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Australia Day Honors Greeks of Diaspora

Australia day is celebrated by all Australians wherever they are. On this national day, all Australians honor their country’s values that unite them as nation. However, the majority of the indigenous Australians, also known as Aborigines, do not participate in...

Greek Lawyer, Defender of Aborigines Passes Away

The Greek lawyer, Stavros Komninos, recently passed away. Komninos was the first Greek lawyer in Queensland. He was a revolutionary man, fighting for the rights of  Aborigines and the protection of the environment. According to his son Thanassis, he genuinely loved...

Jacomo Pushes Aborigine Rights

The first Commissioner for Aborigine Children and Youth of the state of Victoria is half Greek and half Aborigine. This is Andrew Jacomo, the son of Greek Alex Jacomo, the first white man embraced by the natives as a...

Greek Epidemiologist’s Rheumatic Heart Disease Study

Epidemiologist Jonathan Karapetis, who was described as one of the 100 “brightest Australians” is the new director of the Telethon Institute of Child Health Research, based in Perth and involved in researches related to child health. For the past six...

Greek Paniyiri in Brisbane Delights Community

More than 10,000 people crossed the two-day Greek Paniyiri in Brisbane last weekend and as the Australian press noted, “the Greeks of the city must have been the happiest Greeks of the world.” Premier Campbell Newman, former Australian Prime...

Indigenous Find New Place to Camp But Still Boycott Paniyiri Festival

The site of the initial tent embassy of the Aborigines is now surrounded by carnival rides put in place for the Greek Paniyiri festival that is about to take place this coming weekend. The indigenous decided to camp at the...

Aborigines Forced to Move Their Tents For Greek Paniyiri

Hundreds of policemen destroyed tents of Aborigines in Brisbane National Park, where the Greek Community plans to celebrate their annual Paniyiri. The policemen arrested 30 Aborigines and violently removed 80 more demonstrators. Australia's natives have been protesting since March for...