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TGH Exclusive: Sophie Cotsis on International Women’s Day, “I have a responsibility to talk about my illness”

When Sophie Cotsis was growing up, she had the upbringing many migrant children are familiar with; translating bills for their parents, helping them with directions and writing letters on their behalf. It wasn’t until much later on in her...

“Woman Who Changed Her Brain” impressed with Oakleigh Grammar’s ‘Arrowsmith Program’ for students with learning disabilities

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, also known as “the woman who changed her brain”, is the founder of the ‘Arrowsmith Program’, which is being integrated into schools to assist children with learning difficulties. Melbourne’s Oakleigh Grammar, in the predominantly ‘Greek area’ of Oakleigh,...

TGH Exclusive: Nick Andrews marks the migrant success story in ‘Nickos – The Young Greek Immigrant’

‘Nickos – The Young Greek Immigrant’ is an inspiring biography of a thirteen year old boy who went from peeling potatoes at the Trocadero Café in Trangie, NSW to becoming one of Australia’s most successful...

The Greek Herald celebrates new beginnings with official ‘Relaunch’ Party and 94th year anniversary

The Greek Herald, one of the first Greek Australian newspapers, and currently the largest national daily Greek newspaper in Australia, signified its transition into the new era, with a relaunch party last Thursday evening. The newspaper,...

How important is sex to Greeks?

One of my favourite conversations I've ever had with a native Greek person was the days when I was working in sales at MYER. One of my co-workers, who had just moved to Sydney from...

South Australian Greek Community gathers for Cyprus Community Festival 2020

The Cyprus Community of South Australia hosted its 5th annual cultural festival last weekend, February 8th and 9th, at their community centre. Cypriot traditions were carried down through the generations, with Cypriot's of all ages participating...

Arianna Huffington to Jennifer Aniston: “the ultimate role model of our Greek heritage”

It was Greek golden-girl Jennifer Aniston's birthday yesterday, and all of Hollywood's elites made sure to send out their best birthday wishes. Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of The Huffington Post and Thrive Global, made a...

Greek Community of Melbourne looks back at 2019 achievements

The Greek Community of Melbourne looks back on the year 2019 as a year full of activities and creative projects that "set the foundations and paved the way for the future of our historic organisation...

TGH Exclusive: Greek honorary Australian, Violet Roumeliotis, will not hesitate to recognise the painful history of January 26

On Australia Day 2020, January 26, Ms Violet Roumeliotis received the highest honour an Australian citizen can be awarded – the Order of Australia Medal (OAM). Violet Roumeliotis is no stranger to honorary awards. In 2017, she was named...

Melbourne Greek Community President invited to speak Economic Forum in Delphi

Melbourne Greek Community President Vassilis Papastergiadis is to be one of the speakers at the 5th Delphi Economic Forum, which will be held from March 5 to 8, 2020, at the European Cultural Centre in...

‘Greece 2021’ committee on Greek War of Independence centennial reveals logo

Head of the "Greece 2021" committee on the bicentennial of the declaration of the Greek War of Independence (1821) Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki presented the logo of the committee on Friday. The logo shows a ribbon forming the...

Macquarie University Greek Studies Foundation calls upon Greek community to unite to save the Greek language

The Macquarie University Greek Association (MUGA) was formed by an enthusiastic group of young Greek individuals, in 1984. Vasilis Georgiou led the MUGA initiative, which then established the Macquarie University Greek Studies Foundation. The foundation began as a celebration,...

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COVID-19 more dangerous than the AstraZeneca vaccine, NSW Health tells multicultural communities

NSW Health’s Dr. Jan Fizzell and NSW Minister for Multiculturalism Natalie Ward fronted a weekly conference with multicultural media on Wednesday.  Australia’s vaccination rollout remained...

‘Totally unpleasant’: Greek on Halifax chef on mass staff transfer to hotel quarantine

Staff at one of South Australia’s biggest ‘super-spreader’ sites were recently moved to hotel quarantine for their final week of quarantine.  Joseph Vaccaro is a...

Investigation into Hells Angel associate Kerry Giakoumis’ disappearance continues

Victorian Police are continuing to investigate the disappearance and suspected murder of an Adelaide bikie associate one year on.  Hells Angels bikie associate Kerry Giakoumis,...