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Live Stream The Annunciation of Theotokos service from tonight

Coronavirus may have put the country on lockdown but churches are providing live streaming services for those who would like to keep up with services leading into Easter. Starting from …

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Clayton South school students hold early Greek National Day celebration

With the fight against Covid-19 taking its toll on all public events, Pedia School in Clayton South, Melbourne, celebrated the forthcoming Greek National Day in advance by calling on its …

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Sydney-born immunologist Sotiris Tsiodras, the ‘voice’ of coronavirus in Greece

Australia’s response to the crisis has been mild compared to Greece’s stringent lockdown. Despite the fact that there have been just 17 deaths and 695 cases, the government is acting …

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Jenny Mikakos becomes Deputy Leader in Victoria’s Legislative Council

Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos will serve as Deputy Leader in the Legislative Council following an announcement made today. “It is a great honour to continue serving Victorians as their …

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Australia’s PM tells schools to remain open, but states follow a different route

Schools around different states in Australia are deviating from the Federal government’s stand, and this is causing confusion. Victoria’s schools will close from Tuesday, but NSW and Tasmanian schools would …

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Coronavirus impact clearly evident at Centrelink offices around Australia

Pubs, clubs and a slew non-essential businesses were forced to shut down on Monday, however long queues emerged at Centrelink. All around the country newly out-of-work Australians huddled at branches …

Life

10+ things to do when in self-isolation

The lockdown is upon us and there is room for regulations to get even tighter before it gets easier. Neos Kosmos is offering you some useful things to do to …

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Eerily quiet in Oakleigh where coronavirus lockdown is keeping crowds at bay

Oakleigh, a robust Melbourne suburb with a thriving Greek centre, was a ghost town on Monday as new measures came into effect which closed down restaurants and cafes. Neos Kosmos …

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‘War time conditions’ as Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos restricts hospital visitors

Visitors to Victorian hospitals will face tougher restrictions from midnight tonight under a new Covid-19 safety measure announced by Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos on Monday. Visitors will be limited …

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Thucydides and the plague of Athens – what it can teach us now

The coronavirus is concentrating our minds on the fragility of human existence in the face of a deadly disease. Words like “epidemic” and “pandemic” (and “panic”!) have become part of …