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New name heralds a fresh start for the Greek Returned Servicemen League of NSW

With a new year comes new beginnings. The same can be said for the Greek Sub-Branch of RSL which starts the year with a new name – Greek Returned Servicemen League of NSW...

Tasmania’s Greek community launch inaugural film event to mark 1821 Revolution bicentenary

The Greek Community of Tasmania is holding an inaugural film screening of Vasilis Tsikaras' film, Poliorkia, on March 25 at 8pm to kick-start their celebrations for the 200-year anniversary of the Greek Revolution...

Angelique Cassimatis to replace Kerri-Anne Kennerley in musical ‘Pippin’

Greek Australian, Angelique Cassimatis, will replace Kerri-Anne Kennerley in the stage musical 'Pippin,' after the television personality broke her collarbone when she fell from a trapeze midway through a performance.

Greek and Australian candidates considered strong contenders for OECD post

Mathias Cormann and Anna Diamantopoulou have emerged as strong contenders to lead the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) after a cull of candidates, according to a report by The Sydney Morning...

Statue by the Lysicrates Foundation stands proudly in Martin Place, Sydney

A statue honouring Sir James Martin was unveiled by NSW Treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, in Martin Place in November 2020, as a fitting tribute to one of the founding fathers of modern New South...

Greek Australian community set to enjoy special presentation of new book ‘Pontian Diet’

A special online presentation of Professor Thomas Savvidis' new book, Pontian Diet, will be given to Pontian Greeks and the wider Greek community of Australia on January 14 at 6pm.

Archbishop Makarios of Australia: ‘I will be vaccinated, even in public’

His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia confirmed on Sunday during an interview with Greek media outlet, ERT, that he 'will be vaccinated, even in public.' During the discussion, His Eminence...

IBF officially orders lightweight champion to face George Kambosos Jr

Greek Australian boxer, George Kambosos Jr, is officially getting his world title fight. The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has officially ordered lightweight champion, Teofimo Lopez Jnr, to defend his belt against...

Greece and Australia ranked among the top ten most powerful passports for 2021

Last year was full of travel misery and COVID chaos. But in one ironic bright spot for the new year – Greece and Australia have ranked in the top ten most powerful passports...

Greek volunteer, Elias Giovanidis, praised for his work by EU Commission President

24-year-old Elias Giovanidis from Thessaloniki, Greece, has been recognised for his volunteer work during the coronavirus pandemic by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. During the...

‘My family was even happier than me’: Peter Karapalidis reflects on 99.80 VCE result

Greek Australian, Peter Panagiotis Karapalidis, was extremely anxious the night before his final results for this year's Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) were released. But he didn't need to be.

Statue of Kolokotronis lit up with Greek flag to mark bicentenary of 1821 Revolution

A statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis, the famous Greek hero of the 1821 Revolution, was illuminated with the Greek flag in the city of Nafplion. The symbolic move was made to...