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Greek Australian Cultural League announces winners of its literary competition

The winners of the 2022 bilingual Literary Competition, held by the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL), were announced over the weekend. The ceremony took...

From Newcastle to Greek reality TV: Meet Maria Maroulis

In the ring of one of Australia’s largest boxing events of the year on October 16 was an Australian of Greek and Italian heritage.  She...

Victorian Premier calls for the ‘immediate return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece’

During the two-day Antipodes Festival in Melbourne over the weekend, Victoria's Premier, Daniel Andrews, renewed his calls for the return of the Parthenon Marbles...

Victorian Labor Government pledges $800,000 to Melbourne’s Antipodes Festival

Over the weekend, Melbourne's Lonsdale street played host once more to the Antipodes Festival - the largest celebration of Greek culture outside of Greece....

The heartbeat of Hellenism: Antipodes Festival returns to Melbourne with a bang

If one were lost over the weekend in Melbourne’s CBD, there were ample Hellenes and Philhellenes adorned in blue and white that could lead...

Eight Greek Australians recognised in Football Canterbury volunteer awards

The Canterbury District Soccer Football Association (CDSFA) of Sydney's south and inner west hosted their annual volunteer recognition dinner on Friday at Waterview in...

‘Got to keep moving’: John Tritsaris on taking part in world’s largest study of Parkinson’s

It was ten years ago that John Tritsaris was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “I was just standing there and I started shaking,” John tells The...

‘You changed my life’: Devin Haney thanks George Kambosos Jr after world title rematch

After 12 rounds of intense fighting at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, Devin Haney defeated George Kambosos Jr for the second...

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Greek Australian Celina Michael turns four chairs on The Voice Greece

21-year-old Sydney-born singer, Celina Michael, turned all four chairs with her rendition of Natasha Bedingfield's 2007 song 'Soulmate' on The Voice Greece on Monday....

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 to be filmed in Corfu

It has been over a year since Nia Vardalos confirmed that a script for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 existed.  In a video posted...

Meet Tina Kokkalis: The Greek Australian singing both national anthems at Kambosos v Haney

As she takes the first sip of her hot tea, Tina makes it known that it is infused with lemon and a drop of...

Nostalgia, comedy and depth: Wog Boys Forever film premieres in Sydney

Just one week after 'Wog Boys Forever' premiered at Melbourne's Palais Theatre before 3000 people, Nick Giannopolous and the Wog Boys 3 ensemble...

Greece qualifies for Eurovision 2022 grand final

Seventeen countries competed in the first semi-final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) at Pala Olimpico Stadium in Turin, Italy this morning. Amanda Georgiadi...

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Simon Kennedy sends message to Greek community ahead of Cook by-election

Next Saturday, April 13, the by-election in the federal seat of Cook takes place following the resignation of former Prime Minister of Australia, Scott...

The dream, the utopia and the Greeks abroad built the independence of Greece

By Anastasios M. Tamis* There are many readings and interpretations, and myriad questions arise about the Greek Revolution, a phenomenon that gave birth to the...

Professor Anastasios Tamis: ‘Abolish university entrance exams in Australia’

By Anastasios M. Tamis* I have always been in favour of abolishing university entrance examinations. This institutional examination process in the form of HSC, VCE...