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Coronavirus Fears Cause Cancellation of March 25 Parade, Brisbane Greek Festival

As the international community struggles to contain the Covid19 coronavirus pandemic, two iconic events for the Greek community in Australia for the coming days will be called off. The first major annual event to be canceled is the traditional March...

Australian Cypriot Believed Murdered in Brisbane

Brisbane police said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 26-year-old Cypriot Australian Ioli Hadjilyra who was found dead on Wednesday in a park and is believed to have been murdered. Hadjilyra’s body was found by council...

Three Women in Daylight Sex Romp Outside Brisbane Greek Restaurant

Australian police decided not to press charges against three women caught engaging in lewd sex acts on the sidewalk outside Brisbane's up-market Hellenika restaurant last Sunday. CCTV cameras caught the women engaging in a public sex romp - at one...

Australia to Ban New Migrants from Major Cities

Australia is to ban new migrants from settling to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane "for at least a few years" in order to stop congestion of the three major urban areas, an Independent report says. Alan Tudge, the minister for cities,...

Thousands Flock to Brisbane Greek Festival

Thousands of Greeks and Australians turned up to take part in the fun of the famous Paniyiri Greek Festival in Brisbane that took place this weekend. Visitors in Musgrave Park and The Greek Club, Edmondstone St, South Brisbane, had the...

Brisbane Bridge Turns Greek For City’s Festival

A striking montage of Greek-themed images was projected on a central Brisbane bridge as part of the Paniyiri Greek Festival this weekend. According to a report in Australia's Curier Mail, the projection will be repeated throughout the weekend as thousands...

More Than 50,000 People ‘Got Their Greek On’ at the 41st Paniyiri Greek Festival

The popular Paniyiri Greek Festival once again took place for the 41st time in Brisbane last weekend and with over 50,000 people attending the two-day event, it was a huge success! Locals and tourists alike ate traditional Greek food such...

The Paniyiri Greek Festival Set to Take Place in Brisbane May 20-21

The popular Paniyiri Greek Festival is once again taking place in Brisbane! Locals are gearing up for the event which will have traditional Greek food as well as the introduction of The Plateia, and a performance in celebration of...