10th anniversary on Saturday, 12 November. Established in 2012 the club …

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Summer school for medical students to be launched on the Island of Kos

The first summer school for medical students will take place on the island of Kos in an announcement this week. The project is a joint cooperation between the Governor of …

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The 40 year game of football that keeps on giving

Laughter echoes across the soccer pitch at Chelsworth Park as I make my way there, on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Spring. It’s only a week since heavy rains flooded …

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Diatribe: Lost Homelands

In her painting, “New Beginnings – Hope,” Mary Raphael perhaps captures in the most profound manner possible, the complexity of the Greek-Australian conception of the homeland and the ancillary loss …

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Sidney Nolan’s Greek series featured in upcoming Australian art auction

Thirty works of Sidney Nolan’s famous Greek series, are being auctioned by international auction house, Bonhams, as part of the Important Australian Art allotment, in Sydney. Attracted by the idea …

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Greece ramps up offshore wind exploration

German energy firm RWE and Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum have joined forces to explore offshore wind opportunities in Greek waters. The 50-50 partnership was signed recently between two subsidiary companies, RWE …

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5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Crete and nearby islands

A strong earthquake occurred in the early hours of Monday between the islands of Crete and Kasos, in the Southeastern region of the Aegean Sea. The earthquake of magnitude 5.6, …

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Labor beefs up support for Greeks

The Victorian state elections are now entering the final week and both Labor and Coalition are keen to sure up their credentials with the large Greek Victorian population. As part …

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