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Critics Claim Failures Caused “Deadly Delay” in St. Basil’s Covid-19 Outbreak

Australia's aged care regulating authority was accused of a "catastrophic communications failure" after delaying for four days to report a Covid-19 case at Melbourne's St. Basil's aged care home to the federal government. A total 28 people lost their lives...

Widow of Australian Gang Boss John Macris Faces Accused Killers

Viktoria Karida, widow of murdered Sydney gangland figure John Macris, confronted in a Greek court on Wednesday the two men who have allegedly killed her husband. In October 2018, a man shot Macris to death outside his villa in the...

Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Breaks Down for Australia Wildfire Victims

Greek Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios burst into tears after his win on Friday's ATP Cup, where he played to raise money for the victims of the devastating wildfires that sweep across Australia. https://twitter.com/NickKyrgios/status/1212677231270645762 Kyrgios had previously announced his initiative to...

Greek-Australian Paspaley Family Celebrates One Century as the “Kings of Pearls”

This year, Australia's luxury pearl brand Paspaley celebrates a century since its founder, Theodosis Paspaley, landed on Australian shores and began building the country's foremost pearling company. The Paspalis family migrated from Greece to Australian shores in 1919, leaving the...

Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Greeks “Rise to the Challenge” at Charity Conferences

The challenge of building a more prosperous and compassionate Greece was the central theme of The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s successful "Rising to the Challenge - Greece at the Crossroads of Social Change" series of events held across Australia last...

“Yiayia Next Door” Given Ticket to Visit Family in Greece (video)

The "Yiayia Next Door," the elderly Greek-Australian woman whose generosity to her next-door neighbors Daniel and Luke Mancuso went viral earlier this year on Instagram, has now been given tickets to visit her family back in Greece. "Nina," aka "The Yiayia...

Sixteen-Year-Old Greek-Australian Shot Twice; Brother Charged

Greek-Australian teen Alex Gatis, 16, was shot twice at his Lockley house in Adelaide on Monday morning. Emergency crews rushed to the victim's house on Malurus Avenue at 9:30 AM, where the teenager was found suffering from two gunshot wounds,...

Martha Kalifatidis: The Greek-Australian Kim Kardashian (video)

The comparisons are inevitable: Greek-Australian Martha Kalifatidis has to live up to her unofficial nickname as Australia's Kim Kardashian. Martha Kalifatidis is a makeup artist who has now become a reality TV star after her great success in the series...

Bulgarian Μan Arrested Over Murder of Greek Australian in Athens

Greek police arrested on Thursday a Bulgarian man in connection with the execution-style killing of Greek-Australian businessman Yiannis Makris in the southern Athenian suburb of Voula on October 31, 2018. Police have now arrested a 31-year-old Bulgarian suspect in connection...

Australian PM Scott Morrison Sends Message to Greek Australians for March 25th

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison sent a message to Greek Australians on the occasion of March 25th, Greece's Independence Day. The complete message by the Australian PM: "I am pleased to send my best wishes to everyone celebrating Greek Independence...