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‘It’s in our blood’: Harry and Mario Kapoulas make their mark on the Cronulla food scene

Growing up in Sydney’s south western suburb of Casula, Harry and Mario Kapoulas were always surrounded by a loving Greek family who taught them the importance of hard work and good hospitality. It’s no surprise then...

Musician, George Doukas, resists the temptation to follow music trends

When we sit down with George Doukas for an interview following his amazing live music performance on The Greek Herald’s Facebook page, he describes himself as “on the good side of sixty,” with a previous...

‘Antigone’: Elena Carapetis’ new play to feature at SA’s State Theatre Company

The State Theatre Company of South Australia has announced its 2022 season and among the list of playwrights is Greek Australian, Elena Carapetis, with her play 'Antigone.' The play is set to be performed from May...

Theo Theophanous appointed President of Cypriot Community of Melbourne and Victoria

The board of the Cyprus Community of Melbourne and Victoria (CCMV) met formerly on Wednesday, October 20 to accept the resignation of Stelios Angelodemou as President and from the Board. The CCMV Board passed unanimous motions...

Look who’s cooking: Top six favourite Greek Australian chefs

Today, on International Chefs Day, we are celebrate remarkable chefs around the world and the many things they teach us about different cuisines and delicacies.  We’ve listed some of the top Greek Australian chefs who have...

‘Greece is the Word’ at Canberra’s first ever Celebration of Languages event

Did you know the Oxford Dictionary says that on average there is about 470,000 English words with more than 150,000 having Greek roots? This fun fact, and many more, were on full display in Canberra on...

Water bombers and crew return to Australia after fighting wildfires across Greece

After 155 flight hours, 986 water-bombing operations, and more than 2,460 tonnes of water dropped, four water-bombing helicopters and 20 crew members have been redeployed back to Australia from Greece. The Four Bell 214BI water-bombing helicopters owned...

Athanasios Avgoustis: The pioneering ethos of the first Kastellorizian to settle in WA

A brief search through the history of the Greek community in Western Australian all points back to one man – Athanasios Avgoustis. He is widely believed to be the first Kastellorizian to settle in the...

The Gravanis brothers sell Empire Hotel in Annandale for about $20 million

Sydney pub barons, Bill and Mario Gravanis, have sold the Empire Hotel in Annandale, Sydney to a new fund put together by well-known business figure, Jon Adgemis, for about $20 million. The multi-level hotel includes 25...

Greek youth in Perth hold meeting with Secretary General for Greeks Abroad

Greece's General Secretary for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, Professor John Chrysoulakis, has held his first meeting with diaspora in Australia as part of his goal to create a communication network of young expatriates around...

Greek Orthodox church in Liverpool to get new youth centre designed by Maria Georgiou

From a billiard table to comfortable chairs where people can chill and listen to music, the new youth centre at Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Liverpool, Sydney, will not disappoint. Parish priest,...

Foreign Ministers of Greece and Australia reaffirm historic ties during phone call

Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, spoke over the phone on Monday with Australia’s Foreign Minister, Marise Payne. The talks between the two top officials focused on their shared commitment to the International Law of the Sea,...

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‘As Greek Australian, hard to keep cool’: Stoinis leads Aussies home in World Cup opener

Australia dodged a major bullet after its top-order woes turned what should have been a straightforward win into a nerve-jangling victory over South Africa...

Seven police officers arrested for homicide in Perama shootout

Seven police officers involved in a shootout that killed a 20-year-old man and injured a teenager after a car chase in Piraeus on Saturday...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew hospitalised during Washington visit

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has been hospitalised for “medical observation” in Washington D.C. after feeling unwell. Bartholomew felt unwell shortly before leaving for the service at...

How Australia’s housing history was influenced by Greeks

Greek, Italian and other immigrants who flooded into Australia in the post-war era changed the way our houses are designed, according to an article...

Greek American biomedical engineer Elisa Konofagou elected to National Academy of Medicine

Elisa E. Konofagou has been elected to the US-based independent advisory body the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).  She joins her fellow Vagelos College of...