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Greeks Honored in New Australian National Monument to Migration

Greek philanthropists have banded together to commemorate Greek migrants on the new National Monument to Migration in Australia.

Grand Opening of the New Castellorizian Association of NSW Building

The Castellorizian Association of New South Wales (NSW) inaugurated a new cultural center building in Sydney, Australia on Saturday. 

Greek-Australian Politician Sworn In To New South Wales Parliament

Peter Poulos, a Greek-Australian Liberal Party politician, was sworn into office at the New South Wales (NSW) Parliament last Thursday. 

Greek-Australian Paspaley Family are the “Kings of Pearls”

King of pearls, Theodosis Paspaley, landed on Australian shores and began building the country's foremost pearling company.

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...

Melbourne Seminar to Portray Misery of a Starving Greece Under Nazi Occupation

Violetta Hionidou, aProfessor of Modern European History at Newcastle University, will present an online lecture about Greece under the years of Nazi occupation on Thursday, October 8th. The lecture, part of the Greek Community of Melbourne’s Greek History and Culture...

Greek-Australian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos Resigns

Greek-Australian Jenny Mikakos resigned as Victoria’s Health Minister on Saturday, amid growing pressure over her role in the state's coronavirus hotel quarantine program. Her decision came a day after Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews took the stand at the Covid-19 hotel...

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,...

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...