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Greek Australian Kon Vatskalis Wins Second Term as Mayor of Darwin

Greek-Australian politician Kon Vatskalis has claimed re-election as Lord Mayor of the city of Darwin on Sunday after a convincing lead on first preference votes. While only 56 percent of votes have been counted so far, Vatskalis leads by more...

Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian

What does the history of gambling in Victoria have to do with Greece? In a name, 89-year-old Nick Cecil. Cecil, a Greek-Australian, was Victoria's first undercover cop. In his heyday, he tackled the illegal off-course gambling industry when it was...

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-Australian Awarded Prestigious Schenberg Art Fellowship

Greek-Australian artist Tina Stefanou was awarded the Schenberg Art Fellowship from the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) on October 9 of this year. The fellowship, worth $50,000, is one of the most prestigious awards for up and coming...