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St Basil’s emptied out as fears for the elderly escalate with 16 deaths

“I would not let my mum be in some of these places, I just wouldn’t,” Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews said this week, a comment that came as another slap in …

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Greece’s Navarino Challenge returns for its eighth year

The Navarino Challenge is back again for its eighth year this October from the 16th to 18th. The award-winning sports tourism event will be presenting new sports activities and experiences …

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A-League’s Adelaide United wipe out Perth Glory with a 5-3 win

Adelaide United were quick to pull the rug from under Perth Glory during Thursday night’s match, getting through four goals in the first half. Adelaide were able to clinch onto …

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Celebrating the life of the late Demetra Kallinicos

This Eulogy to Demetra Kallinicos is dedicated to her by her loving family. Demetra was born on the 6th October, 1930 in the village of Fatsathika, on the Island of …

Life

What’s On July 31 – August 7

ONLINE FREE ONLINE LECTURE: BIZIM PAOK – OUR PAOK: REFUGEES, SPORTS, AND VENIZELISM IN INTERWAR THESSALONIKI The Greek Community of Melbourne is hosting an online lecture as part of their …

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The Apollo Greek restaurant in Potts Point remains closed as COVID-19 cluster grows

NSW recorded 21 cases overnight on Friday from more than 25,000 tests as two clusters are continuing to grow: Potts Point (19 people) and the Thai Rock Wetherill Park cluster …

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Fronditha Care’s vigilance following positive COVID-19 case on 22 July – no new cases since then

The outbreak at numerous aged care facilities around Melbourne, especially St Basil’s in Fawkner, has caused other facilities to fear for their residents and take additional precautions. Fronditha Care, a …

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Greek Australian among the eight new deaths recorded in Victoria on Friday

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews announced Friday’s disappointing figures for Victoria with 627 new positive test cases overnight and eight deaths, following yesterday’s 723 cases (the highest since the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Police ramp up investigations on Mykonos, the party island

Mykonos, the party island of Greece, has drawn the Greek government’s focus in the fight against COVID-19. Police inspections were ramped up on Wednesday night to ensure that social distancing …

Life

Free events at Greek archaeological sites and museums during August full moon

The August full moon is extra special in Greece thanks to the free events which take place at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This year is no exception. On …