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A good death is a ‘fundamental human right’, says Health Minister Mikakos as Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill goes into effect

Euthanasia comes from the Greek word εὐθανασία – “good death” – and for Greek Australian Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos it is a “fundamental human right”. The definition of a …

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Greece named among Top 10 countries producing renewable energy

When it comes to producing power the environmentally friendly way, Greece is ahead of the game. Greece has been recognised as one of 10 countries in the world that is …

Sport

Greek clubs find success in FFA Cup

Not a lot of changes were documented in the last round of the NPL for the Greek clubs playing around Australia. In New South Wales, Sydney Olympic were finally able …

Sport

Spartans continue along winning path

It was another fine Saturday for the Hawthorn Spartans who appeared comfortable when welcoming Swinburne University. The eastern suburb club were able to combine vice-captain Anthony Demetriou’s 100th appearance for …

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‘I Belong To Australia’: Greeks Welcome Archbishop Makarios at Sydney Airport

The Sydney Airport Arrivals Gate was flooded with hundreds of faithful and dozens of clergy on Tuesday night to welcome Makarios, the newly elected Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Australia. Delegations …

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EU states solidarity with Cyprus over Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the region

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said Turkey is moving further away from EU accession following its current illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). A ministerial release following …

Life

Janiszewski and Alexakis head to Athens to give lecture on Hellenic presence in Australia

Sydney-based historian Leonard Janiszewski and photographer Effy Alexakis are heading to Athens this month to give a lecture on the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence. Invited by Australian …

Life

Greek American director’s film on tax evasion exposes why the problem prevails

Greeks living abroad manage to conform to the laws of their chosen countries and thrive in their new environments, however in Greece the law of the jungle prevails. A short …

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‘Prioritising family’ and an ‘exciting’ professional opportunity, the reasons behind Dalidakis’ resignation

The decision made by former Victorian minister Philip Dalidakis to resign from parliament this week, was reportedly a shock for many. The 43-year-old Greek Australian was elected in the first …

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Lecture on Britain in the Cyprus crisis of 1974

The Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with the LaTrobe University presents a special lecture entitled ‘From pragmatism to idealism to failure: Britain in the Cyprus crisis of 1974’, by …