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Hellenic Museum To Offer Virtual Course on Ancient Greece in January

The Hellenic Museum, Melbourne's iconic hub of Greek culture and history, both ancient and modern, will be hosting a fascinating course called "City, town and country in ancient Greece" in January via Zoom. The educational program will allow learners to...

Australian Artist and Philhellene Max Grierson Inspired by Beauty of Greece

In his pen and ink drawings, with delicate touches of watercolors, Australian artist and philhellene Max Grierson manages to capture the unique sensation of strolling through Athens and the Greek islands. His drawings perfectly depict the country's distinctive architecture...

Fifteen-Year-Old Greek Australian Wins Prestigious Greek Language Award

Greek Australian student Anastasia Rigopoulos, age fifteen, was recently given the European Union Delegation to Australia's "European Language Award" for her mastery of the Greek language. Although she has never visited Greece, Anastasia started speaking Greek at home with her...

Greek Australians Rank Among Country’s Wealthiest People

According to the annual "Rich List," recently released by Australian publication Financial Review, three Greek Australians are on the list of the country's 100 wealthiest people. Born on the Greek island of Kythira, Nick Politis is known for his 38...

Thousands of Australians Stranded Abroad, Including Many Greek Australians

In the wake of the Covid crisis, Australia's government limited international arrivals into the country to 4,000 travelers a week. This has left Australians abroad, most of whom had left the country before the pandemic started, virtually stranded. Australia set some...

Greeks in Sydney Celebrate 50th Anniversary of St. Nectarios Church

Saint Nectarios Church, a center of the Greek diaspora who live in the area, has been serving the Orthodox community of Burwood, Sydney since its opened its doors to the faithful in 1970. After its purchase on September 6, 1970,...

Greeks of Melbourne Organize Greece 2021 Bicentennial Celebrations

Home to the largest Greek population outside of Greece, the city of Melbourne, Australia is a center of the Greek diaspora. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, the...

Victoria: One in Five Victims of Coronavirus is Greek

Out of the 549 coronavirus deaths in Australia, 462 are from Victoria. One in five of those victims is of Greek heritage. As the Australian government attempts to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the country by imposing restrictions, Victoria...

10 of Sydney’s Best Greek Restaurants

By: Assil Giacheia Due to the economic crisis that has plagued Greece, a large number of Greeks migrated to find a better future. One of the main beneficiaries of this wave of migration is the city of Sydney, ranking Australia...

Christopher Chronis, the Greek-Australian Shaping the Fashion Industry

When it comes to the world of fashion, Greek-Australian fashion designer Christopher Chronis continues to set trends which are sleek, flirty and as timeless as classic Greece. The story behind how he became the head designer for Global Designer Brands...