Three Australians of Greek heritage have been inducted in the Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll for 2023.
The Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll spotlights those who promote multicultural civic participation and the social, cultural and economic benefits of diversity in Victoria.
Kyriakos Gold, Nola Radiotis and Helen Stamoulis were recognised along with 24 other honour roll inductees, at The Multicultural Awards for Excellence in Melbourne, Victoria on Tuesday night.
The awards were attended by the Governor of Victoria, Margaret Gardner AC, the Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Ingrid Stitt MP, and Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC), Vivienne Nguyen AM.
Who are the Australian inductees with Greek heritage?
Kyriakos Gold is a standout autistic social entrepreneur and advisor, uniquely blending business savvy with a deep understanding of intersectionality and power dynamics.
As the founder of Just Gold, Australia’s first management consultancy and creative agency that is an accredited social enterprise, they’ve integrated strategic communication, diversity, inclusion, and social impact. Their approach is informed by their lived experience as an Autistic Queer Greek Australian, making a significant impact on the Australian social enterprise scene.
Nola Radiotis is the current and longest-serving president of the Greek Women of the Northern Suburbs, ‘Anemones’ and was also named Darebin Council’s CALD Elder Community Leader of The Year. Nola is an inspirational leader and role model to others and works to ensure support systems are in place for elderly and vulnerable women in the Darebin community.
Helen Stamoulis is the wife of the late Melbourne businessman and rich lister Spiros Stamoulis. She was recognised in the honour roll for her vital role in keep Victoria’s multicultural communities safe and connected. She’s also a strong supporter of the Greek culture and philanthropic initiatives.