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Greek wonder tales: giving a voice to silent women

As Greek-Australians, we seldom relate Greek fairy tales to our children. Such tales as are recounted, generally derive from the approved canon of the Grimm compendium, with a dash of …

German millions for Turkish coast guard as language becomes more bellicose by the day

As the language in the Aegean-east Mediterranen territorial and fossil resources conflict gets more bellicose by the day, Germany has announced it’s transferring 32 million euros to Turkey for its …

Greek-Turkish stand-off in the Aegean, and the role of Russia, US, Germany, France and NATO

Greece denied that it will enter “technical talks” with Turkey after NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced the possibility of these. Greek Foreign Ministry sources dismissed Mr Stoltenberg’s announcement and underlined …

Alan Tudge casts focus on challenges to cohesion during COVID-19 pandemic

Acting Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Minister Alan Tudge focused on the COVID-19 health crisis in his address at the National Press Club on Friday. Below is his speech: Keeping Australians …

Experts’ Opinions: State of Disaster and our civil liberties

The global pandemic has required extraordinary measures to safeguard our rights to life and health. These efforts have come at the expense of civil liberties with government restrictions of fundamental …

Covidiots of yore and their ancient equivalents

One of the neologisms to come out of the Pandemic is “covidiot,” signifying someone who does not obey health directions. Lately I’ve seen a calque of this word appear in …

Rounds 9 and 10 AFL roundup: The Tigers, the Cats and the Demons come out on top miles ahead of their opponents

We are now well into the AFL’s 33 games in 20 days. Last Friday the Blues gave up a lead of 5 goals to lose to Hawthorn and Essendon were …

Koraly Dimitriadis releases her first poetry video supported by her Creative Victoria grant

Poet Koraly Dimitriadis has been getting to work, producing some new pandemic material with the grant she received as part of Creative Victoria’s “Sustaining creative workers initiative”. Ms Dimitriadis released …

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Ten Greek summer festivals that start in July

1. The Athens and Epidaurus Festival Held in Athens and Epidaurus, in the Peloponnese. This is Greece’s premier annual arts festival and one of the highlights of the summer festival …

Photos: Victoria deals with a second day of heavy fog

This Friday morning Melburnians once again fought with the heavy fog that blanketed areas across the state. The Bureau of Meteorology sent out an alert for a second day in …

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